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2008 Acura TL

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2008 Acura TL Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

The automatic transmission tends to malfunction more often than in similar models. The Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A squeak type noise may be noted when raising or lowering the front door glass. Our technicians tell us that in most cases this issue can be corrected by replacing the door glass seal.

2008 Acura TL Recalls (Recent)

Suspension & Steering, May 16, 2012

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Prolonged under-hood and power steering fluid temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate resulting in cracks and power steering fluid leakage. Power steering fluid can leak onto the catalytic converter leading to smoke and possibly an under-hood fire. Dealers will install a new heat resistant power steering hose to correct this concern. The Honda recall number is S39.


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2008 Acura TL Questions and Answers

SILVERFOX, 2008 Acura TL, Levittown, PA

With the Low fuel light on & the gauge on the Last line, when fuel is added, the total number of gallons received is 13.5gallons, the manual states that the tank holds approx 17.1gallon...

kaz121, 2008 Acura TL, Mundelein, IL

is the acura type 2 coolant the same as the honda type 2 coolant? Both are already 50/50 premix.

kaz121, 2008 Acura TL, Mundelein, IL

Is it true that original equipment break pads are semi-metallicin front and ceramic in back? when changing pads, do I just remove caliper, press piston back,insert pads, watch for overflow of reser...

kaz121, 2008 Acura TL, Mundelein, IL

on the front rotors, I see the two thread holes to back off the rotors if their rusted on, but what are the two philips screws for?

kaz121, 2008 Acura TL, Mundelein, IL

if you change the trans fluid once year, the fluid around the torque will stay relatively clean. There is a drain bolt so it's easy. Does this make sense?

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2008 Acura TL Reviews

this car is one of the most amazing cars ever!!!! its luxury sport it is amazingly fast and it is loaded with technology. it never breaks the only thing its worked on for is the oil change or a flat tire shows how Japanese cars will take over the market with their reliability I will always be an Acura buyer and driver

Just bought a 2008 TL, which is a wonderful car to drive! The only problem is that I experienced a total power loss on two occasions; each time the power came right back on. Have a new battery, and had it and everything else checked by an Acura dealer, but they were unable to diagnose the problem. Reading some of the Acura on-line forums, seems like older models (1999 for example) had a recall for the electrical part of the ignition switch which caused a similar power loss problem....

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