2004 Acura TL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Acura TL
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2004 Acura TL ProblemsAutomatic Transmission Issues
Automatic transmission problems are common and these transmissions have high failure rates. Acura has voluntarily extended the warranty on many of its automatic transmissions, so be sure to check with an Acura dealership to confirm warranty coverage.
Automatic Transmission May Fail Prematurely
If one of the power window motors is not very strong, and the window moves slowly. Operating the windows with the engine running will help take some of the stress off the motor and prolong its lifespan.
2004 Acura TL QuestionsLately my car won't take off from a complete stop, it stalls out. If you accelerate when it's in park the check engine light Flash's then it dies down and wants to die?... Please help!!! (2 answers)
I just got the car home from buying, and was sitting in the car revved up the motor and the pedal got stuck under the floor mat, and I had to turn the car off to get it to stop. Car no longer runs. It barely hits 2 rpms.
It's comes out if gear and won't go back in unless I let iff gas
2004 Acura TL RecallsAcura Recalls 2004-2007 TL Models Due to Power Steering Hose Leaks
Acura has recalled certain 2004-2007 TL models because the power steering hose may leak onto the extremely hot catalytic converter, which may cause a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the power steering hose with a new heat-resistant design.
Acura has recalled 2004-2005 TL vehicles because the wiper motor may stop working. Water may enter the wiper motor breather port and cause corrosion, which may cause the electrical circuit in the wiper motor to fail. Dealers will replace corroded wiper motors and modifications will be made to prevent water from entering the existing or new wiper motor.
Honda and Acura are recalling numerous 2001–2004 vehicles to inspect for an internal automatic transmission fault. This fault could result in gear failure, which can cause the transmission to lock up. If the transmission were to lock up with the vehicle in motion, a crash could result. If the inspection reveals internal transmission damage, the transmission will be replaced. If no internal damaged is noted, the transmission oil cooler return line will be revised in order to increase fluid flow. For more information, please call Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238.