TSB List for the 1997 Acura CL

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 CL are official communications between Acura & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • SUSPENSION

    • TSB #010302

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636758

      SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #102

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #629320

      SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #180101

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #617707

      CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT SEAL UPDATE CAMPAIGN. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009253

      CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97-002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603248

      CONDITIONS WITH BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #011000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618739

      SUBJECT REGARDING A LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGERS PERTAINING TO SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #011000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #615753

      SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 - 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 - 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #090199

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608037

      SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #01041

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #626267

      V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #302

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #631035

      SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #00029

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619879

      PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL FOR VEHICLES WITHIN VIN 19UYA1 ... VL000001 THRU 19UYA1 ... VL020752. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #070301

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619882

      INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A COPY OF THE REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL WITH TWO NEW LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS ADDED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #181000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618745

      SUBJECT REGARDING CL FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #00029

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618740

      ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL MAY BACK OUT OF THE OIL PUMP HOUSING OVER TIME RESULTING IN THE OIL RAPIDLY PUMPING OUT OF THE ENGINE WITHOUT WARNING. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #99045

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627128

      INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH Read More »

    • TSB #99045

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626225

      SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #011001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626428

      INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB Read More »

    • TSB #99045

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610581

      PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99018

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610236

      SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #B99-040

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099960

      "SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #B99-040

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099960

      "SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626463

      SUBJECT REGARDING ALL MODELS ,EXCEPT SLX, -DTCP0740, LOCK-UP SYSTEM ERROR. *YD Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #01162005

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014766

      P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #04012004

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009042

      DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #102703

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004474

      RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. Read More »

    • TSB #1202

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002583

      STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #060199

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606306

      CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #99030

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610264

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A D4 LIGHT THAT BLINKS INTERMITTETLY WHILE DRIVING AND THE TACHOMETER NEEDLE FLUCTUATES DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98020

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615578

      SOME 2.2CL MODELS MAY EXHIBIT THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE HAS STORED AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SAE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE OF P0740. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #110102

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005865

      CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #080101

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623629

      SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #SB-90509

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052080

      ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE ON BATTERY SENSOR SYSTEM MAY NOT BEEN COMPLETED ON VEHICLE. NO MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #03034

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008533

      SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #091203

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004665

      LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009257

      RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626468

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #98019

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609923

      TOO MUCH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE WINDOW GUIDE PIN AND REAR CHANNEL GUIDE CAUSING, RATTLE FROM A PARTIALLY OPEN WINDOW WHEN DRIVING ON A ROUGH ROAD. YD Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #99001

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633346

      SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604642

      PROCEDURES ON REPAIRING INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #96-021

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601528

      CONDITION WITH MOONROOF SEAL STICKS UP. *YC Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #1001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626607

      SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009256

      INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #98124

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600251

      EXPERIENCING PAINT PEELING FROM BUMPER. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #98024

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602976

      PRODUCT UPDATE ON HOOD RELEASE CABLE. *YC Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #SB-0708

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037486

      ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #97006

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51150

      DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE INOPERATIVE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #96028

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50687

      PASSENGER'S SEAT HARD TO RELEASE. *TW Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #99002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604640

      SUBJECT REGARDING POWER SEAT MAKING A GROWLING OR RATTLING NOISE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601532

      CONDITION WITH DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE IS INOPERATIVE. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #090105

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018109

      HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009255

      KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #110102

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005860

      AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1002

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009254

      A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #01021

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623218

      SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH A/T DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #981301

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601784

      INVESTIGATING THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM REMOTES THAT INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT LOCK OR UNLOCK THE DOORS. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98021097-028

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600260

      EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *YC Read More »

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