NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal: Sensor/Control Module Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: The 1997 CL suffered from repeated failures of the driver side power window. Acura replaced the power window motor under their standard warranty and is some cases even offered warranty extensions, perhaps side-stepping a recall.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,500 miles

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1997 Acura CL seat belts / air bags problems

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1997 Acura CL Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 082002

CL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles


SRS light on the dash stays on. Dealer said wiring is defective. Airbag has never gone off and the car has never been in an accident. Dealer stated that it is the passenger side air bag. The diagnosis is that the wire shows high resistence. The module was reset, the light on the dash went off for three days and then came back on. The dealer will not repair. It is possible the air bag will not work according to the dealer. The wiring is defective.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 092002


  • miles
While driving the air bag impact sensor began to illuminate on and off. Dealer wants to replace the all air bag system. Provide further information.

- Arlington, VA, USA

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