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2008 Acura TL repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 205 repairs.
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2008 Acura TL repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (32%)

< $100 (48%)

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Chart based on 164 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

286-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2012
May 2011

43000 mi
right rear strut replaced under warranty for being... noisy. 
Dec 2011

52000 mi
Replaced rims at my cost. Dealer also replaced driver seat assembly to fix squeak. Ordered broken HomeLink clips under Warranty. Installed clips at no charge (was originally supposed to cost ~$60. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2017
Mar 2012

26000 mi
Water leak in headlight assembly.  Rearview actuator motors grinding. 
Oct 2012

36000 mi

US $150
Trim around sunroof and map lights broke at its mountings. 
Aug 2013

39700 mi

US $1150
a seal around drive shaft was causing an oil leak 
May 2017

75000 mi

US $400
Hands free link stuck in ON position draining battery 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2016
Oct 2012

72500 mi

US $525
Car would not start or even turn over. Jumped the battery and still no start. Towed to shop and they replaced the starter. Miles on the car was 73,000 
Jun 2014

95000 mi

US $430
Hands free link failed, tried to reboot but it would not work. System check said it failed--the part cost was $365 and $65 to replace the part. 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2017
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $20
excessive mirror vibration. new spring installed. 
Jan 2016

88300 mi
new axle new clutch 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2011

66620 mi

C $160
Memory seat switch failure, was told it needed replacement. Despite purchasing the extended 160k warranty, this item apparently was not covered. 
Acura TL in California, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2017
Sep 2009

40000 mi

US $89
car shuddering during turning 
Oct 2009

41000 mi
Had the right front strut replaced. It was damaged and we don't know how.  The passenger side windows also had problems and would not automatically go up when you hit the button. Everything is now good to go. 
Sep 2013

151000 mi
computer for Bluetooth, would cost $365 
Dec 2013

155000 mi
On board computer burned out and hands free drained the battery as it was continuously trying to reboot. 
Dec 2014

179000 mi

US $350
Passenger window motor 
Apr 2015

187300 mi
cracking in rear bumper paint. 
Jun 2015

194000 mi

US $400
voice command for Blue Tooth Steering fluid leak 
Oct 2015

201000 mi
Cruise control 

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2008 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in California, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

85000 mi

US $300
power steering O ring replacement 
Jun 2017

100000 mi

US $375
solenoid 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

30000 mi
Both Door Panel Speaker Trim coming loose. Both side mirrors actuators went bad. 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2012 - Aug 2014
May 2012

49880 mi
catalyser defect, dealer installed a new one under warranty 
Sep 2012

54560 mi

C $634
The control module of the driver seat motor was draining the battery. It take 4 days and the battery was drained 
Mar 2013

58900 mi

C $204
passenger side ball joint replaced 
Apr 2013

58900 mi

C $214
left ball joint replaced 
May 2013

59800 mi

C $87
replacement of rear sway bar links 
Dec 2013

65720 mi
I have to repair the driver seat leather surface. The seating area was very worn and looked bad 
May 2014

69440 mi

C $184
Replacement of a sway bar bushing 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016

122140 mi

C $300
Replace serpentine Belt 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

72000 mi

US $300
Power rearview mirror gears stripped 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
May 2008 - Feb 2010
May 2008

4000 mi
Rear suspension rattle. Struts replaced Noisy sunroof upon opening + rattle Tires/wheels lose air over a weekly time basis 
Dec 2008

16000 mi
Vibration in sub woofer 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

9200 mi
Hands free Bluetooth not linking with phone. Had to order a new module. 
Jul 2011

12000 mi
Replace rear subwoofer 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Aug 2011
Mar 2010

16000 mi
Engine rough idle 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2013

97080 mi

C $35
Car was running too cool. Removed the old thermostat to find the rubber degraded and perforating through the small holes within the component (causing it to stick open?). New thermostat remedied the issue (and new radiator cap) 
Jul 2013

100100 mi

C $150
Battery began to fail. Replaced with Motomaster battery from Canadian Tire. 
Apr 2014

116020 mi

C $200
Engine oil pan leaking; mechanic removed old silicone and replaced it with new 
Jun 2014

119660 mi
Passenger side engine mount required replacing 
Sep 2014

125240 mi

C $500
We've had a continuous oil leak from this vehicle - Passenger side. Oil pan was first diagnosed as the issue, then the passenger side crank seal - neither were the culprit. It turned out to be the oil pump cover/housing - a seal was bad 
Oct 2014

125240 mi

C $3400
After the repair in September (less than a week later), one of the lower connecting rod bearings went due to lack of oil pressure. The mechanic attempted to repair but another bearing went after he replaced the failed unit. Replaced motor 
Apr 2017

182900 mi

C $130
Ball joint separating on original unit - replaced with one purchased at Acura Dealership 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jul 2018
Nov 2011

63240 mi

C $90
Rear upper control arm replaced under extended warranty due to rear right tire toe in causing excessive wear. I paid for initial wheel alignment and dealer covered second alignment post install  Rear upper control arm replaced under extended warranty due to rear right tire toe in causing excessive wear. I paid for initial wheel allignment and dealer covered second alignment post install  
Nov 2012

80820 mi

C $700
timing belt tensioner was failing and was replaced under extended warranty. As the car was already at 130k the dealership asked if I would like to replace the timing belt early as half the labour was already being covered 
Feb 2013

86360 mi

C $350
A cooling line/hose was leaking from the cooling system. I have the comprehensive extended warranty and was surprised that the hose was not covered and that it was $350 to replace 
Oct 2014

111600 mi

C $400
have to replace brand new oem Acura ball joints as both new joints previously installed a month ago are defective 
Nov 2017

164920 mi

C $150
Had small dead spot on starter that began 1.5 years ago so would use hammer to tap starter off the dead spot. Dead spot grew and starter needed replacing. New starter cost was $400 - $600 for just the starter so picked up a used starter from a TL that only had 30,000 miles Replaced starter in about an hour myself 
Jul 2018

169260 mi

C $105
Alternator had started to whine and then I it was no longer charging the battery. Purchased a remanufactered alternator for $105 watched some youtube videos and performed the repair myself 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2012

21300 mi

US $120
Replace battery. 
Oct 2017

78000 mi

US $35
Replaced hood support gas struts 
Jan 2018

81000 mi

US $150
Replaed battery 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2020
Nov 2009

5000 mi
Rear light assembly leaked and filled with water. Replaced whole assembly 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
May 2014 - May 2018
Nov 2017

130000 mi

US $90
Chronic dead battery twice a year since owning the car. The alternator has always been ok, but the mechanics went over the car for 4 hours to find the fan motor was constantly running and draining the battery. Pretty cheap fix. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018
Oct 2017

142852 mi

US $18
Bottom of the black fuse box, which sits above the refill plug for the automatic transmission, disintegrated when touched. It was brittle like potato chips. Replaced "underhood fuse box bottom" 
Dec 2017

147743 mi

US $17
Found cracks in the accordion folds of air intake boot. Replaced. Female connector to MAP sensor broke due to brittleness. Connector was being disconnected as part of the air intake boot replacement. Replaced with OEM part made by Sumitomo. 
Mar 2018

150966 mi

US $126
Check fuel cap message kept coming on, even when fuel cap was in good condition and tightened on filler neck. Replaced EVAP canister purge valve. 

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2008 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Aug 2018
Dec 2014

68000 mi
left mirror problem - wouldn't track to correct position. eventually short or something developed that drains the battery @ ~1 Amp. disconnected & may replace 
Sep 2016

78000 mi
Bluetooth module was draining battery when car was off - even though module was never used. an independent mechanic couldn't pinpoint the problem; dealership found problem quickly & disconnected the module. only charged for diagnostic. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Dec 2017 - Jan 2018
Dec 2017

84000 mi

US $275
Starter failed and was replaced. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2018
Mar 2017

190000 mi
Crack in dashboard. Did not repair due to high cost. Replaced front driver side window regulator 
Apr 2017

194000 mi

US $70
Replaced O2 sensor 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2015
Sep 2009

19000 mi

US $14
Driver airbag was rattling. It was fixed under warranty. Bought and replaced wiperblades. 
Sep 2010

37000 mi
Passenger front airbag outline can be seen on the dashboard. Dealer says its normal. Other cars do not have this issue. 
May 2011

50000 mi
Passenger heated seat switch not lighting up when headlights are on, dealer replaced switch Driver seat leather is wearing fast. Dealer refused to replace. 
Jan 2012

61700 mi

US $1
Power steering was noisy. Needed new revised o-ring. 
Mar 2013

83000 mi

US $28
Replaced driver side tie-rod 
Nov 2013

92100 mi

US $130
Slight shimmying of the torque converter. Replaced 3rd and 4th gear pressure sensors 
Apr 2014

100000 mi

US $600
Power steering rack was leaking. Replaced Power steering rack and passenger tie rod plus alignment. Base suspension was wearing out. Replaced with A-Spec suspension 
Jun 2014

103000 mi

US $130
Replaced bottom seat leather cover 
Aug 2014

106000 mi

US $200
Passenger side axle clicking while making a left turn. Replaced with OEM unit. 
Jan 2015

94000 mi

US $115
Master cylinder replaced 
Mar 2015

109000 mi

US $20
Replaced PCV valve 
Jul 2015

111000 mi

US $750
Radiator failed, lost all coolant and transmission fluid. 3rd gear slips now so I got rid of it 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2009

10000 mi

US $45
White packing/backing paper sticking up by wimdow and door upholstry coming out from behind passenger door handle. 
Apr 2010

13500 mi
Noise from driver side rear when rear wheel goes over irregularity in road, even at slow speed. I suggested strut/suspension problem. Dealer said they re-torqued and lubed the suspension and fixed loose rear deck. Noise was still there. Next appt. I took technician for a slow ride and he heard the problem. He said it was torsion bar, link or strut. Dealer kept car overnight to replace strut. Driver side rear strut replaced 
Mar 2012

26000 mi

US $120
In for oil change and brake fluid replacement and they replaced the battery under warranty. 
Nov 2014

45900 mi

US $516
rear shock leaking. Had vibration which tech said was bent wheel. I think there is something else going on as I still have it after moving wheel. 
Apr 2017

54000 mi
Pull up on the parking brake at any speed and the right rear wheel shudders/ vibrates. This is not right. Dealer says it is bent rim but it happens with different wheels. Mechanic says it is bent rim but I know it is not correct as I have changed the rotors and tires and it still does it.. 
Jul 2017

