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Acura CL Problems

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Most Common Acura CL Problems

The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...
The car will sometimes not start because of a problem with the ignition switch. Some models may have been recalled by Acura for this issue, please check with your dealer to be sure.
The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...
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1 Known Acura CL Brakes Problem

The 2001-2003 Acura CL has brake caliper issues, which are known for causing vibration and grinding noises at all times. The brake rotor is a disk that sits between two brake pads. The brake pads ...

2 Known Acura CL Drive Train Problems

The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...
The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...

3 Known Acura CL Electrical & Lights Problems

The car will sometimes not start because of a problem with the ignition switch. Some models may have been recalled by Acura for this issue, please check with your dealer to be sure.
The fuel pump electrical relay sometimes stops working.
The switch that controls the cooling fan gets stuck in the "On" position causing the fan to run continuously, which drains the battery.

0 Known Acura CL Engine Problems

3 Known Acura CL Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1998-2003 Acura CL may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy Engi...
The 1998-2003 Acura CL commonly has problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the check engine lig...
The 1998-2003 Acura CL may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P0505 En...

0 Known Acura CL Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Acura CL Maintenance Problems

0 Known Acura CL Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Acura CL Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Acura CL Problems & Complaints

The car will sometimes not start because of a problem with the ignition switch. Some models may have been recalled by Acura for this issue, please check with your dealer to be sure.
The fuel pump electrical relay sometimes stops working.
The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...
The Acura 3.2CL may develop issues with the automatic transmission. Rough shifting may occur, and the “D4” light and check engine may begin to blink. The check engine light will also i...
The 1998-2003 Acura CL commonly has problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the check engine lig...
The 1998-2003 Acura CL may have issues with the idle air control system, causing: Erratic/bouncing idle Poor fuel mileage Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble code P0505 En...
The 2001-2003 Acura CL has brake caliper issues, which are known for causing vibration and grinding noises at all times. The brake rotor is a disk that sits between two brake pads. The brake pads ...
The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1998-2003 Acura CL may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy Engi...
The switch that controls the cooling fan gets stuck in the "On" position causing the fan to run continuously, which drains the battery.
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