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2006 Acura TL repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 213 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2006 Acura TL.

2006 Acura TL repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (45%)

Chart based on 172 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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2006 Acura TL

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Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Oct 2014

130500 mi

US $2500
Radiator had minor leak . motor ran dry of coolant. Motor melted down . replaced with junk yard motor. 

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2006 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

258-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2011 - Jul 2014
May 2012

75000 mi

US $50
Had oil changed and tires rotated. Have a continuing issue with power steering. Sometimes is like trying to steer a tractor trailer in mud. Not always an issue and never found during visit. 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2016
Aug 2009

20000 mi
Transmission was repaired under warranty for difficulty shifting into third gear (there was an outstanding TSB about the problem). 
May 2010

30100 mi
driver door weatherstripping was worn/cracked 
Mar 2013

70000 mi

US $70
Left rear caliper sticking. Replaced front pads, rear pads, both rear calipers, bled brake system. 
May 2014

93000 mi

US $75
Left rear caliper replaced due to sticking (lifetime part warranty from Autozone). Previously replaced 14 months prior. Both rear brake hoses replaced as preventative measure and because sticking caliper caused brake to get very hot. 
Sep 2014

95000 mi

US $20
Right rear brake was sticking. Caliper was under warranty as it was replaced 18 months ago. During caliper replacement it was found that caliper slide pin was seized (causing brake to stick), so caliper mounting bracket was also replaced. 
Dec 2014

102000 mi
During routine inspection lower control arm bushings determined to be tearing, but passed vehicle safety inspection. Since replacing these requires alignment, waiting until vehicle needs new tires to have these replaced. 
Jun 2015

112000 mi

US $100
Lower control arm bushings were cracking and had been advised they were cracking a year ago - waited to replace until new tires purchased so alignment only needed to be done once Factory installed spark plug came loose at 111,000 miles and ruined threads on cylinder head and coil pack. Cylinder head fixed with thread repair kit. Coil pack replaced. Car misfired badly and barely made it home. 
Jul 2015

112000 mi
Hands free link (HFL) Bluetooth module would not pair with phone anymore. Removed and baked in oven at 385F for 10 minutes two times to reflow solder. This successfully fixed the HFL module. 
Feb 2016

122000 mi
EGR valve was stuck open by a chunk of crud or ash, causing rough running and low idle. OBD scan tool detected P0404 code. EGR valve was removed, chunk of crud was cleaned out, and EGR valve was reinstalled - fixed problem. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Apr 2008

32000 mi
Power steering pump seal - to correct noise and vibration. 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2013 - Sep 2017
Oct 2015

65820 mi

C $150
Starting problem. Fixed by battery replacement. Problem probably leakage through usb charging device. 
Aug 2016

67360 mi

C $700
left rear brake pad had to be replaced since it was completely worn out. Rear disks and pads had been replaced previous year and apparently that brake stuck and heated so much that the paint on the disk hub burned, as rust attest. 
Jul 2017

69124 mi

C $200
"An electronic bug in the bluethooth module was draining the battery" Said module was disconnected as I do not use it. 1 1/2 hours charged for diagnostic and battery charge Rear left disk and brake pads replaced at half the price dealer charged two years previously. None of those dealers were able to correctly diagnose a seized caliper. So easy to compare both rear brake calipers by hand rotating the wheels once the car is jacked up! I use my car only summers, so problems pop up during the summer holiday period, and guess who's in the dealer repair shop? Junior mechanics. One scraped the finish on my front Brembo calipers with brake fluid drippings. Ahrrr! I was able to acertain that the left rear brake caliper must be seized and wouldn't go to dealerships that has twice missed the problem, so I went to a small shop where I could observe the goings-on. As they failed to order a set of brake pads when the problem was a bad caliper, I chosed not to wait around for the pads to be delivered and go elsewhere with this. 
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Nov 2012 - Sep 2017
Jan 2013

105000 mi

US $20
Power Steering pump Whine. Needed a different O ring in the return line from the reservoir to the pump. Dealer forgot to replace it when a safety recall fix happened a couple years ago. 
Nov 2014

138000 mi

US $300
Replaced Timing belt, water pump, idler pulley, tensioner. 
Nov 2016

163000 mi

US $40
Heater door wouldn't operate. Removed connection to under hood valve to heater radiator. 
Acura TL in District of Columbia, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

81000 mi

US $500
CV Joint Clicking around turns--replaced both front axles Stuck rear brake caliper--replaced caliper 
Acura TL in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2013 - Oct 2015
Sep 2013