55000 mi
Seat covers are falling apart after 50,000 miles or 8 years. The perforated leather seats are ripping apart along the perforations. Dealer could not help me. 
Nov 2017

57000 mi

US $450
Battery kept dying.I replaced the HFL module. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2010

36580 mi
Instrument cluster replaced. Fuel gauge would remain 2 bars from full, even after being filled. Fuel sending unit initially replaced, did not resolve. Faulty fuel gauge within instrument cluster. Squeak fixed in passengers side seat (cushion area).  
Mar 2011

47740 mi
Power mirror motors replaced in both mirrors. Mirrors would 'chatter' when angling down in reverse.  Possible intermediate shaft heat shield rattling in sub-zero weather. Dealer could not reproduce. 
May 2011

49817 mi
A/T shift interlock mechanism replaced. During acceleration from stop a noise could be heard from within the centre console. Repair resolved issue.  A/T shift interlock mechanism replaced. During acceleration from stop a noise could be heard from within the centre console. Repair resolved issue.  
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

32000 mi
Side view mirror motor not working Rear deck rattles, door rattles 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Mar 2016 - Dec 2017
Nov 2017

93000 mi

US $160
Axle snapped in half, driver side axle was repaired 
Acura TL in Delaware, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2014
Jan 2009

14000 mi

US $29
Window creaking, weatherstrip. New weatherstrips ordered.  Subwoofer rattle. Subwoofer fixed with rattle tape. 
Sep 2010

47000 mi
Window seal rattle driver door. Fixed twice, still there. Update: later went away on its own. 
Apr 2012

72700 mi
Rack and pinion rack replaced under Acura Care warranty. Quote initially was $1200.00, Acura charged $850.00. 
Feb 2013

87300 mi
Alternator tensioner 
Sep 2013

97000 mi
Power Steering pump 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

22000 mi
Classic TL 1800 - 2500 RPM Vibration / Harmonic as with the 03/04 TSB.  
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2011
Mar 2009

12000 mi
Dashboard squeaks. 
Apr 2010

22000 mi
Engine fans ran continuously because a cooling system relay was stuck "on". 
Acura TL in Indiana, United States
Aug 2014 - Feb 2018
Feb 2015

117000 mi

US $15
Interior leather seat. Tear that kept worsening. Used a leather repair kit from Walmart to fix. Looks decent, not great. 
Feb 2016

130000 mi

US $235
Alternator sporadically charging for a few days. Tested good one day, but failed a few days later. Went on for 2 weeks, finally limped to a mechanic for repair. 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

30000 mi
Dealer replaced loose keyfob with new one,also repaired rattle from rear subwoofer deck by placing foam rubber tape there.I complained about rattles and vibrations at Drive position at stopping they runned check and found no problems.  
Apr 2009

34000 mi
I still have a vibration and rattles in drive position when stopped and brake depressed. Dealer said that is normal and it is due to wear and miles on the car(35000?!)I disagreed than they set an appoint. with regional Acura mng. 
Acura TL in California, United States
May 2008 - Oct 2020
Jul 2010

30000 mi
Driver side mirror shuddered when tilting down when car is put in reverse. Dealer replaced the actuator under warranty. 
Feb 2014

76000 mi

US $2000
Stalled on the fwy -Number 4 spark plug blew out, melted coil and cracked front cylinder head. Cyl head, all spark plugs, coils replaced. Slightly out of the powertrain warranty (1 mo, 5K mi past 6/70) but Acura goodwilled 60% of cost. 
Jun 2015

91000 mi

US $450
Electronic throttle sensor failed and was replaced. 
Apr 2016

98300 mi

US $650
Front and side motor mounts failed and were replaced. 
Jun 2017

109000 mi

US $800
Power steering pump leaking. Pump was rebuilt. Compliance bushings were wearing. Replaced front lower control arms. Right rear strut leaking. Replaced all four struts. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2016
Jan 2010

84500 mi
HandsFree Link (bluetooth) stopped connecting and staying connected reliably to any phone. 
Sep 2012

55000 mi
Recalled power steering hose 
May 2014

72300 mi

US $1200
Transmission fluid reservoir leak 
Dec 2014

80000 mi
As yet in identified squeal from accessory belt or drive belt area. 
Feb 2015

87300 mi

US $900
Transmission fluid line connection to radiator failed resulting in fluid loss, also in radiator fluid loss. Connection is a hard connection, not designed to be replaced resulting in complete replacement of radiator. Accessory belt squeal in cold temps. Belt replaced (belt relatively new, still under warranty). Issue remains. 
Apr 2015

87300 mi

US $350
Electrical draw at accessory fuse draining battery. Culprit was faulty hands free module. Replaced. The strain on the alternator was what was causing the belt squeal. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

86000 mi
battery drained like crazy, so I disconnected the mobile phone pairing device, which solved the battery drainage. Now, I have to buy another device if I want to use the car to talk hands free 
Acura TL in New Mexico, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2017
Sep 2017

53000 mi

US $600
rear control arms replaced 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2008 - Aug 2016
Aug 2015

62000 mi
torrential rain caused the computer module to get wet it shorted out also caused coils to burn up 
Acura TL in Wisconsin, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2011
Aug 2008

1000 mi
Rattle in both front door windows. Rattle in front dash (loose speaker). Rattle in lower driver side dash. Still to be repaired . 
Sep 2008

2000 mi
Rattles in interior. 
Oct 2008

3000 mi
Squeak in hinge of glove box. New hinge ordered and replaced. 
Acura TL in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2008 - Oct 2010
Sep 2008

1860 mi
Drivers side dash vent replaced (because of rattle) Drivers side mirror ordered ( would not tilt down properly when put in reverse) New driver side mirror installed. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Feb 2012
Dec 2008

24000 mi

US $270
Noise coming from rear speaker.  
Jan 2009

29000 mi
Noise speakers in rear Acura replaced speakers.  
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2012 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

102920 mi

C $1800
Clamp on power steering was loose - very small leak. Clamp tightened and fluids topped up at no charge by Acura. 
Apr 2015

103420 mi

C $1300
Radiator seemed to have rusted out. Coolant and engine oil were mixed. Car would not run properly. Fix was new radiator and flush coolant and engine oil. 
Feb 2016

115980 mi

C $600
Oil gasket seal leak. Car was slowly dripping oil, that ended up being a gasket break near the engine. Research shows this is common in the 3G TL's. 
Mar 2016

117180 mi

C $200
Mirrors would not reset properly on memory seating. Mirror actuators on both sides were replaced (mirrors were not damaged during the repair). 
Aug 2016

121520 mi

C $400
Squeak from engine component. Replaced serpentine idler pulley and belt. 
Sep 2017

124000 mi

C $350
Driver side window motor broke. Window regulator replaced. 
Nov 2017

124620 mi
Handsfree bluetooth module failed. Cell phone would no longer pair and car kept trying to search for handsfree module draining the battery. Removed handsfree module thanks to Youtube video showing how to do so. 
Acura TL in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2012

60760 mi
buzzing noise caused by PCM cover. Took long time to diagnose by myself... 
Jul 2013

74580 mi
Upper ball joint boot leaked grease. Caught problem early and replaced boot. 
Oct 2013

79640 mi

C $150
Emissions: tighten fuel cap warning came on frequently. Gas vapor recovery purge valve replaced. 
Feb 2014

86220 mi

C $300
Hands free link not working. Replaced Bluetooth module 
Jun 2014

91140 mi

C $300
Ac dryer leak at orings. The dealer wants to replace the entire evaporator to fix the ac. I have decided to not proceed with this repair as the ac was fully functional for the previous 2 years with the small leak present. 
Jul 2016

108800 mi

C $200
tie rod end 
Acura TL in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

160000 mi
EGR malfunction and check engine light caused erratic idle. I had to remove and clean egr. No cost. Reset light myself. 
Aug 2016

170000 mi

US $4700
Radiator's atf nipple fell off, emptying atf while wife driving, ruining transmission. Myself replaced radiator for $150.00, shop installed rebuilt acura tranny 4500 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
May 2016 - Sep 2017
Apr 2017

105000 mi

US $500
Replace a/c compressor due to failed clutch 
Aug 2017

112000 mi

US $300
Passenger seat leather upholstery had been torn and was repaired on this trip. Possibly just normal wear and tear, possibly from grandson sitting on his heal. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Apr 2016 - Oct 2016
Jun 2016

62000 mi

US $900
Very Stiff Steering, difficult to turn corners ar low speeds. Dealer was useless! 3 trips & no correction. Goodyear Tire fixed. It was the alignment and Tires that were the issue. Now drives very well plus better Gas Mileage. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
Aug 2016

90000 mi

US $160
The accelerator sensor caused the car to lurch forward. This is a common problem with this model. I bought a replacement part on ebay and installed it in less than 30 minutes. The new part completely changed how the car drives - much bett. 
Oct 2016

90000 mi

US $65
The check engine light came on throwing a evap carbon canister code. I purchased a used item on ebay and replaced it myself. 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2015 - Jul 2017
Oct 2015

76560 mi

C $3000
Trans seals leaking. Needed to get trans off the car and replace all seals 
Jul 2017

93000 mi

C $2500
Rear brakes, brake oil Parking brake cables 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Oct 2011
Jun 2011

36000 mi
sunroof wouldn't track correctly side view mirror jittery 
Acura TL in Kentucky, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2014

70200 mi

US $380
Window regulator cable and gear snapped. Window would not go up. 
Aug 2016

125000 mi

US $600
Radiator was leaking and was replaced during 115,000 mile service (to replace timing belt/water pump). 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

69440 mi
Power steering hose leak 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Dec 2014 - May 2017
Dec 2014

83000 mi
replaced bad sensor 
Jan 2017

99000 mi

US $1200
gasket leak window was not working, regulator replaced 
Acura TL in Washington, United States
Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
Jan 2017

84000 mi

US $900
Engine mounts were broken 
Mar 2017

88000 mi

US $500
Radiator 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Jun 2016
Jun 2013

66960 mi

C $700
Timing belt (making noises), water pump and tensioner replaced preventatively 
Oct 2014

82460 mi

C $400
battery replaced 
Dec 2015

89280 mi

C $400
heater core bypass valve malfunction, no hot air would blow when at a stop, apparently common Honda/Acura issue per mechanic 
Feb 2016

89780 mi

C $50
heater core valve not fucntioning resulting in cold air despite hot engine 
Jun 2016

91140 mi
Heater core valve never fixed again. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Oct 2012
Feb 2009

5000 mi
Paint between back window and edge was discolored. Acura took care of it. 
Dec 2009

15000 mi
Right fog light went out. Acura repaired.  
Acura TL in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2011
Oct 2010

20500 mi
Replaced rear seat cover--stitching had torn through cover. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

79000 mi

US $250
Front brake job 
Acura TL in Utah, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

94300 mi

US $1500
During initial inspection, they found the front and side motor mounts were broken. All-in... $1500. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
May 2011 - May 2014
Oct 2011

33000 mi
replaced computer 
Sep 2013

54000 mi
Passenger side mirror motor replaced. 
Dec 2013

56000 mi
Replaced driver side mirror actuator. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2010 - May 2015
Aug 2011

46000 mi
Transmission was kicking when engaging in third gear at low revs. Torque converter was replaced, curing the problem. 
May 2013

78000 mi

US $400
Suspension bushings brittle and needed to be replaced. 
Oct 2014

91300 mi
An electronic gremlin fries the Bluetooth module (common in the TL). Can be fixed for $1.55 with parts from RadioShack and a soldering iron or by the dealer for $400 or bypassed by disconnecting the module, ending a slow battery drain. Did the last. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Feb 2016
Jun 2015

88000 mi

US $10
Recharge and replaced AC relay 
Dec 2015

98000 mi

US $100
A/C blower works intermittently 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

52000 mi
Nav unit replaced under warranty. It rebooted once while driving. Outside mirror tilt actuator replaced under warranty. 

