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1999 Acura TL
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 1999-2003 Acura TL has a known & widespread defect with the transmission.
Honda fixed some vehicles with a recall in 2004 by changing the oil cooler return line. To settle a class action lawsuit in 2006, Honda extended the transmission warranty on some of these Acura TL's to 93 months / 109,000 miles.
Now these vehicles are past the warranty limit, so buyer beware.
Worst 1999 TL transmission Problems
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- shifter will not shift1
- transmission slip won't go into 2nd 3rd even after recall1
- NHTSA: Power Train: Automatic Transmission26
- NHTSA: Power Train: Manual Transmission3
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