44020 mi

C $20
Lower control arm bushings started to tear. Used common fix from Acurazine forums, filled bushing cavities with stiff urethane. Fixed problem, improved steering feel over stock bushings also. Bluetooth module had an internal short, causing the battery to drain out. Module was $500 to replace, and we don't really use it, so they just disconnected the module. Battery holds a charge just fine now. 
Feb 2015

55760 mi

C $500
Power steering pump became noisy. Replaced. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2015
Nov 2013

71100 mi

US $300
broken motor mount 
Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2015
Nov 2014

79100 mi

US $150
Tire sensor replacement. Discount Tire destroyed one of mine and I finally got around to replacing it because the light signaling my TPS system wasn't working was driving me crazy. 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2009
Jun 2009

18000 mi
No repairs but service rep at last visit agreed to transmission rebuild due to notchy shifting. Sold car instead. 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2016 - Sep 2017
Jun 2016

164000 mi

US $110
Repetitive bumping sound when going over bumps...similar to a pinball machine. Replaced 2 front struts with aftermarket KYB struts. 
Apr 2017

174000 mi

US $100
Replaced right rear brake caliper, pads, rotor, and all parking brake hardware and shoes. 
May 2017

176500 mi

US $50
Replaced entire center console cup holder assembly with a used part purchased online. The sliding cover on the original part was broken. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Feb 2006 - Mar 2010
Oct 2006

7800 mi
Rough shifting manual transmission from first to second and second to third gears. 
Mar 2007

13000 mi
Manual 6 speed transmission is getting rough when shifting from first to second gear and second to third gear. Transmission popped out of third gear numerous times. 
Mar 2008

25000 mi
Rough shifting into second and third gear. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

135000 mi

US $600
Lower Arm bushing needed to be replaced because of cracks Power Steering pump 
Acura TL in Arizona, United States
Jul 2006 - Apr 2009
Jun 2007

15000 mi
Leather on driver seat was worn at the seam due to a hard item under the leather. The bottom seat cushion was replaced under warranty. 
Jul 2008

33000 mi
The Handsfree Link (which uses Bluetooth to communicate with your phone) stopped pairing to the phone. The part was replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2008

34000 mi
The leather on the center console cover deteriorated at one spot about the size of a quarter, almost as if it had "melted". The new console cover was ordered & replaced. The leather on the driver's seat was replaced over a year ago due to premature wear on a 4 inch spot. The replacement cover had a few wrinkles in it when it was installed. One of the wrinkles was showing wear. The cover was taken off and reinstalled. The driver's side window started making an unusual noise every time it was lowered & seemed to have some play. It was serviced but not parts replaced. The problem is better but not resolved completely.  
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
Jun 2015

185000 mi

US $4200
Low oil level (known problem for my car) caused timing belt to jump during downshift. Chose to purchase used replacement engine rather than repair damaged one. Replacement engine working well so far 

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2006 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

258-horsepower 3.2L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008

23097 mi
Replaced power steering hose 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

102000 mi

US $375
Sparkplug blew out of the engine, stripped threads in cylinder head, destroyed coil pack 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
Oct 2015

104200 mi

US $750
Noise when steering. Power steering pump unit needed replacing. Originally took it in quite a long time ago with a similar noise problem which was determined to be the power steering pulley. After replacement, noise still continued. 
Feb 2017

112000 mi

US $1009
Known recall issue (we found this out after the fact). The vacuum hose caused smoking. Replacement of hose. Hood would not stay up. Replaced mechanism 
Acura TL in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2017
Jun 2017

113249 mi

US $658
Defective Starter was replaced 
Acura TL in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2017
Aug 2013

85000 mi

US $5800
Replaced the transmission, 2 motor mounts, oil pressure switch. 
Jul 2014

98500 mi

US $1140
Motor mount 
Jun 2015

107000 mi

US $450
Replaced alternator 
Jan 2016

94200 mi

US $480
Starter failed. Replace with rebuilt starter. 
Aug 2016

117000 mi

US $700
Replaced power steering pump. Replaced part of center console. Replaced rubber left foot rest. 
Apr 2017

122000 mi

US $586
Replaced pre-tensioner and serpentine belt. 
Jun 2017

123600 mi

US $685
Failure in Nav system DVD drive. Some parts are no longer available and had to be manually fabricated. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

74000 mi

US $1
Power steering whine from a known o-ring issue on the power steering pump. googled it and found a forum with the o-ring part number and video. took less than 10 minutes to fix. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

