2012 Acura TL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Acura TL

2012 Acura TL Problems

Automatic Transmission Issues

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

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2012 Acura TL Questions

Charging system indicator lights whenever I start the car (1 answer)

On my 2012 Acura TL the charging system indicator stays lit whenever I start the car but I have no problem driving or using other features in the car and service person can't find any problem with the battery.

The rear brake cables run under a support bar and are exposed.Is this normal (1 answer)

There are two cables attached to the brakes and I don't know if they are brake lines or emergency cables. In any event they are attached to and run under a metal bar and are exposed and could catch on something and be torn off. Should they be OVER the bar and protected from being damaged.

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2012 Acura TL Recalls

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.

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2012 Acura TL Reviews

I have Acura TL, 2012 FWD. I do not know if anybody else have the same problem as me, but would like to find out. I think Acura has a serious problem with leather. Yes, leather on the seats.It is bulging up in no time. It is depressing to see-mostly on the driver seat since it is used most, and I am not overweight.
Have the 12 acura TL tech. and love it. This car will do everything, and when you think your done knowing it all, something else happens that you didn't know it could do. HAHA! Love this car, and it hauls the mail too!!! Great car for people in snow country with the front or all wheel drive. The white pearl color is great and not an extra charge like all the other car companies charge. Come on,...

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