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NHTSA — Power Train Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,000 miles

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1998 Acura CL drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Acura CL Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 012014

CL 6-cyl

  • 62,000 miles


We had to replace our transmission after 70000miles, we had to replace a drivers side electric window twice, check engine light always stays on nothing wrong, car stalled going 45mphs fixed that problem other lights now stay on no matter if nothing is wrong, this car isn't worth the money too many problems and they tell me my VIN number doesn't fit the recalls but we have the same problems, I'm going to start raising a stink it's ridiculous,

- Sacramento, CA, USA

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