58300 mi
Disconnected handsfree link due to battery drain 
Acura TL in Louisiana, United States
Jan 2012 - Jun 2015
Mar 2012

84000 mi

US $1100
Passenger side front marker light started to blink, followed by total failure of front right. 3 parts involved cost was 820.00 labor 300. repair steps were dealer ordered parts, removed ft bumper replaced parts. took 3 hours 
Oct 2013

115800 mi
had pwr steering hose replaced , per acura recall. Last month steering punp is full, however acts like it needs fluid at low RPM scheduled for local shop next week 
Nov 2013

117900 mi

US $275
replaced steering pump. The replacement was a remanf. as no new were avail on the local non dealer market.The results were exd 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Jul 2013
May 2013

61400 mi

US $110
Strader valve was loose. Also needed a recharge since everything leaked out. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2014
Jan 2014

94000 mi

US $450
Replaced caliper and pads for rear brakes 
Acura TL in Indiana, United States
Jun 2015 - May 2016
Jul 2015

181000 mi

US $1100
Small oil leak around oil pump, and around valve cover gaskets. went ahead and replaced timing belt early, and find timing belt tensioner needed replacing as well. 
May 2016

184000 mi

US $95
Car would intermittently not start, but you could hear the starter solenoid "click". I bought a generic starter for ~$90, and it took about 3 hours for me (an inexperienced non-mechanic) to replace it. 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Feb 2013

74700 mi

US $4000
Transmission made whistling noise, they said main bearing going out, had transmission rebuilt, still makes 10% of same noise, mechanic says all honda acura 6 cylinder engine make noise and it cant be entirely fixed. Last Acura for me. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Aug 2011 - Nov 2015
Oct 2011

66300 mi
Passenger seat heater no longer working. replacement needed @ $180 part + $200 labor. 
Oct 2012

76300 mi

US $410
Replaced left rear caliper due to failure 
Mar 2013

80000 mi
Driver side seat heater has failed, back still works only seat has failed. Did not repair do to high quoted cost. 
Nov 2015

101000 mi

US $4100
Complete transmission failure 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Sep 2016
Dec 2013

91140 mi

C $400
replace CV axle shaft - right side 
Jan 2014

92380 mi

C $350
replace CV axle shaft replace right side CV axle shaft 
Dec 2014

100440 mi

C $2000
fill A/C gaz 
Jan 2015

C $2400
oil pump seal leaking was replaced 
Mar 2016

111600 mi

C $500
cv joint, fork replaced 
May 2016

111800 mi

C $1000
starter sometimes was not working 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Mar 2014 - Sep 2017
May 2016

104400 mi

US $300
wheel bearing rear right 
Sep 2016

108000 mi

US $85
Replace headlight blub, driver side. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2015
Dec 2014

107000 mi

US $400
Left front axel snapped during driving on the highway at 107k miles. Car suddenly stopped moving in the middle of highway traffic. Repair shop advised that that the part appeared to be a poor forging, that that it had rusted, axel replaced. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
May 2015 - Sep 2017
Oct 2015

166340 mi
I rebuilt/regreased the passenger rear caliper. 
Dec 2015

170500 mi

C $20
Replaced PS inlet o-ring. PS whine in cold condition and aeration seen in the PS reservoir. 
Mar 2016

174840 mi

C $100
Replace passenger side door lock actuator 
Jun 2016

178560 mi

C $125
Changed O2 Sensor, Bank 2 upstream. Battery died, new one required. Battery post totally corroded, changed. 
Jul 2016

178860 mi

C $11
Coolant reservoir cap was cracked, no performance issue. Replaced cap only. 
Apr 2017

183520 mi

C $250
Change pads all around. Rear driver side caliper sticking, replace both rear calipers. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2015
May 2013

43300 mi
driver seat base rocking. Seat base needed to be replaced- on nat'l backorder so took a while. covered by sales dept as part of purchase agreement. otherwise, would have been approx $650 
Aug 2013

47000 mi

US $10
replaced 3 burned out dash lights- right seat heater switch, VSA light and Hazard switch. 
Jul 2014

60700 mi

US $300
Right lower control arm bushing torn. Common problem with these cars. Haven't fixed yet but will be about $300 and a few hours out of service. Left side unreported because it was replaced before vehicle purchase at 35000 miles. 
Aug 2014