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2008 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

53000 mi

US $150
Trunk release 
Jun 2014

58000 mi

US $80
Air conditioning not wiorking 
Aug 2015

73000 mi

US $500
Leather seats worn and torn 
Aug 2016

82000 mi
Door jam. Lights go on when making a turn Bluetooth will not connect with Apple phone 
Nov 2016

86800 mi

US $400
Cracked radiator 
Apr 2018

100000 mi

US $79
Dome light comes on when making turn 
Jun 2018

105000 mi

US $150
Squeak sound 

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2008 Acura TL 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Acura TL in Texas, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2015
Jan 2015

44000 mi

US $300
power steering pressure hose leaking 

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2008 Acura TL 4-door

3-cylinder manual 2WD

Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

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2007 Acura TL

Engine not specified

Acura TL in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

6000 mi
Rattle in dashboard of car. Dealer fixed the problem. The rattle was located under the front dashboard speaker. The wires were wrapped with additional insulation to fix the noise of a rattle. I am very happy with the dealership. 

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2007 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

286-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TL in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2016
Oct 2008

14000 mi
Rattle drivers side dash near a pillar. 
Jun 2012

63000 mi
Noticed oil on the floor after car was parked for a few days. Right front shock leaking 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

163000 mi

US $580
car would pull when you hit a bump, replaced compliance bushings Car would vibrate under acceleration, replaced both axles sway bar end link replaced 
Acura TL in California, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2014
Jan 2010

49000 mi
Moving Map MFD reset randomly. Could not duplicate. Possible power supply flux. Check engine lite came on for engine timing. Dealer reset. Possible bad batch of gas. No recurrance as yet. 
Dec 2010

69000 mi

US $300
Lean condition  
May 2011

80000 mi

US $1000
Water pump dead 
Apr 2014

115000 mi

US $4500
Battery discharge, shorted module killed battery in park.  Replacement Bluetooth module. Clutch. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2013
Dec 2008

45000 mi
A/C needed recharged. no leak found. covered under warranty. 
Apr 2010

52000 mi

US $70
replaced clutch slave cylinder. This mostly fixed the problem, but I think the clutch master cylinder may need to be replaced as well. 

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2007 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Sep 2016
Dec 2008

23000 mi
Drivers side seat not heating. Ordered new heat element. 
Jan 2009

24000 mi
Installed ordered part (heat element). 
Jun 2009

32000 mi
Drivers side seat heater 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2014
Sep 2012

80000 mi

US $100
Sun/moon roof switch replaced. Other problems Tighten fuel cap. Was told probably fuel cap.bought new from dealer. Still have intermittent light. Dealer stated to come in when light is on. Not so. S type must use jap specs and it showed up. 
Aug 2014

123000 mi
Tighten Gas Cap. Went to dealer 3 different times. Never showed an error code. Maintenance tech finaly found a Tech Bulletin that stated problem and No error indication Replace Purge Valve in Emission System. I myself told them what it was. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2010
Jun 2008

19000 mi
The XM NavTraffic for the GPS unit had malfunctioned, so I was not able to get traffic updates. I dropped the car off in the morning, the Acura service dept gave me a loaner for the day, diagnosed the problem, replaced the NavTraffic unit, and I was able 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Jul 2013 - Apr 2017
Oct 2013

110000 mi

US $1200
Replaced the struts. They made it over 100K miles, so I'm certainly not complaining. 
Jan 2015

128000 mi

US $800
Bluetooth receiver was shorted out and thus not operational. This also resulted in constant battery drain, so the battery was often dead in the morning. Tricky problem to find, so almost half the repair bill was tracking down the issue. 
Sep 2015

138000 mi

US $500
Front passenger side window actuator failed. 
Dec 2015

139000 mi

US $125
Dead battery 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2012
Oct 2011

56000 mi

US $200
CEL coming on, VSP disabled. Car in limp home mode at that point. OBD II code is P6138 = bad throttle position sensor output. Replaced TPS at home 2 hours, $150 part only hand tools needed. Online forum showed multiple owners w/problem. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2017
Jan 2013

35800 mi
GPS failed and was replaced by dealer. 
Apr 2013

35000 mi
Seat heater on passenger front seat failed. Was replaced at no charge by dealer. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2018
Mar 2015

66000 mi

US $320
Replaced serpentine belt and tensioner. 
Jun 2016

90000 mi

US $110
Replaced B1S1 air flow sensor Replaced Hands Free Link module Replaced Evaporative Canister Purge Valve 
Jun 2017

106000 mi

US $2000
Replaced all 4 engine mounts (2 engine, 2 transmission) 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Nov 2010 - Aug 2013
Dec 2010

116000 mi

US $500
No heat. 
Jan 2012

152000 mi

US $1
power steering o ring leaking air 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2016
Jun 2014

84000 mi

US $200
The parking brake mechanism, located within the hub of each rear rotor, is very susceptible rusting if not used frequently, which is likely to be the case in a car with an automatic transmission. The parts are not simple to replace. 
Aug 2014

85000 mi

US $1060
Air blowing from vents not cold. Suspect that the AC compressor clutch needs to be replaced. Will find out soon. AC compressor replaced 
Oct 2014

86300 mi
The rubber gasket for the sunroof glass failed and I replaced it. 
Nov 2014

87000 mi

US $270
Acura TL-S front brake calipers are aluminum and mounted via two steel bolts. The bolts can become corroded and will ruin the threaded holes in the calipers when replacing the brake rotors. Excellent reconditioned calipers can bought online. 
Acura TL in Oregon, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2014
Jul 2011

98000 mi

US $355
The fuel vapor recovery system had a part with a crack in it causing the MFD to read a code that the fuel cap was not sealing. 
Acura TL in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

110500 mi

US $150
Radiator replaced due to leak. 
Apr 2017

113000 mi

US $20
Intake boot from airbox was cracked at throttle body and needed replacement. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2019
Jul 2007 Couldn't get the "HomeLink" system for my garage door to work -- to memorize the code. It work for our community gate - code programmed and worked. Took it in and Acura ordered a new module and replaced it. Accepted code and now I don't have separa Installed new Homelink system. 
Jun 2013

22000 mi

US $233
Replaced cup holder part (cover was broken - split apart) between the front seats. Driver's window would go up and before all the way up, would start to go back down. 
Jul 2013

22000 mi

US $15
Piece fell off rear door handle area where lock would be on passenger side. Was told a common problem for this model by the dealer. 
Mar 2019

35000 mi

US $680
I took the car into the closest Honda dealer since the battery was totally dead. The battery had been replaced under warranty last Nov. Dealer said it was the starter and I had the starter replaced (AutoZone starter). I had argued with the dealer service dept. the previous repair that the problem appeared to be the battery but they said it was the starter. So after returning from a trip, the car wouldn't start again. So the mechanic this time said the problem was the battery. They replaced the battery but wanted me to pay for it, even though back in November I paid for the replacement battery that was still under partial warranty. I won the argument and the 100 mo. warranted battery was replaced at no charge. So a battery and starter have been replaced, but the car wouldn't start again after another 5-day business trip. It sits in my garage. 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2017
Apr 2015

112000 mi

US $1400
Replaced Steering Rack 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Jun 2016 - May 2017
Aug 2016

35400 mi
Catalytic converter heat shield rusted and partially fell off, making loud noise while driving. Completely removed. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2009
Feb 2008

17000 mi
Warning light for loose gas cap keeps coming on. Dealer resets light. Another trip to dealer for gas cap warning light. Reset light and road test for 4 days. 
Mar 2008

18000 mi
Third trip to dealer for gas cap warning light. Replaced gas cap. Fourth trip to dealer for gas cap warning light. Replace sensor module. 
Apr 2008

24700 mi
Fifth trip to dealer to address "Loose Gas Cap" Warning error message/light. Replaced Fuel Valve. 4/29/2008 Problem seems to be fixed. Fifth trip to dealer for gas cap warning light. Replaced Fuel Filler Pipe 
May 2008

26000 mi
"Loose Fuel Cap" warning light keeps coming on, until a replacement of a fuel valve was performed. Problem is fixed now. 
Jan 2009

43000 mi
Navigation ('OFF', 'Dual') button bulbs where burned out. 
May 2009

53000 mi
When TL is accelerated abruptly passed the 5k RPM and released a burning smell enters the cabin. Dealer indicated it was the excess gas the engine doesn't use which gets dumped. took it to another dealer and they couldn't reproduce. Recall related? 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2018
Dec 2007

5000 mi
broken part in driver overhead map light prevented use 
Apr 2010

19500 mi
Intermitent "check fuel cap" warning. Dealer found TSB and replaced PCV valve. 
May 2012

35000 mi
replaced driver door lock actuator Passenger mirror vibration when tilting down for curb visualization when in reverse. 
Jul 2012

38000 mi
whining noise, disappeared by time car was in service bay, dealer said related to low steering fluid not replaced at earlier recall visit? 
Aug 2012

39200 mi
Loss of fluid into rack and pinion, bad seal. Had to replace rack and pinion. 
Oct 2012

