1997 Acura TL

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1997 Acura TL

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Available in 2 styles:  TL 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$630–$5,746
Estimated MPG

19–20 city / 23.9–25 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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TL

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall number: 99V227000
Recall date: 08/19/1999

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A TRANSMISSION CASE BOLT CAN LOOSEN AND FALL OUT ALLOWING THE TRANSMISSION TO DISENGAGE FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL.

Consequence:

THE VEHICLE COULD LOSE POWER TO THE DRIVE WHEELS WITHOUT WARNING. ALSO, SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION INTO THE PARK POSITION WOULD NOT LOCK THE WHEELS, AND A PARKED VEHICLE COULD MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT SET.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED BOLT.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/30/1999.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/22/1996 and 07/21/1997.


SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Recall number: 99V069000
Recall date: 05/10/1999

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/17/1999.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/24/1996 and 07/21/1997.


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