Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

NHTSA — Air Bags: Frontal Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1997 Acura TL seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1997 Acura TL:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1997 Acura TL Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 102004


  • miles


1997 Acura 3.2 TL faulty airbag. My Acura recently displayed a SRS error. I brought the car into radley Acura in falls church where they told me that a potentially faulty airbag is not covered by Acura and that to have the airbag replaced to prevent it from either deploying randomly or not deploying at all it would cost me over $1200.

- Arlington, VA, USA

Search for these popular complaint phrases...

Not what you are looking for?