43000 mi
Blutooth voice recognition not working well 
Nov 2012

43800 mi
Bluetooth recognition not working well. 
Nov 2014

67000 mi

US $1
Replace timing belt, idler and water pump 
May 2017

95000 mi

US $2800
Rear oil seal leak, oil pump seal oil leak 
Acura TL in Arizona, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
May 2008

8000 mi
Center console clinging/rattle when A/C on during driving/stopping. Service Advisor told said they put tape around the console, but the problem exist. Will bring the car in again and will update the status. It's a sport; suspension is hard! Don't like it. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2018
May 2016

82100 mi

US $130
Car battery dead after sitting in airport parking lot for a long weekend. Battery parasitic test showed a 750ma drain but during trouble shooting the drain was lost and unable to duplicate again. 
Mar 2017

90000 mi

US $450
Acura HFL system failed. 
Mar 2018

99000 mi

US $124
Tighten fuel cap message but no DTC set. Accomplished TSB 09-056. Replaced the EVAP canister Purge Valve P/N 36162-RDV-J01 
Jul 2018

101000 mi

US $85
Windshield washer will not spray water. Replaced washer motor. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2017
Apr 2014

73300 mi

US $2100
Ball joint failure 
Acura TL in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2007 - Jun 2018
Sep 2008

14880 mi
Crack in driver side rubber door gasket. 
May 2010

42780 mi
Side mirror actuators on both mirrors were noisy..dealer replced no problem. Also TPMS sensors for both front tires were replaced no charge. Truck latch broke (plastic piece came out) but still worked, just a bit sticky. Dealer replaced latch under warranty no problem. 
Oct 2010

48980 mi
Noise coming from front left wheel many times I accelerated or decelerated...dealer tightened something and its fine! 
Mar 2012

66960 mi

C $200
Drive belt was noisy, had it replaced. Still noisy, might be power steering. 
Dec 2012

75020 mi

C $250
TPMS sensors in both front wheels 
Sep 2013

83700 mi

C $60
Replaced all the LED lights around the Nav system (4 were burnt out) A lot of work taking all the trim off and trying not to break it 
Oct 2014

94220 mi

C $250
Headlight burnt out. Ordered 2 new Phillips bulbs from Amazon for $40 each. Had local body shop replace both. 3 hours labour to remove front bumper (TL-S) and replace both headlights (might as well do both) 
Nov 2014

96100 mi

C $500
Power steering pump making awful noise in the morning when cold. Honda dealer found a used pump off an 08 for $250 + 2 hours labour. Got a new drive belt at the same time 
Dec 2015

109120 mi

C $500
Power steering pump failed. Ordered new one from Honda. Works fine now 
Apr 2016

112100 mi
Knock sensor failed...too cheap to get it fixed. Will drive for a while see what happens 
Jun 2016

114700 mi

C $400
Knock sensor error code...ran OK for a month and now rough acceleration..time to fix it 
Mar 2017

125240 mi

C $500
replaced alternator 
Dec 2017

132060 mi

C $200
Serpentine belt replaced...squeaky 
Jun 2018

138260 mi

C $350
Rattle at 1,600 rpm, sounds like metal on metal...shop replaced exhaust flex pipe. Still got the rattle..will take back to see what else is going on Cracked Nav screen (don’t put cell phone suction cup things on the screen and rip them off!) Found used Nav unit..but to my surprise someone already stole the thin 2mm thick touchscreen ...found another ‘04 touchscreen works perfect! Replaced all LED as well around Nav, shifter bulb, and heated seat switch bulbs...a lot of work! 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

110000 mi

US $600
Bad sensor relays in ignition system 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

98400 mi

US $1000
Minor fluid seepage that was repaired while the part was off for unrelated scheduled maintenance. 

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2007 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in Oregon, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

29000 mi
rattling noise from the engine after warmed up 
Sep 2010

36000 mi
Rattle from timing belt area. Timing belt keeps on sliding on roller and rubs on the edge of the roller.The timing belt edge gets glazed. First repair dealer installed a pulley shim. Second repair dealer sprayed belt dressing. Third repair 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2018
May 2009

17000 mi
side view mirrors did not move smoothly or jammed. both mirrors replaced car made grinding noise after ignition turned 
Dec 2010

33000 mi
Noise in steering column. Dealer replaced a cable under warranty. Problem resurfaced shortly after. 
Acura TL in Kentucky, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2010
Jan 2010 drivers headlight out of alignment and was fixed. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

16969 mi
Had to have leather replaced on all seating surfaces due to premature wear.  I currently have it in for service to have all of the leather replaced on all seats. Also they are replacing the actuators in both side view mirrors due to creaking sound when adjusting. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2016
Jul 2010

44200 mi
Replaced power steering pump. Low-speed steering effort was inconsistent. Dealer checked and replaced under warranty 
Nov 2010

50000 mi
Replaced steering rack under warranty. Possibly failed as a side-effect of prior PS pump failure. 
Jul 2014

107800 mi

US $210
Bluetooth phone interface module died. Youtube + part from dealer +about a half hour to swap it out and reprogram took care of it. 
Feb 2015

118000 mi

US $45
Rear view mirror actuator $50 for parts, more time to pick it up than to install it. 
Jul 2015

126000 mi

US $200
Rear brake caliper sticking. Replaced both 
Feb 2016

135000 mi

US $40
Replaced passenger side rear view mirror actuator as it was misbehaving. 
Apr 2016

137800 mi

US $145
Was getting repeated "tighten fuel cap" messages. Web search led to replacing the evap canister purge valve. $145 for the part, 20 minutes to swap it, problem solved. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Oct 2009 - Dec 2015
Apr 2013

47300 mi
Battery replaced by AAA. This is the FOURTH battery since I bought the car. Dealer unable to find any electrical problem 
Jun 2014

55000 mi

US $3500
struts electrical wiring air conditioner 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2007 - Aug 2013
May 2008

14000 mi
Rattle in both front doors. Only the driver's side rattle was (partially) repaired. Claimed they could not duplicate the passenger side front door issue. 
Apr 2009

29000 mi
Rattle in driver's side door. It was repaired under warranty, but the rattle returned within a week. 
Jun 2009

33000 mi
Ongoing rattle in driver's side door or pillar.  
Mar 2012

69000 mi
Passenger side front regulator. Needs to be replaced, but the dealer cleaned and lubricated the mechanism so that it would last a bit longer. 
Apr 2013

81700 mi
Passenger front window would not close when opened. Dealer lubricated it, but it stopped working again a couple of days later. Needs a new regulator @ $700(+) @ dealer price 
Aug 2013

85000 mi

US $266
Needed the front passenger side window regulator replaced. I was quoted over $700 by the dealer, but an independent shop did it for $265, including parts and labor. 
Acura TL in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2007 - Sep 2016
Apr 2012

58300 mi

US $630
Faulty "auto pedal position sensor" made the car undriveable. "Running rough" for a few days (ie: poor acceleration, hard shifts etc). Almost to dealer to get it checked out when I lost acceleration ... 0 to 30 took 45 sec. Able to limp rest of way. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Jan 2012

65500 mi
HFL module kept draining battery. Car out of warranty. Acura admits the module was faulty from factory, but refused to replace 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2017
May 2011

29000 mi
Bluetooth not functioning correctly. Transmission garbled. Computer for this feature replaced. 
Dec 2011

33000 mi

US $105
Battery was dead after 12 months. We are now on our 4th battery in 4+ years. 
May 2012

37400 mi
Dead battery, took it to Sears, they placed a charger on it and it has been fine since. Possible intermittent problem with electrical system discharging. 
Dec 2012

41000 mi

US $800
Power steering whine when cold, went away when warm. Replace O-ring ($0.95 part) in power steering inlet hose. 
Jun 2013

44000 mi
Battery would not start car. After overnight charge, I was able to start car and took it to Sears for replacement. 
Sep 2014

54000 mi

US $550
Power steering pump was leaking, making a high pitched sound upon start up. 
May 2016

62300 mi

US $450
Alternator was bad, would not charge battery. Notice was displayed on screen. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2008 - Mar 2011
Mar 2009

22940 mi
Chirping noise in engine when warm. Dealer performed "Timing Belt Update", replaced the leaking timing belt tensioner and idler bolt. 
Nov 2010

41620 mi
Headlight aim off. Dealer corrected to spec. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2011 - Jan 2019
Apr 2015

49200 mi

US $250
Hands free link Bluetooth failed 
Acura TL in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 2009 - Mar 2018
Sep 2009

34720 mi
passenger mirror ratcheted when selected. 
Dec 2013

75640 mi

C $375
LR CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS. 
Acura TL in New Mexico, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2017
Mar 2016

76000 mi
Replaced two engine mounts 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
May 2015

78800 mi
Transmission was shifting slowly, dealer did a fluid flush and that took care of it. Bad engine mount, which was causing all sorts of creaking noises when coming to or taking off from a stop. Dealer replaced engine mount and that took care of the problem. 
Acura TL in Nigeria
Oct 2015 - Jun 2017
Apr 2016

196420 mi

$170
Rear engine mount and passenger side engine mount worn out and replaced. Extreme difficultly in removing the rear mount. Front mount too looks detriorated but may still run for a while before needing to be replaced 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

54900 mi

US $100
Battery suddenly lost all charge for third time in four years. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

63000 mi

US $400
Replace power steering pump. Power steering worked poorly or not at all in parking condition. 
Nov 2015

64600 mi

US $100
wheels out of alignment. rear wheel couldn't be aligned because control arm was seized up from rust. need to replace the control arm. 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2018
Aug 2015

86300 mi

US $227
Bluetooth module stopped working. Bought new OEM unit from Amazon, replaced by myself in about $15 minutes. 
Mar 2016

98000 mi
Scheduled timing belt service. Accessory belt was squealing a bit in the cold, and was close to the TB service time, so just went ahead and did it all. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2018
Apr 2013

63000 mi
Replaced passenger side mirror actuator 
Aug 2014

81000 mi

US $900
One of the rear brake calipers siezed and destroyed the brake pads & rotor. Both rear calipers, pads, and rotors were replaced. 
Feb 2015

88000 mi
Replaced drivers side mirror actuator due to failure. 
Mar 2015

89000 mi

US $430
AC Belt pulley was out of alignment causing a chirping noise. Dealer replaced pulley, bolts, and belt. 
Aug 2015

