2005 Acura RL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Acura RL
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2005 Acura RL ProblemsReprogram computer to fix shifting problem in automatic transmission
Acura extended the warranty due to numerous issues with the automatic transmission. Problems with the automatic transmission may make the car undrivable and can result in costly repairs.
The Airbag (SRS) warning light may illuminate due to one or more failed sensors. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses of any stored fault codes because these sensors can be very expensive to replace.
2005 Acura RL QuestionsI drove a short distance and all my power steering fluid drained out (1 answer)
No recent oil changes or repairs done to car. Drove to town and back (3 miles) and had a trail of fluid behind the car and the rest ran out in the garage.
I know for sure that the material they used is defective. Even my service counselor at Acura said so when I brought in my 2014 RLX. He said it occurs in 05 to 07.
I look inside every RL that has the same body as mine and have seen at least 4. My son's friend is the same.
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2005 Acura RL RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over time could cause the inflator to rupture. If this happens, it would spray metal fragments upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.