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2012 Acura TL steering problems: power steering failed

Power Steering Failed

CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2012 Acura TL is showing an early trend of suspension problems, with owners reporting clunking or grinding sounds.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,000
Average Mileage:
78,850 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace eps unit (1 reports)
  2. replaced power steering motor (1 reports)
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2012 Acura TL steering problems

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2012 Acura TL Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 032017

TL Limited V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

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

Thje car was working fine and suddenly the Power System Failure error was reported on the console. Lost all power steering and had to drive without power steering. Drove to the mechanic and he was able to repeat the problem several times. Power Steering motor had to be replaced with the pwer bar. Additionally, the system had to be reprogrammed. No recall so had to pay for the repair.

- Paul W., Ellicott City, MD, US

problem #1

Nov 092016

TL

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,652 miles

My car literally seized as I was trying to turn right and I ended up in an intersection because my power steering failed!!! No warning. Looking online, there are several complaints. 2012 should not malfunction like this at 4 years old and could have caused serious injury or accidents!!! $1000 to fix with labour and tax. Ridiculous as I read on the web that its an ongoing issue.

- Daniela M., Surrey, BC, Canada

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