95000 mi
Bad battery 
Dec 2015

100000 mi

US $525
Alternator was broken, was replaced with a new one and also the battery was replaced under warranty from NTB who also did the alternator repair. 
Mar 2016

102000 mi

US $180
Engine overheating, leaking coolant, took to Pep Boys, replaced radiator cap, that was not the problem as the car overheated again less than 24 hours later. 
Apr 2016

102500 mi

US $3063
Radiator cracked, would not hold coolant. Radiator replaced Oil pump leaking, replaced 
Apr 2017

113000 mi
Shop read error code, but no repair was conducted. Code 1717 indicated that is was related to battery charging issue perhaps caused by bluetooth module in the opinion of the shop. Suggested a $600 estimate. 
Jan 2018

125000 mi
Battery died again. Batteries are only lasting 1 year before replacements are needed in this car. 
Acura TL in Indiana, United States
May 2016 - Feb 2017
Sep 2016

94000 mi

US $300
Upper transmission mount failed 
Jan 2017

98000 mi

US $868
Front and side engine mounts 
Acura TL in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

174000 mi

US $1000
brake pads and rotors, all 4 wheels 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

100000 mi

US $400
Engine mount replacement 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
- Apr 2007
Apr 2007

5000 mi
Squeaks and rattles in back deck and driver B pillar. Back deck 99% resolved, B pillar still a problem 
Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

55000 mi
HFL module is dead and was causing a parasitic drain on the battery. Left for vacation and came back to a dead battery, which was barely a month old. Recharged the battery with a standalone charger and disconnected the HFL unit in the dome. 
Nov 2016

55800 mi

US $120
Car was showing "please tighten gas cap" once in a while. Replaced gas cap, then when issue reappeared, replaced Emissions Control Purge Valve. There is an Acura TSB out on the valve. 
Jun 2018

75000 mi

US $500
Power Steering leak 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2014 - Feb 2015
Sep 2014

122000 mi

US $100
minor oil leak 
Jan 2015

US $2200
oil leak 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

93000 mi

C $400
One of the spark plugs blew out 
Acura TL in California, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2018
Mar 2012

14000 mi

US $70
Headlight out of alignment 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2018
Sep 2012

52000 mi

US $175
Evap solenoid failed - causing loose gas cap error. Replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2013

64000 mi

US $850
Oil pump seals and gaskets replaced- leaking. Replaced water pump, timing belt and accessory belt during repair (maitenance items). 
Jul 2014

68000 mi

US $600
Brake caliper not disengaging completely-sticking. Front brakes also replaced, alignment done. 
Sep 2016

89000 mi

US $800
Rear strut broken- leaking. Sway bar bushings replaced. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2016
Aug 2014

119300 mi

US $344
Calipers had to be replaced. Calipers would not retract as designed and the pads were heating up. Could feel heat and road vibration, so it was determine that cylinder needed replaced. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
Oct 2013

69200 mi

US $200
Replace Auto tensioner and belt 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2013
Jan 2013

38700 mi

US $100
Change Battery 
Apr 2013

52000 mi

US $25
Alloy rim corrosion caused air leak at bead. Corrosion polished and tire-remounted. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2011 - Mar 2016
Jul 2011

68000 mi

US $158
Nav. DVD reading error, sent it to Alpine Electronics company to repair. dealer cost will be more then $2800.00. 
Acura TL in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2018
Jun 2011

52000 mi
jumpy shifting 
Apr 2012

68300 mi

US $240
Transmission fluid flushed and hands free unit was replaced 
Dec 2015

135000 mi

US $318
Power steering pump seals 
Sep 2016

169000 mi

US $1400
Replaced struts 
Mar 2018

204000 mi

US $1400
Evaporator was replaced 
Acura TL in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Jul 2014

64000 mi
Torn front lower control arm bushing Hood supports did not hold up hood 
Jan 2015 Safety recall to replace power steering hoses. The hose was leaking. 
Apr 2015

70300 mi

US $450
add freon 
Dec 2016

86000 mi

US $125
Rear window leak was repaired by replacing the molding. 
Jan 2017

71500 mi

US $200
Trunk was leaking. Replaced trunk seal 
May 2018

104000 mi

US $2496
new power steering pump replace leaking radiator replace worn brakes replace alternator belt 
Acura TL in Michigan, United States
May 2012 - Apr 2018
Aug 2013

120000 mi

US $369
A/C system leak 
Mar 2014

123000 mi

US $101
RPM related squeak from engine. Diagnosed as serpentine belt noise even though belt 2 years old and in good shape. Belt replaced. 
Jun 2015

139000 mi

US $200
Shop #1 replaced rear brake rotors 8 months ago, 2 months ago noticed rapid, uneven wear. Shop #1 inspected, said normal. 1 month later metal on metal. Shop #2 diagnosed frozen caliper pistons, replaced pads, rotors, calipers. Shop #1 paid. 
Oct 2015

143500 mi
Squeal from recently replaced serpentine belt. Belt replaced with OEM part 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2014
Nov 2013

134900 mi

US $560
Timing Belt had to be replaced 
Acura TL in Nevada, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2015
Nov 2014

78900 mi

US $450
Both pistons for hood 

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2007 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

1000 mi
Wind noise and rattle 

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2006 Acura TL

Engine not specified

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 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 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 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 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 Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2015
Nov 2013

71100 mi

US $300
broken motor mount 
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 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 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 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 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
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 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 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 Quebec, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
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 ascertain 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 chose not to wait around for the pads to be delivered and went elsewhere with this. 
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2018
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 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. 

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2006 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016 Disconnected handsfree link due to battery drain 
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 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 North Carolina, United States
Feb 2014 - Jul 2018
Dec 2017

104000 mi

US $600
Car would not start, nor be jump started. Replaced the starter and motor assembly. 
Jun 2018

108000 mi

US $570
AC was not very cold. Replaced leaking AC pipe and recharged the system. 
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 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 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 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 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 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
Jul 2011 - Jan 2014
Oct 2013

95700 mi

US $1500
Slow battery drain due to Navi unit. 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

117000 mi

US $300
Replaced broken suspension bushings 
Acura TL in California, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

97000 mi
Charging system failure 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
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
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 Ohio, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2018
May 2016

104400 mi

US $300
wheel bearing rear right 
Sep 2016

108000 mi

US $85
Replace headlight blub, driver side. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2014

101000 mi

US $750
Power steering pump replaced 
May 2014

102700 mi

US $110
Starter failed at 104k miles. 
Feb 2018

125000 mi

US $150
Battery needed replacement 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008

23097 mi
Replaced power steering hose 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2018
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 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 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

108740 mi

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 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 California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jul 2018
Jun 2017

113249 mi

US $658
Car would intermittently start. Turn key and no response from starter. No solenoid clicking. Took to Acura and they replaced the defective Starter. 
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 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 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 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 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 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 Texas, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2018
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

88200 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 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 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 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 Ontario, Canada
Apr 2007 - May 2010
Apr 2009

47740 mi
Driver's seat leather was cracked. Replaced the seat. 
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 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 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 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 North Carolina, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008

50000 mi
Driver side mirror actuator replaced. 
Acura TL in California, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2012
Apr 2011

73000 mi

US $420
Starter motor failed 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Feb 2006 - Jun 2018
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 Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

144180 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
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 Missouri, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
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 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 Ontario, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

145700 mi

C $700
Door Actuator needed replacing 

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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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2005 Acura TL

Engine not specified

Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jun 2009 - Jan 2013
Jul 2009

93000 mi
Replaced entire AC system, expensive failure. 
Sep 2009

99000 mi
Replaced starter, left me stranded. 
Dec 2009

108000 mi
Broken engine mount. 
Mar 2010

117000 mi
Replaced failed power steering pump. 
Jun 2010

126000 mi
Replaced throttle body module. Had to limp home. Numerous little plastic bits break (Cruise switch - dead pedal mount - A/C vent mount) Lots of creaks and rattles. 
Jan 2013

US $250
CV Joint 

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2005 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

270-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2014
Mar 2008

45000 mi
Replaced switch for side mirror tilt with reverse. 
Oct 2010

50000 mi

US $250
Driver's side window regulator. auto up was not working properly. 
Sep 2011

54000 mi

US $90
power steering noise and slow fluid loss. replaced o-ring and return line. 
Acura TL in Vermont, United States
Sep 2007 - Nov 2013
Feb 2007

48000 mi
Hands Free Link failed to pair with phone, CHMSL cover drooping. Both items replaced under warrnty. No recurrence, no charge. 
Oct 2011

168000 mi

US $350
replaced right front wheel bearing 
Apr 2013

198300 mi

US $2
hardened o-ring in power steering system, resulting in air entering system, noise 
Acura TL in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2006 - Sep 2015
Dec 2014

96100 mi

C $500
bearing replaced 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Jul 2011

123800 mi
Blew out spark plug from engine head. Rebuild head, new ignition coil and new spark plug installed. 
Dec 2011

132000 mi
Complete replacement of both front axles, seized during winter of 2011. 
Jan 2012 Failure of main transmission bearings 6-speed manual transmission 
Acura TL in California, United States
Apr 2013 - Oct 2016
Aug 2015

162700 mi

US $800
O2 sensor for $450 ish. Brake master cylinder $450 ish. 
Aug 2016

175000 mi

US $800
Power steering pump. 
Acura TL in Vermont, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

94000 mi
compressor failed 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2016
Sep 2013

87000 mi
Disassembled , cleaned and lubricated window regulator 
Sep 2015

105000 mi
Replaced hood support struts. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2010

50300 mi

US $250
Replace Rt. and Lt. front axles due to premature wear to inner/outer CV jts with OEM axles. 
Sep 2012

57000 mi

US $156
squeaky/creaky clutch pedal. Master clutch cylinder replaced per 2011 TSB. 
Jun 2018

58780 mi

US $500
AC system blowing warm air. Freon leak. AC components appear normal and functioning. Dye added, system recharged for further assessment.  Accessory belt tensioner squeaky, worn bearings, replaced. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Apr 2011
Mar 2010

48980 mi

C $600
Rear rubber bushings failed. Replaced entire set.  
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2014
Jan 2010

52300 mi

US $1200
Also fixed power steering pump and did regular oil change/maintenance. 
Sep 2010

52000 mi

US $1000
Car suspension was "bouncy." Front-driver-side strut was found to be toast. Replaced both front struts and realigned the suspension. 
Jun 2011

56000 mi

US $550
Power steering boost was notably low when engine at idle. Replaced power steering pump. 
May 2013