63000 mi

US $80
Replaced front and rear away bar end links. Slight knocking so did them all. I would consider this a wear item. Should be 2 hrs labor but took me 4 because I don't have a pneumatic impact wrench. 
Sep 2014

64000 mi

US $220
Light knocking in steering over bumps. Traced to side engine mount. Replaced front mount, as well, to be sure. Side clearly torn, but front looked ok. 
Jun 2015

76000 mi

US $530
Annoying knocking in steering on occasion. Front Swaybar bushings worn. Replacement not needed, but problem was annoying, so I did it. 
Aug 2015

78000 mi

US $185
Bluetooth system failed. Common failure- very easy to fix but inconvenient. Repair took 5 minutes. 
Sep 2015

78000 mi

US $65
Transmission shifting erratically. Dealer found alternator providing low voltage error codes. Alternator replaced. Car ok for a few days, then shifting erratic again. Transmission shifting erratically. Attempted repair on previous trip. Took car to AutoZone and they pulled Range Switch Error Code. Took car to dealer and range switch replaced. Rear right caliper seized. Dealer wanted $600 to replace. Did myself for $65. Rust perforation found behind right rear wheel. Two small bubbles noticed additionally. Original paint. Not a common problem for this vehicle per research. Traded in car. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
Mar 2014

101000 mi

US $750
Power steering pump replaced 
May 2014

102700 mi

US $110
Starter failed at 104k miles. 
Acura TL in Kentucky, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

131500 mi

US $1500
Had new struts put on in 11/2012, noticed steering started getting harder to turn, and stiffer. Car also started rattling and jostling while driving. This was done at an independent repair shop. Took it back to dealer for more repairs. Car was rattling. Struts were cracked and had to be replaced. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2015
Jul 2014

149000 mi

US $3327
alternator no longer functioned (replaced), starter brushes replaced replaced compressor, replaced hoses and fittings replaced front and rear struts new alternator, new AC compressor, new front and rear struts, new radiator and hoses, remanufactured starter, new battery, new belt tensioner, freon, and oil 
Dec 2014

151000 mi

US $1329
Vehicle required jump after a few days of non-use. Battery dead (either bad or alternator bad). Per the mechanic he wasn't sure which was the problem and so replaced both under warranty. driver side backseat door lock failed to lock/unlock (actuator motor failure) center console (with integrated cup holder and rolling cover) was broken (the rolling cover cracked and fell apart) - the part was replaced removed and replaced integrated iPod/iPhone adaptor 
Jun 2015

153000 mi
persistent problem with undetermined power drain - if left unused for more than 48 hours the battery was drained to level unable to start car Bluetooth hasn't worked for two years. Ed: Likely related to the parasitic drain. 
Acura TL in Louisiana, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2011
Jun 2011

42000 mi

US $300
a/c inop. replace a/c compressor and pressure switch. 
Dec 2011

69000 mi

US $600
Camber out of specs. Installed camber kits and realigned replaced front tires After replacing comp & switch -not cooling. The AC control module behind R/H dash was bad. Replaced module- ac working properly Camber out. L 2.6 deg neg. R 2.3 deg neg. Wearing inside of front tires. Camber kits installed and proper alignment was made 
Acura TL in Missouri, United States
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2008

20000 mi
The driver's side window would not roll up all the way automatically (it would work if you held the switch, but would not "auto-up"). The window regulator was replaced. 
Aug 2008

21000 mi
Inaccurate temperature sensor. 
Feb 2009

25000 mi
Squeak behind dash; fixed by tightening brackets. 
Apr 2010

37000 mi
HandsFreeLink module died completely. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2007 - May 2010
Apr 2009

47740 mi
Driver's seat leather was cracked. Replaced the seat. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Jul 2010
Dec 2008

42000 mi
The window seals had to be replaced. They rattled and squeaked. 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008

50000 mi
Driver side mirror actuator replaced. 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2015
May 2010

77800 mi

US $550
Passenger front strut replaced. Suggested both front struts be replaced. 2 of 3 motormounts were busted. Replace both Front Struts and installed two motor mounts. 
Mar 2012

130000 mi

US $1500
replace right and left axle 
Jun 2012

133000 mi

US $1800
Transmission would not catch any gears. Once it cooled it became drivable again for until the fluid warmed again. 
Jun 2013

151000 mi

US $1200
Lower control arm needed repair 
Aug 2013

156000 mi

US $350
Engine mount 
Jan 2015

US $850
Catalytic converter 
Mar 2015

186000 mi

US $500
Timing belt Water pump 
Acura TL in Rhode Island, United States
Mar 2007 - Dec 2011
Jun 2007

