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Most Common Acura RL Problems

The Airbag (SRS) warning light may illuminate due to one or more failed sensors. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses of any stored fault codes because these sensors can be very expensive t...
The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1996-2012 Acura RL may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy Engi...
The 1996-2006 Acura RL may have issues with the fuel pump and fuel injection relays. These relays send power to the fuel pump and fuel injectors when the key is turned to the “ON” posi...
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1 Known Acura RL Brakes Problem

The 1999-2004 Acura RL 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 ...

3 Known Acura RL Drive Train Problems

Some automatic transmissions have a shifting problem that can be corrected by simply reprogramming the computer.
Acura extended the warranty due to numerous issues with the automatic transmission. Problems with the automatic transmission may make the car undrivable and can result in costly repairs.
The 2005-2012 Acura RL 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...

3 Known Acura RL Electrical & Lights Problems

The Airbag (SRS) warning light may illuminate due to one or more failed sensors. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses of any stored fault codes because these sensors can be very expensive t...
The 1996-2006 Acura RL may have issues with the fuel pump and fuel injection relays. These relays send power to the fuel pump and fuel injectors when the key is turned to the “ON” posi...
The Acura RL experiences occasional problems with sensors in the airbag system, causing the safety restraint system (SRS) light to turn on. The sensors can be very expensive to replace. Acura may o...

0 Known Acura RL Engine Problems

4 Known Acura RL Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1996-2012 Acura RL may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy Engi...
The 2005-2012 Acura RL 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 2005-2012 Acura RL 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 RL Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known Acura RL Maintenance Problem

The starter motor used on the 1996-2006 Acura RL frequently fails on vehicles around 125,000 miles. It may help prolong the life of the starter to service the starter to ensure the connections are...

0 Known Acura RL Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Acura RL Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Acura RL Problems & Complaints

Some automatic transmissions have a shifting problem that can be corrected by simply reprogramming the computer.
The Airbag (SRS) warning light may illuminate due to one or more failed sensors. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses of any stored fault codes because these sensors can be very expensive t...
The 1996-2006 Acura RL may have issues with the fuel pump and fuel injection relays. These relays send power to the fuel pump and fuel injectors when the key is turned to the “ON” posi...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an EVAP system fault. Commonly this is caused by the failure of one of the EVAP control valves.
The 2005-2012 Acura RL 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 exhaust recirculation valve (EGR) on the 1996-2012 Acura RL may fail, causing: Illumination of the check engine light OBD trouble codes P0401 and P1491 Rough idle Reduced fuel economy Engi...
The 2005-2012 Acura RL 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 2005-2012 Acura RL 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...
The 1999-2004 Acura RL 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 starter motor used on the 1996-2006 Acura RL frequently fails on vehicles around 125,000 miles. It may help prolong the life of the starter to service the starter to ensure the connections are...
Acura extended the warranty due to numerous issues with the automatic transmission. Problems with the automatic transmission may make the car undrivable and can result in costly repairs.
The Acura RL experiences occasional problems with sensors in the airbag system, causing the safety restraint system (SRS) light to turn on. The sensors can be very expensive to replace. Acura may o...
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