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NHTSA — Suspension: Front 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.

1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles

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2002 Acura TL suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Acura TL Owner Comments

problem #1

May 252008

TL

  • 91,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Acura TL. While driving 5 mph, turning the corner the axle fell off the vehicle. The vehicle was repaired and the dealer confirmed if the contact drove over anything in the road. The vehicle is five years old. There were no warning lights on the dashboard. The cost of repairs were $2400. The failure mileage is 91,000.

- Landover, MD, USA

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