6000 mi
Driver memory episodicly doesn't work. 
Nov 2007

10000 mi
No memory seats 
Jun 2009

19000 mi
Driverside door weather seal had hole in it.  
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2007 - Sep 2017
Jun 2013

94000 mi

US $600
Ball joint supporting lower suspension arm damaged. 
Jun 2017

135000 mi

US $367
O2 Sensor bad. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
May 2006 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

20000 mi
Car has a rattle / metallic noise from the heat shields on the exhaust system. This was a TSB by Acura..it's been looked at / addressed 2x at the dealer now and the problem is still there.  
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Feb 2006 - Sep 2017
Jul 2012

103000 mi
Replaced power steering tubing leak. Repaired under recall. 
Sep 2013

119000 mi

US $70
Navigation DVD player broke 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Feb 2007 - May 2009
Oct 2008

33000 mi
Air conditioning worked poorly while on a 400 mile trip. Turned off for a while, then started working again. Dealer could not find problem, air conditioner worked properly on the way home. 
Dec 2008

35000 mi
Repeat of problem that occured in October. Happened again on another 400 mile trip. Dealer flushed/replaced air conditioning refergerant after trying numerous other fixes. Dealer very anxious to repair problem. Issue did not repeat itself on the return ho 
Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2006 - May 2015
Oct 2011

20000 mi

US $350
The Bluetooth sending on my hands free telephone failed. Hands free link failed-cost me $350! 
Dec 2014

30000 mi
A failed sensor indicates that my Acura TL has a problem with the ABS system. It's incorrect but the dealer wants $800 to fix it & I'm not gonna do it. 
May 2015

32000 mi
I let the Acura go because of bad electronics, a failed sensor. Dealer wanted $800 to repair. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2016
Jul 2007

10000 mi
At 10,200 miles the lock on the glove box was repaired as it had simply come loose from it's mounting and was rattling. No charge fix done by the dealer in an hour. 
Sep 2007

11000 mi
The black "paint", on the part of the exhaust which is visible from the rear of the car (which the actual exhaust pipes protrude from) has peeled of in spots. This occured at approx 11K miles and the dealer did nothing. 
Dec 2008

20000 mi
Visible end of both mufflers has black paint? Flaking off. Applied some type of paint/coating and now it looks ok. The service manager mentioned they had been alerted to this problem by Acura-(then why didn't they fix this when I mentioned last year?) 
Jun 2010

25000 mi

US $50
drivers window stittered going down on humid days 
Sep 2014

82000 mi
Door handle cap fell off and was replaced. Initially I was told it would cost me. After asking if parts falling off my car was something I was supposed to expect from Acura they covered it. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jul 2011 - Nov 2013
Aug 2011

51000 mi

US $430
Cooling fan blade pierced radiator. Radiator replaced. Not clear how that occurred as fans seem to be bolted in place firmly. 
Acura TL in Missouri, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2015
Aug 2009

31000 mi
Spoiler was bowing and becoming detached to the trunk lid. Replaced under warranty. 
May 2010

39000 mi
HFL module replaced, would not pair anymore. Also, passenger side front window auto up would not work. Started rolling up then roll back down, motor replaced. 
Acura TL in Districto Federal, Mexico
Jul 2010 - Oct 2015
Aug 2010

57040 mi

$1
back-up sensor not working 
Nov 2010

58780 mi

$150
alternator broke down. Prior to that, original battery was replaced by Honda but broke down after 8 months. After another 11 months with a new battery went dead also. It is unknown whether that caused the alternator to fail 
Jun 2011

62000 mi
Alternator broke down. Honda dealer suggested to replace it. Went to a shop instead and only the diode from the alternator was replaced. Total cost was 1/8 of replacing the alternator. 
Nov 2011

65100 mi

$90
Engine starter stopped working the next moment. The automatic feature of the starter failed and replaced. 
Mar 2012

68200 mi

$60
replaced the worn out front stabilizers 
Jan 2014

88040 mi

$1000
tie-rod end five fractures on the dashboard 
Jul 2015

99400 mi
multiple suspension problems 
Oct 2015

100440 mi

$50
WARNING. UNEXPECTED UNINTENDED & CONTINUOUS ACCELERATION. SCARY. POTENTIALLY FATAL. PRESSED ON BRAKE PEDAL & SHIFTED TO NEUTRAL: ENGINE ROARING MADLY. TURNED OFF & THEN ON. ENGINE ROARING MADLY. TURNED OFF AND MUCH LATER ON, ENGINE OK 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2013
Dec 2010

