2008 Acura TL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Acura TL

2008 Acura TL Problems

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

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.

I found out that at only 83000 miles my TL had to have the engine mounts replaced already at a cost of almost $800.00

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2008 Acura TL Questions

I have a 2008 Acura TL with 50k and the rpm goes up and down and flashing lights are on?

Does a 2008 tl have a factory/stock auto start on the stock/factory keys

At what mileage should i change the timing belt and spark plugs?

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2008 Acura TL Recalls

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 Reviews

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 reca...

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

Very disgusted with my Acura TL. First, had no idea that it was a car needing PREMIUM gas when I bought it - list price was 36,225. 6 hours into a trip from Western NY to southern Indiana on 4-11-14, the dashboard lights began flashing with several messages, including something about the stability control. Within 5 minutes the engine power failed and we had to pull off to the side on Highway 7...

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