Acura RL Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Acura RL as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

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 Check Engine Light may illuminate due to failure of the exhaust gas recirculation valve (EGR valve), or restricted passages in the engine related to the EGR system.

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 relay that supplies electrical power to the fuel pump may fail, causing the engine to stall or fail to start.

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 to replace.

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 offer a discount as a gesture of good will.