66500 mi

US $1250
Replaced hydraulic tensioner on timing belt. (Shop reported that it was "leaking" and replaced while they were replacing the timing belt.) Airbag light would come on intermittently. Diagnosed as a sensor problem in the driver's seat belt buckle. Replaced buckle as a warranty item. 
Dec 2013

71000 mi

US $1491
Leaking AC "check valves" had leaked freon. Replaced valves, refilled freon. Engine valve cover gaskets & grommets leaking. Replaced parts. (Cheap parts, expensive labor.) Only visible symptom was 10% lower than normal gas mileage. No warning lights. Problem was discovered in the shop. Hood struts couldn't hold the hood up. Replaced hood struts. Tune up: replaced spark plugs, flushed fuel system, etc. This repair, plus fixing the valve gasket leak (mentioned earlier) restored the car's gas mileage as well. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2014
Nov 2010

79700 mi
Front passenger window would not roll down. After trip, it now rolls down, but not all the way back up without help. It goes about half way up and then back down. My guess is the window was not installed properly. Will go back. 
Jul 2011

88000 mi

US $300
Parts in door were replaced so that window would sit properly. Delay because didn't trust original mechanic who wanted to replace motor. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2014
Aug 2008

49500 mi
Clutch and Flywheel replaced @ dealer cost due to lack of fixing under CPO program. 
Sep 2008

49501 mi
Driver Side Rear door handle trim fell off. Replaced at dealer cost. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jan 2018 - Apr 2018
Jan 2018

103000 mi

US $600
Leak, was coming from sunroof drains. Was diagnosed and cleared. Problem solved. Airbag light stayed on too long after ignition and came on randomly 
Apr 2018

104000 mi

US $950
Repaired door handle 
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
- Sep 2006
Jun 2006

7800 mi
Had to install Camber kit on ASPEC as Dealer forgot to install it with the installation of the suspension kit 
Sep 2006

11000 mi
Rattles fixed in rear deck, passenger door, and steering wheel. 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jun 2017
May 2011

49600 mi
Manual transmission third gear repair (recall) 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

104000 mi

US $25
Door lock actuator needed to be replaced 
Nov 2016

111600 mi
Dashboard cracked across airbag. 
Aug 2017

127000 mi

US $900
Replaced CV axles after reman axles failed. 
Mar 2018

135000 mi

US $20
2nd replacement of driver door side actuator. 1st and 2nd replacement were a Dorman part CV Joint replaced again under warranty 
Acura TL in Northwest Territory, Canada
Aug 2017 - May 2019
Feb 2018

131440 mi

C $400
Replaced front crash sensor. 
Jun 2018

139500 mi

C $300
Lower ball joint failed while driving. Replaced drivers side ball joint 
Jul 2018

140120 mi

C $100
Passenger side lower ball joint replaced. 

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2005 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Feb 2014
Jan 2011

65600 mi

US $90
O-ring on power steering pump inlet was leaking, causing the pump to whine/groan when turning the wheel. O-ring replaced and problem fixed. 
May 2011

50000 mi

US $200
A/C lost cooling capacity gradually over a period of one week. Loss of freon was determined to be the cause, but source of leak could not be found. Freon was added with dye for future leak inspection. 
Acura TL in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2013
Jun 2009

41000 mi
Brakes, suspension and an exhaust heat shield were making noise. Dealer couldn't replicate. Told me they fixed a heat shield but noises are still present. 
Nov 2011

50000 mi

US $30
O-ring on power steering pump inlet was leaking, causing the pump to whine/groan when turning the wheel. O-ring replaced and fluid flushed. 
Nov 2012

64300 mi

US $600
Rear calipers siezed causing the rotors to warp. Had to replace both rear calipers, rotors and pads. 
Acura TL in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Oct 2011
Sep 2010

79000 mi

US $1500
Rear suspension units had frozen due to corrosion. tires wearing unevenly; replace and align lower control arms; replace two rear tires 
Aug 2011

89000 mi

US $2300
rear camber 2 degrees out from spec; replaced RR knuckle/bearing, leading arm and upper control arm; new rear tires req'd 
Acura TL in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2010

31000 mi
Door handle trim fell off. Part on backorder. 
Jun 2014

69000 mi

US $400
Exterior window factory black trim coming off and was replaced. 
May 2016

81600 mi

US $90
Replaced door handle trim on 3 doors as it fell off. 
Mar 2018

92000 mi

US $200
Memory seat control module draining battery when car is shut off. Replaced control module. 
May 2018

93000 mi

US $50
Replaced several relays causing battery to drain overnight. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2012
Jul 2011

84000 mi

US $150
Replaced power steering pump. 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

60000 mi
Had to replace fuse in right headlight. 
Acura TL in Washington, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

131000 mi

US $30
Power locks stopped working on front passenger door. Replaced the door lock actuator - apparently this is a common part to fail on this gen Acura. DIY is about $30 for the part, 2-3 hours labor. 
Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
- May 2008
May 2008

6889 mi

C $1000
Paint chipping off on trunk 
Acura TL in Alberta, Canada
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

148800 mi

C $600
Replaced rotors and pads 
Feb 2018

151900 mi

C $140
Bought and installed new battery 
Acura TL in California, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2009

45800 mi

US $200
fix power steering line Door locks 
Jun 2010

48000 mi
Engine sensor 
May 2011

54000 mi

US $513
Window fell into door window. Driver side window regulator failed 
Jun 2012

61000 mi

US $350
Oxygen sensor replaced 
Mar 2014

79000 mi
Rear passenger Seat belt not retracting. Cracked air filter hose 
Dec 2014

86000 mi
Front seat belt buckles needed replaced 
Jul 2015

87300 mi

US $650
Alternator 
Sep 2015

89000 mi

US $4000
Transmission & mounts 
Dec 2015

90000 mi

US $1000
New tires & control arm bushings 
Apr 2017

100000 mi

US $500
Rear brake calipers 
Jun 2018

116000 mi

US $165
Air intake replace Starter 
Acura TL in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2016
Aug 2009

80000 mi
Cam position sensor, head on front bank. 
May 2013

175000 mi

US $200
Starter failure Accelerator position sensor (APP SENSOR) 
Sep 2015

211000 mi

US $400
AC system leaking. Replaced compressor, condenser and associated parts 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2017
Oct 2011

100200 mi

US $500
CV joint was making noise while turning. They replaced CV joints/boots + front axle. 
Sep 2013

121000 mi

US $2200
Power Steering hose was leaking. It had been replaced under warranty in 2008, however, it was leaking again causing smoke to rise from the hood when stopped. 
Oct 2014

133300 mi

US $550
Starter stopped reliably starting the car. Works great now. 
Mar 2015

138000 mi

US $1050
Tie Rod frozen Replaced Axle because previous mechanic broke CV boot while replacing tie rod. Can't prove it was them, so I had to eat the cost. 
Feb 2017

165000 mi

US $1700
Replace Rotors again.. Replace tie rods .. broken again 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Dec 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

12000 mi

US $800
Replace Catalytic Converter 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jan 2016 - Jul 2017
Nov 2016

165000 mi

US $189
Replaced alternator 
Apr 2017

168000 mi

US $600
Power steering pump replaced. I tried to repair it and was unsuccessful. I then took it to the dealer and it was replaced successfully. 
Jun 2017

168000 mi

US $400
Starter died 
Acura TL in California, United States
Sep 2005 - Jun 2018
Dec 2007

25000 mi
The front windows "squeek" Dealer has tried two times to fix and the only way to stop the squeeking is to let the window down just a tiny bit. I am sure there is some reset regarding how far the window goes up but not sure what it is. I have read of ot 
May 2011

48000 mi

US $150
Driver seat "rocked" front to rear. Dealer had to replace portion of seat frame. Paid $100 because of extended warranty. Without the warranty, the repair would have been $700. 
Apr 2013

59000 mi
Airbag light on. Dealer replaced driver side seatbelt buckle. Was told $500 repair covered under recall or service bulletin. 
Jul 2014

68200 mi

US $125
The fourth battery being replaced. Something is causing an above normal battery drain. Other vehicles sit the same or longer and have no issues. 
Oct 2015

76200 mi
Battery kept going dead. Replaced the battery 2 times and the problem continued. Did lots of Internet research and ends up the Hands Free Link unit died and was causing a constant drain. Removed Hands Free Link and problem is gone. 
Sep 2017

87500 mi

US $30
Hood no longer stayed up. Replaced both hood struts. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Sep 2005 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

37000 mi
Passenger side door handle trim piece fell off and was replaced. Dealer said piece must have been misformed/distorted during manufacture. 
Jun 2009

48000 mi
Changed light bulb in steering wheel that illuminates the Bluetooth/audio control buttons. 
Feb 2010

52900 mi
Trunk light switch plug became unplugged so light didn't work. Dealer plugged switch back in under warranty. 
Oct 2010

63000 mi

US $250
Power steering pump noisy on hard turns, cavitating slightly. Replaced along with flushing system. Also replacesd cracked suspension bushings. 
Jun 2011

72000 mi

US $10
An underhood shield was loose causing a rattling noise at idle with the car in gear. 
Feb 2014

90000 mi

US $200
Bluetooth receiver did not shut down in the prescribed 30 mins after shutting off ignition. This caused constant battery drain leaving car unable to start after 3 or more days of sitting idle. Dealer wanted $500 to fix, so disconnected it instead. I found the Bluetooth part on the internet for about $200 and it looks like a simple replacement. I shall do that in the future. 
Mar 2015

96000 mi

US $38
Replaced worn idler tension pulley along with serpentine belt (normal maintenance) and water pump (preventative maintenance). Replaced both hood gas struts. 
Oct 2015

97700 mi
Starter would not turn over. Replaced. Front motor mount failed, side mount very worn. Both replaced. Passenger side power window intermittent failure to close. Window motor/regulator replaced. Drivers side power door lock failed to operate. Replaced lock switch. 
Nov 2016

107300 mi

US $245
Replaced Bluetooth HandsFreeLink module. Bad part caused battery to run down completely if car was not driven every day. Part disconnected 3-4 yrs ago due to dealer wanting $700 to repair. Easily done after researching repair on internet. 
Acura TL in Maryland, United States
Sep 2005 - Sep 2011
Dec 2009

51000 mi
Failed fuel evap solenoid triggered "Check fuel cap" warning 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Sep 2005 - Mar 2017
Nov 2008

31000 mi
Upon checking tire pressures I found the spare was low and the valve was leaking. Tire valve replaced under warranty. 
Mar 2017

