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1999 Acura TL Engine Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 1999 Acura TL problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 1999 Acura TL repairs by problem area

37% of the 1999 Acura TL repairs were to the engine, 24% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 21% to the suspension, 5% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 38 repairs.

1999 Acura TL engine repair cost distribution

Of the 1999 Acura TL engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 43% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, and 14% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

1999 Acura TL

Engine not specified

Acura in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 210000    
213500 2150 Replaced front and side motor mounts 
218000  
Acura in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2013 93000    
94000 0 It does need a new oil pan, according to PepBoys. They wanted $300 for that, but I decided to sell the car to a relative and leave the oil pan to her. 
Acura in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 168000    
181000 32 Replaced defective ignition switch. (Had previously been replaced under recall 10 years ago.) This is a common problem in late 90s Honda/Acura (same switch failed in 1997 CR-V for us). 
190000 44 Another ignition coil went bad. Typical with age though--estimated this coil fired about 640 million times. Good lifespan! Going to replace the remaining four once funds permit. 
196000  
Acura in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 155000    
156000 75 EGR valve was bad. 
158000  

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1999 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Acura in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 243000    
245000 75 check engine light came on. the mechanic just reset the car's computer. 
250000 0 Car had been driven while overheating, no longer operable when sold. 
Acura in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 136000    
165000 470 Had spark plugs replaced, ignition coil for one cylinder to correct misfire 
 
Acura in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 81000    
106000 300 replaced heat shield 
107700 250 replaced ignition switch 
111000  
Acura in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 165000    
175000 75 Ignition switch failure, replaced part. 
193000 150 Check engine light for low EGR flow. Intake manifold removed and EGR port cleaned. Throttle body cleaned due to heavy carbon buildup. 
 
Acura in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 39000    
39000 900 Replaced 10 year old timing belt and water pump. 
45000 937 Dirty injectors 
 

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