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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Rotor Problems

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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.

7.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 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.

2001 Acura TL brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Acura TL Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 022001

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2001 Acura TL. The steering has become very difficult to maneuver only when the brakes are applied. The parts have been replaced several times under warranty, but the failure has not been corrected. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle is currently out of warranty and the contact would be responsible for the repair. The cost of the repair would be $800. The current mileage was 71,000 and failure mileage was 6,000. Updated 01-15-08. Updated

- Fairfax, VA, USA

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