77863 mi

US $3756
Dealer recommended replacing leaking rear main seal. $2100. front passenger window would not close. Replaced mechanism. $475. Hood support cylinders failed. Not replaced. Would have been $180. airbag warning light showed bag would not deploy. Replaced seat belt mechanism. $500. Dealer recommended replacing leaking power steering pump. $500. Drive side rearview mirror malfunction. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2018
Jan 2015

105500 mi

US $706
Replaced front and rear motor mounts - were told both were bad 
Nov 2015

96700 mi

US $600
Replaced transmission fluid 
Jan 2017

108000 mi

US $2000
replaced a motor mount 
Feb 2017

110000 mi

US $400
Repaired broken axle - boot was leaking, but the entire axle needed replaced because of a creaking sound heard when steering. 
Dec 2017

119000 mi

US $70
Repair shop reported leaking transmission fluid, but no signs of failing transmission while driving the car. I'll be bringing it back to be looked at. 
Feb 2018

119000 mi

US $300
Repaired leaking transmission gasket. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Sep 2005 - Jun 2018
Mar 2011

47000 mi

US $467
Engine light came on. Diagnostic done by dealer indicated a problem with the IMT valve sticking. IMT valve was replaced. 
Apr 2014

75300 mi

US $762
fixed side engine mount which was broken power steering pump was leaking fluid. replaced front seal. 
Sep 2015

85000 mi
front headlight and inverter replaced 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2005 - Jan 2015
Oct 2014

61000 mi

US $12
I heard clicking sound from the suspension. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jul 2006 - Oct 2016
Apr 2008

43000 mi
A/C-Heater control & fan stopped working. Took to dealer w/o appointment one afternoon. Was given a loaner and told part needed to be ordered. Picked car up after full day in the shop, repaired. 
Aug 2012

73300 mi

US $600
Replaced A/C compressor and drier due to failure. 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2014
Dec 2011

66000 mi

US $80
Dead original battery. It lasted 7 years. Can't complain. Replaced it myself. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Dec 2007 - Nov 2013
Jul 2012

93200 mi

US $60
cup holder cover broke / deterioriated 
May 2013

103800 mi

US $400
105k timing belt service (+tensioner and both pulleys), spark plugs, accessory belt, acc belt tensioner, water pump, coolant, & thermostat. The engine mount was the only broken part, all others were preventative maintenance. Done by myself. 
Nov 2013

110000 mi
defective driver side heater air mix motor was causing a clicking sound. Removed and disassembled the motor, cleaned the electrical contacts inside, then reinstalled. Repair was successful. Dashboard has been cracking, cosmetic issue only. Very expensive to replace the dash, so I ordered a dash cover from Coverlay ($150) and installed it myself. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2008

31000 mi
Cover of the "window lockout" button on the driver's door broke. Night illumination for passenger seat heater switch stopped working. The lever to adjust the driver's side rear seat vent (in the back of the center console) broke. The lever would move, but the vent would not. 
May 2008

33000 mi
The lever to adjust the driver's side rear seat vent (in the back of the center console) broke. The lever would move, but the vent would not. 
Feb 2009

46000 mi
Buttons for cruise controls night illumination was burned out. Replaced with new bulbs. 
Sep 2009

50000 mi
New power window regulator needed. 
Mar 2013

87000 mi

US $190
Creaking noise from right front. Right front control arm circular rubber bushing was worn pretty badly. Replaced. Noise is improved, but not completely gone. 
Sep 2013

90000 mi
Airbag/seatbelt warning light would come on intermittently. Turned out to be an issue with the sensor/electronics in the driver's seat belt buckle. Replaced for free - Acura has a very long warranty for safety components. 
Jul 2014

93200 mi

US $380
Right rear caliper seized. Also replaced rear pads and rotors. 
Jan 2018

129000 mi

US $800
Replaced upper control arms for worn ball joints, bushings, etc 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

53000 mi
Front passenger window failed to close and would not pass the half-way point before reversing direction to fully opened again. Dealer replaced the motor and electrical. 
Acura TL in Kansas, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2020
Jun 2015

14000 mi

US $200
Cracked up dash 
Jun 2017

149000 mi

US $100
O2 sensor and coil 
Sep 2018

162000 mi

US $100
Upstream O2 sensor 
Jan 2020

170000 mi

US $3500
Rear main seal Leaking steering rack. Starter 
Acura TL in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Dec 2019
May 2011

74000 mi

US $300
EGR Valve replacement 
Aug 2011

79000 mi

US $180
I replaced the "Hands Free Link" a.k.a. Bluetooth unit when the original stopped working properly. 
Nov 2011

83000 mi

US $54
Replaced power steering hose O-ring. Replaced failing hood lift supports/struts. 
Sep 2012

96000 mi

US $28
2 door handle caps broke off with normal use and were replaced. 
Oct 2013

112800 mi

US $120
Driver's power door lock actuator replaced 
Jan 2014

115500 mi

US $300
Starter replaced. 
Feb 2016

143000 mi

US $135
Replaced driver's door lock actuator (again). 
Sep 2016

150000 mi

US $300
Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) sensor went bad. accessory drive auto tensioner bearing was failing 
Mar 2018

159000 mi

US $26
Vapor purge valve replaced due to check engine light and "check gas cap" message. 
Jun 2018

161000 mi

US $90
Replaced OEM HID bulb, passenger side. 
Dec 2018

165000 mi

US $35
Replaced hood support struts. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jul 2008 - May 2014
Dec 2010

90000 mi

US $200
Collapsed/leaking RH engine mount. Dealer discovered during regular 90K service. Engine mount replaced/problem solved. 
Sep 2012

100000 mi

US $800
Dash cracked. I have always garaged, sunshaded, used proper protectants on the dash. No other car I've ever owned has done this unless it was really old and abused. Cost to repair was nearly $2000. Acura agreed to goodwill if I paid $600 
Dec 2012

103000 mi

US $100
LH HID headlight started flickering. RH headlight was dim. 
Apr 2013

107000 mi

US $50
Master cruise control switch on steering wheel will not stay engaged. Cruise control system works perfectly if switch is held down. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Oct 2007 - May 2015
Nov 2007

18000 mi
car would not start in garage. towed to dealer. Dealer got car to start, but could not determine issue. Picked up car next day (wanted to keep it there overnight to see if problem came back next morning). 
Jul 2008

23000 mi
Mirrors and windows squeaking. Paint bubbling issues. They had Acura’s paint rep look at the car and said it was due to bumper hitting something which pushes the interior bumper through the plastic part causing paint to bubble. Whatever... 
Feb 2009

26000 mi
Car extreme vibrating. Could not duplicate issue after having for 4 days. Determined emergency brake was sticking. Adjusted. 
Mar 2009

27000 mi
Same issue. Acura replaced emergency brake and portion of emergency brake located in rear drum. When going over bump at highway speed, emergency brake engaged and would not release. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2018
Aug 2013

135500 mi
Heat Shield loose 
Jan 2014

149000 mi

US $130
Airbag light on. Seat belt problem. lifetime guarantee on seat belt. Paid $130 for diagnostics 
Sep 2014

161000 mi

US $711
Axle replaced Front drivers side. Control arm replaced Front drivers side. 
Nov 2014

165000 mi

US $169
Stabilizer endlinks 
Jan 2015

US $2700
Tranny Rebuild 
Oct 2016

178000 mi

US $250
Calipers rear 
Sep 2018

196000 mi

US $150
Pass Seatbelt. SRS light on 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

100300 mi

US $65
changed out the speed sensor after speedometer stopped working and trans did not shift properly. went to autozone and it showed code P0722 
Dec 2013

102000 mi

US $3990
Needed transmission replacement 
Feb 2014

102000 mi

US $225
replace passenger front tie rod and then front wheel alignment 
Oct 2015

106000 mi
Disconnected Bluetooth unit since it shorted battery. 
Apr 2016

107000 mi

US $35
replaced positive battery cable since it was worn and not allowing the battery to charge properly 
May 2016

107000 mi

US $225
replaced non functioning bluetooth unit 
Dec 2017

112000 mi

US $95
EGR valve replacement due to failure. 
Feb 2018

113000 mi

US $150
Removed and replaced frozen rear caliper and replaced worn rotor and all rear pads 
Apr 2018

112000 mi

US $49
Replaced front pads 
Acura TL in California, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2016
Jan 2014

119800 mi

US $400
Power steering pump replaced (?) 
Acura TL in Kentucky, United States
Jun 2013 - May 2017
Oct 2014

171500 mi

US $120
Starter quit. Replaced starter. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

44000 mi
Absolutely no issues of any kind mechanically. Materials in interior are rich looking but of poor quality, easily marred and damaged. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2014
Mar 2009

64004 mi
Recall item. Slight smell of smoke behind engine. 
Jun 2011

93228 mi

US $971
Axle gave out and had to get towed to the dealer. While there they discovred broken engine mounts. Broken axle. Got stranded! 
Mar 2012

102090 mi

US $1819
replaced cv/axle Replaced power steering motor seals and fluid. Replaced water pump and tensioner. Since I have onwed this car I have replaced the battery about a half dozen times. On this trip the dealer gave it a good once over and found no isseus. They replaced my battery with one they warrant for any reason for 6 years. 
Jan 2014

US $1033
The catalytic converter was replaced after the warning light came on. The MPG had been very low over the last 60-90 days. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2013 - Feb 2014
Dec 2013

118000 mi

US $100
Transmission replaced through 3rd party warranty 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Dec 2014

126000 mi

US $700
Front struts needed replacement. The driver's side was leaking fluid and was bouncing over bumps. 
Jan 2015

US $400
The audio amplifier had a whine and low volume out of the left speaker. This issue is related to defective capacitors from the early 2000's. I replaced all 36 of the electrolytic capacitors which resolved the problem. Cost of new amp $400. 
Jun 2015

133000 mi

US $900
Engine mounts worn out causing excessive vibration at idle. 
Acura TL in Nevada, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Sep 2014

113000 mi

US $1200
motor mounts 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2015 - Apr 2018
Nov 2015

100000 mi

US $400
Had the starter replaced. 
Dec 2017

120000 mi

US $650
Computer module that turns off electrical systems. Fault was causing multiple dead batteries. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2016
Sep 2012

103000 mi

US $522
Starter went dead. New starter was installed. 
Jun 2013

114000 mi

US $378
Accelerator sensor generated an error. Car went into "Limp" mode. Turned car off, then back on. Car ran fine but engine light was on. Replaced accelerator sensor and car runs fine. 
Dec 2013

