2006 Acura RL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Acura RL

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2006 Acura RL Problems

Acura extended automatic transmission warranty

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.

Reprogram computer to fix shifting problem in automatic transmission
Some automatic transmissions have a shifting problem that can be corrected by simply reprogramming the computer.
Sensor Problems May Cause SRS Light To Turn On

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.

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2006 Acura RL Questions

Change the AC compressor because it has no suction I put on a brand new AC compressor (1 answer)

An expansion valve in the dryer filter I broke the lines I blew through the condenser and evaporator no restrictions I vacuum the actual system new compressor has no suction so I take it back off and went to get a new compressor vacuum it down again still no suction so I added free on with the ma...

What is the proper amperage for the alternator when replaced? (1 answer)

Negative Battery Terminal Lose...Will This Cause My Car To Cut Off?? (1 answer)

My car was running find, I stop for a second and turned my car off, went to start it and there was no power, check under the hood while getting a jump and it started up fine, went to pull off and the car cut off again, messed with the negative terminal and it started but the interior lighting was...

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2006 Acura RL Recalls

Passenger 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.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

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.

Possible Brake Fluid Leak From Master Cylinder

Use of incorrect brake fluid may cause a rubber seal in the rear of the master cylinder to become dry and leak. The leaking fluid will enter the brake booster and may not be visible externally. A loss of brake fluid can reduce braking efficiency, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seal on all master cylinders, leaking or not. This recall is scheduled to begin during December of 2010. The Acura recall number is R52; the Honda Recall Number is R51.

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2006 Acura RL Reviews

I had a leased Acura RX and loved it Then I bought a used 2006 Acura TL around 4 years ago. These are the things I had or have to fix: 1. air conditioning - fixed 2 times - last time around 10 months ago after been over a year with broken a/c 2. motor mounts - need to fix - bad for a very long time - incredible for an expensive car 3. battery problems - have the problem right now 4. trun...
AC unit went at 75K. AFS and VSA lights are on now (135K), but no codes to shut off as I had car checked by electrical repair guy. My AFS isn't working (lights don't go side to side or up down). VSA I can't tell. Now I *have* to bring to dealer (and pay the exorbitant diagnostic fees). I've also replaced door lock actuators on car - one at 110K and one at 130K 2000 RL went 212K ...
I BROUGHT MY 2006 RL IN 2009. IT WAS CERT. I GOT IT AT A NICE PRICE. I DID ALL THE MAINTENANCE AT THE TIMES THEY WS SUPPOSE TO BE DONE. KNOCKING ON WOOD, I HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEMS AT ALL WITH IT. IT RUNS LIKE A CHAMP. I THINK IT THE LUCK OF THE DRAW. THE DAY THE CAR WAS BUILT ETC. MON. FRI. AS ANYTHING IN LIFE NEVER DO NOTHING ON THESE TWO DAYS MON, PEOPLE ARE COMING OFF OF A HANG OVER OR SOM...

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