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2009 Acura TL repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (41%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 29 repairs.
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2009 Acura TL repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (28%)

< $100 (60%)

Chart based on 25 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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2009 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

305-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Jul 2017
Dec 2015

74400 mi

C $80
Engine burns too much oil .. every 2 months it goes down to minimum lever afer driving about 4000kms 
Jun 2017

86180 mi

C $50
Oil burning issue .. need to add oil almost every month 
Acura TL in Arizona, United States
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

62000 mi

US $1600
Car had a bumpy ride. The wheel-bearing had to be replaced. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2016
Jun 2015

93000 mi
engine oil pressurse/level sensor was defective. sensor was replaced at not cost under extended warranty 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2016 - Sep 2017
Feb 2017

98000 mi

US $650
Had alternator replaced at Gary Force Acura 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
- Dec 2010
Dec 2010

16740 mi
Replaced 3 speakers that blown (right front and rear dor and near sub). 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

107000 mi

US $139
All of the gasket trim on my TL is disintegrating. The rubber trim around the front windshield is literally loose and flapping in the wind, the trim that follows the lines up and over the roof are crumbling. Leaks are starting 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Dec 2016
Oct 2010

26040 mi
lost motion springs replaced.all were faulty or broken.Replace door speaker. 
Apr 2012

55260 mi
Replaced driveshaft due to defective bearings 
Jun 2013

76260 mi
Replaced driveshaft front to back for bad bearing 
Sep 2015

109740 mi

C $90
The "Tighten Fuel Cap" warning comes on and off frequently.Dealer replaced fuel cap. Light came back on 1 day later. They say nothing is wrong no codes showing. Light continues to come on and then off. I will replace pcv and fvap switch. 
Dec 2015

112840 mi

C $140
Replaced PCV and fvap solenoid switch 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2017
Apr 2012

28300 mi
Driver side front speaker busted. Acura Dealership replaced speaker under warranty. 
Dec 2015

72000 mi

US $110
Right front speaker busted 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2012 - Oct 2015
May 2013

66000 mi
TPMS sensor was slowly leaking air. Had to replace. 
Jun 2013

67000 mi
Satellite radio module is bad. Cost out of pocket is $1,400. I will not be replacing it. 
Oct 2015

120000 mi
Satellite radio module never replaced. 

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2009 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2017
Apr 2017

101700 mi
Acura TL in New York, United States
Jun 2011 - May 2017
Apr 2013

45000 mi

US $150
We had to replace the battery. 
Feb 2014

52400 mi

US $175
Replace battery 
Aug 2016

75900 mi

US $200
Replace battery 
Acura TL in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2017
Jan 2017

39700 mi

US $105
Dead Battery had to be replaced. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2017
Apr 2012

41800 mi
At 2100 RPM, there is a metallic vibration sound in the cabin. 
Acura TL in New Hampshire, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2012
Jun 2012

13000 mi
Clicking noise noted when wheel turned either left or right. Steering cam alignment adjusted, which fixed the problem. 
Acura TL in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Mar 2013 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

47120 mi
Front and rear wheel bearing replaced under warranty. Half rear shaft also replaced. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
Aug 2015

88400 mi
A/C was not cooling. Needed to have system recharged and leak fixed Heard squeaky noise from engine following A/C fix. Turns out water pump was about to fail 

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2009 Acura TL Repair Histories

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