62000 mi

US $100
replaces tps on one wheel 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Jan 2014
Oct 2013

95700 mi

US $1500
Slow battery drain due to Navi unit. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2006 - Sep 2014
Apr 2009

36580 mi

C $5
Broken seat back fastener 
Apr 2012

62620 mi
Cruise control illumination light on steering wheel failed. 
Sep 2014

77500 mi
Cruise control illumination light on steering wheel out. Never fixed as it would have been expensive. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2014
Nov 2011

58000 mi

US $330
Door lock on passenger side door would not function unless manually pushed/pulled into the lock/unlock position. Key FOB wouldn't work and door lock button button on both doors would not lock or unlock the door. 
Jun 2014

89000 mi

US $200
Engine Mount. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Nov 2015
Sep 2009

49000 mi
Trunk lid bracket replaced. Trunk lid was making clunk noise when opened or closed. 
Aug 2011

80000 mi

US $175
Hands free link (HFL) failed. Dealer replaced and paid 50% of cost. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2014
Jan 2012

66700 mi
Misdiagnosis of why leaking oil; replaced seal on axle. Still leaking oil. Determined was coming from gasket between inner & outer transmission cases. Service dept decided to replace transmission. 
May 2012

71700 mi
Car was riding very rough. Found broken engine mounts on front and side. 
Aug 2012

73900 mi
Drivers' window was stopping when going up or down Roof drains were clogged. Not actually leaking water, but musty smell inside care after rain event. Dealer unclogged drains. Found lower control arm bushings worn and sway bar links faulty. Possibly linked to replacing transmission. 
Jan 2014

70200 mi

US $40
Transmission whining upon start up during cold weather until warmed up. This is transmission that was replaced 2 yrs ago under warranty. Tech checked and said beginning to leak between gaskets. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Sep 2017
Jan 2013

133780 mi

C $400
Driver side Drive Shaft snapped while at an intersection. Broken part was replaced by mechanic. 
Oct 2014

142980 mi

C $18
O ring needed to be replaced on power steering sysetm 
Apr 2015

154460 mi

C $300
Axel rusting out under the balance bushing 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

145700 mi

C $700
Door Actuator needed replacing 
Acura TL in California, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2012
Apr 2011

73000 mi

US $420
Starter motor failed 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jun 2007 - May 2017
Apr 2007

5000 mi

US $10
Applied felt under passenger seat to stop clicking noise Applied foam under front speakers to stop rattle Applied felt under shifter console to stop rattling Applied WD40 to metal trim to stop creaking 
Sep 2008

30000 mi
Replaced battery at Sears, reimbursed by Acura due to distance to dealer Cruise control switch replaced due to not engaging. Acura reimbursed. Front passenger window regulator, guide, trim replaced due to window auto-up feature not working. Front passenger side view mirror replaced due to erratic movement. Mirror has failed a 2nd time out of warranty and hasn't been replaced (yet). 
Oct 2011

68000 mi

US $65
Cup holder sliding lid broke so I replaced the cup holder assembly in the center console. 
Jan 2012

81500 mi

US $200
Front lower control arm bushing was torn causing shimmy while driving. 
Jul 2013

89200 mi

US $250
Front compliance bushing torn again 
Oct 2014

94000 mi

US $400
Check engine light came on repeatedly. Cause was faulty evap purge valve. 
May 2015

96000 mi

US $8
Oil pan was stripped. Shop installed an oversize plug. 
Sep 2015

97000 mi

US $50
Tie rod was replaced, $150 Fog lamp burned out, $50. Was supposed to be replaced during previous trip. Either they forgot or it immediately burned out again. 
Sep 2016

100000 mi
Dashboard cracked in multiple places. 
May 2017

103000 mi

US $50
Cruise control steering wheel control. Button would not stay depressed to activate cruise. Previously replaced under warrantee 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

117000 mi

US $300
Replaced broken suspension bushings 

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2006 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Jun 2007 - Sep 2007
Sep 2007

21000 mi

US $90
Clutch master cylinder stopped allowing shifts to happen smoothly Rattles in the rear of the car. These have been there since ownership. This is the 8th trip for this rattle alone. Rear suspension causes insides of tires to wear unevenly. This problem is a recurring problem since ownership 

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2006 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Acura TL in California, United States
Nov 2006 - Mar 2010

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