TSB List for the 1998 Acura CL

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1998 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: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
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • EQUIPMENT
  • 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 »

    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 »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • 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 #010200

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618758

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING THE OIL PUMP O-RING FOR 1998 AND 1999 2.3CL MODELS. *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 »

    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

    • TSB #03001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000991

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMES ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1457 EVAP BYPASS SOLENOID VALVE FAILURE. *TT 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: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:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #991001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610252

      BRIEF INFORMATION ON REPLACING A LEAKY TORQUE CONVERTER SEAL. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #1102

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014067

      THE HOMELINK SYSTEM MAY HAVE TEST INFORMATION STORED IN MEMORY THAT MUST BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE PROGRAMMED. *NM Read More »

    • TSB #110102

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

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

    • TSB #1001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626635

      SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKS, WON'T START WITH TYPE II IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. *YD Read More »

    • TSB #080101

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

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

    • TSB #99011

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604534

      CONCERNS WITH REMOTE AUDIO SWITCHES NOT WORKING PROPERLY. *TT 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:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

    • 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 #040700

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613521

      INFORMATION REGARDING A PROBLEM WITH THE MECHANICAL PART OF THE WINDOW REGULATOR ON CL VEHICLES AFTER THE FOLLOWING VIN: 1998 3.0 CL, 19UYA2--WL004819, 1998 2.3 CL, 19UYA--WL005233 OR ANY 1999 CL. Read More »

    • TSB #99001

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

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

    VISIBILITY:SUN 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 »

    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: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

    • TSB #010200

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618762

      INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *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 #01022

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623225

      CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #98033

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602975

      HOMELINK TRANSMITTER RANGE IS TOO SHORT. *YC 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 »

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