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1.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
128,800 miles

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1996 Acura RL engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Acura RL Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 272011

RL 6-cyl

  • 193,200 miles

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

When driving normally, the engine will completely die, as if the ignition had been turned off. The cose set in obd II indicated misfire on all cylinders. It starts again immediately, but does not always continue to run. This will happen numerous times per day, several days in a row, then not happen again for several days. The electrical system tests completely ok. Fuel pressure tests are ok too. Car is at goss' garage in seabrook, md, phone 301-577-9200.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #2

Jan 272011

RL

  • 193,200 miles
When driving normally, the engine will completely die, as if the ignition had been turned off. The code set indicates misfire on all cylinders. Starts again immediately, but does not always continue to run. This will happen numerous times then not again for days. Electrical system tests ok, fuel pressure test ok, too.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #1

Feb 032003

RL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After recall#99V227000 was performed, the vehicle remained experiencing transmission problems. Ph there was a loud noise when driving, vehicle wouldn't move, extension shaft and secondary drive gear was worn. A transmission was added, and the broken door handle was replaced. Scc

- El Paso, TX, USA

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