119000 mi

US $155
"Hands Free" device for cell phone went out. Unit had to be replaced. 
Jul 2015

134800 mi

US $91
AC freon leak. Problem was just a rubber stem used when recharging system. 
Jun 2016

144000 mi

US $744
Alternator went kaput. Can't complain, it lasted over 10 years and 144,000 miles. 
Acura TL in Iowa, United States
Dec 2014 - Nov 2016
Nov 2015

73000 mi

US $1
Replaced o ring to fix a power steering whine. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Feb 2016 - Sep 2018
Mar 2016

178000 mi

US $160
Car is running great and feels like itll do so for much longer. Replaced tie rod ends since they were worn and car needs slight alignment later on. Figured id get this out of the way. Also changed stab links. 
Sep 2018

216000 mi

US $300
There was a small lack of electric current on one side of car, was able to narrow it down to center console and repaired short being caused by it which would prevent running lights around car to turn on 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

146000 mi

US $2300
Needed 4 struts replaced 
Jun 2016

157000 mi

US $300
Axle broke and needed replacement 
Aug 2016

158000 mi

US $120
AC valve leaked, replaced. 
Apr 2017

162000 mi
SRS light on. Replaced seat belt knuckle for passenger seat. Honda warranties seat belt for life of car. 
Nov 2017

172000 mi

US $400
Lower control arm 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Jan 2006 - May 2008
Sep 2006

18000 mi
Sun Roof rattle.Repaired under warranty. 
Acura TL in Nevada, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2017
Aug 2013

93200 mi

US $60
Battery was almost 3 years old and dying. Replaced at Costco. After pro-rated credit for the old one had to pay about $55. While replacing the battery, one terminal broke - it was so corroded. Bought replacement at Pepboys - about 3$. 
Oct 2013

93200 mi

US $510
Alternator went out. Could not find after-market, had to go with OEM. Battery died too, but it was still under warranty. 
Nov 2015

109000 mi

US $550
replace cracked compliance bushings,  cracked engine mount 
Mar 2016

115000 mi

US $70
battery started dying - replaced. 
Dec 2016

120000 mi
battery dies, replaced the battery, still dies. traced the issue to aux subsystem draining power. removed the fuse. The car has no interior lights, and electric lock/remote does not work. Will take to dealer later 
Jan 2017

98800 mi

US $30
hole in the engine air hose intake, replaced the hose. Could not pass emission test without it. 
Feb 2017

123000 mi

US $190
Battery kept dying because of bluetooth (HF Link) module going bad, draining the battery even when the car was off. had to replace the module. 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Nov 2016 - Nov 2017
Jan 2017

127000 mi
radiator leaking, oil pump seal leaking,  rack and pinion steering leaking.  HID headlights need replacement inverter ignitor. Quote about 3,000 in repairs. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2017
Apr 2009

79000 mi

US $380
Replaced faulty knock sensor. 
Apr 2016

122000 mi

US $350
Brake caliper replaced. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2013
Jun 2012

193000 mi

US $1250
two belt tensioners replaced One of cooling fans inoperative due to fuse box assembly. Front engine mount bolt broken Power steering pump leaks oil 
Sep 2013

220000 mi
Never fixed power steering pump. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Sep 2011 - Apr 2015
Oct 2012

132700 mi

US $850
The front calipers were shot and needed new ones. The seals on the caliper cylinder was corroded and it wouldn't release the brakes. Also, speed sensor was bad and was also replaced. 
Apr 2014

160000 mi

US $800
Both Rear Lower control arms seize and unable to be adjusted. Need complete replacement of both and dealer is charging over $400 bucks for EACH to replace. Labor and parts included. All thanks to manufacturing faults and bad bolt and nut. 
Apr 2015

174000 mi

US $250
EGR was bad and needed replacement. 
Acura TL in Oklahoma, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Mar 2012

86000 mi

US $170
Replaced factory starter. 
Apr 2014

125800 mi

US $150
AC hose leaking replaced hose refilled system. 
Apr 2015

144700 mi
Safety Restraint System seat belt sensors on passenger and driver seats. 
Acura TL in Oklahoma, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2014
Nov 2011

95000 mi

US $1500
Ball joint disconnected without warning. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
Aug 2011

137000 mi

US $2000
transmission failed and replaced. rack and pinion replaced. excessive clicking noise at low speed or when parking vehicle. Dealer diagnosed problem but indicated replacement was only option. No immediate danger while driving.  Also replaced engine mounts,  passenger mirror. 
Acura TL in Utah, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

119000 mi

US $350
Lights on the dash were out. Struts holding the hood up no longer working. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

140000 mi

US $1500
shop detected power steering rack leaking, engine mount broken, and left axle needing replaced..... starter stopped working 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

124000 mi
Struts were worn out causing tires to wear unevenly. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Jul 2012 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

166400 mi

US $3200
Transmission rebuilt.  ABS sensor replaced. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
Jul 2012

85500 mi

US $275
Alternator failed, replaced with remanufactured alternator from the dealer. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2012

115000 mi
Bluetooth stopped working. Esimate of $800. Declined repair. 
Acura TL in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Nov 2013
Apr 2012

141000 mi

US $136
Exhaust shielding removed due to rattle 
Sep 2013

159000 mi

US $130
Button for Window Lock, $40 Parking Brake, $90 
Nov 2013

159000 mi
Bluetooth phone interface, would have cost $500 to replace. 
Acura TL in Oregon, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2012
Apr 2012

52000 mi

US $120
Whinning noise coming from the transmission in 4th gear (AT). No fix. Technician said it was "normal" Creaking noise coming from passenger front of car. Dealer attempted to fix but failed. 

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2005 Acura TL 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Acura TL in California, United States
Sep 2005 - Mar 2010

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2004 Acura TL

Engine not specified

Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

42000 mi
Hands free link phone system stopped working 

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2004 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

270-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual FWD

Acura TL in Oregon, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2014
Nov 2009

58000 mi
Power steering TSB completed, O-ring replaced to eliminate a power steering moaning at cold temperatures problem. 
Aug 2013

73000 mi

US $300
Air fuel monitoring sensor went bad resulted in a check engine light.replaced sensor and everything was fine 
Acura TL in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Mar 2015

89000 mi
Dashboard developed crack over passenger side airbag. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

80000 mi

US $200
Took car in for rear sub rattle and heavy clutch feel...the rear sub requires back seats to be taken out and the heavy clutch "couldn't be replicated" which I replicated as soon as I got in the car. 
Acura TL in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2007 - Nov 2013
Nov 2008

42000 mi

US $198
1 mounting stud of flange joint that joins the left muffler to the exhaust system sheared off. Replaced muffler, flange gasket, and lock nuts.  
Jan 2013

50700 mi

US $78
Car was showing false airbag failure warning. Traced to drivers seat seat belt buckle. Latch switch had failed. 
Acura TL in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2009

96100 mi

C $285
Driver side lock actuator needed replacing & oil filler plug needed rethreading. 
Nov 2009

99200 mi

C $824
Timing belt & water pump replacement (regular maintenance) 
Jun 2010

114700 mi

C $1020
Replaced rear stabilizer links 
Nov 2011

133080 mi

C $130
Battery replaced because end of life 
Sep 2013

135780 mi

C $800
Complete loss of clutch. Hydraulic clutch master cylinder & assembly worn. Replaced them and problem was resolved. 
May 2015

137640 mi

C $861
No cold air from AC. Replaced high side strider valve & AC relay. Replaced front compliance bushings. Under body heat shield rusted and rattling. 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2008 - Jul 2018
Feb 2009

46000 mi

US $220
Driver side CV Joint needed replacement- was making a clicking noise when turning. Only would click if it was cold out, and only for the first 15 minutes of driving - after that it warmed up enough and would not click. 
Mar 2012

68000 mi

US $300
Right CV Joint was replaced again (2nd time) - it was clicking when I turn. This appears to be the achilles heel of this car. 
Dec 2012

73000 mi

US $500
This was a repair to rust caused by a window replacement. The window glass guy damaged the metal when he took out the old glass and it eventually rusted. This car has no rust other than this! Acura paid half even though not their fault. 
Dec 2013

80000 mi
The VSA light came on. It turned out to be a $650 yaw sensor had gone and the part is on backorder indefinitely. I was not too concerned since whenever it gets slippery I turn off the traction control any ways - handles better without it. 
Dec 2014

86000 mi

US $645
Headlights replaced, then had to return to have igniter (ballast) and wiring replaced on one side because light would go out after being on for a little bit. Sway bar links and bushings replaced (in rear). 
Sep 2017

106000 mi

US $787
Replaced clutch. I believe it was something in the hydraulics because of the way it acted. After accelerating hard (6,000 rpms) the next time I would push in the pedal, it would not work...but then it would the next time I pushed it in. We added clutch fluid and it worked better for a time. Then we had the whole thing replaced but I am not sure if it was worn out or if it was the hydraulics. Replaced bearing on front left (driver side). Replaced front brakes - rotors and pads. Axle broke. Decided to replace both half shafts to be on the safe side. I just had the clutch done, then this broke two days later. 
Jan 2018

108000 mi

US $330
Windshield wiper pump ceased functioning. Replaced pump. Replaced one headlight. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

68000 mi

US $470
Serpentine belt and pulley adjusted. Battery replaced. 
Nov 2009

69000 mi

US $300
Serpentine belt tensioner pulley wear damaging belt. New pulley and belt installed. 
Aug 2010

78000 mi

US $38
Loose heat shield. Repair lasted one week, must take in again. 
Acura TL in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2013 - Jun 2017
Apr 2015

101260 mi

C $1600
New struts all around. 
Aug 2015

102700 mi

C $3500
Replaced lower motor mount,  lower ball joints, upper control arms, front struts replaced. 
Mar 2016

104780 mi
New complete spring and strut assemblies. 
Jan 2017

106020 mi

C $700
In April of 2016 replaced rear damper assemblies with complete units (Springs included) from Acura to resolve clunking. Clunking returned and the units were dissembled and reassembled to diagnose clunk. There was no clear cause of the problem however the reassembly has seemed to correct the issue. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Dec 2006 - Sep 2018
May 2008

61000 mi
APP sensor was busted. (Accelerator Pedal Pressure) hence Engine light, with VSA and ... 
Aug 2009

76000 mi
Air conditioner and blower stopped working on a hot Saturday. Took it in to a dealer. They said some transistor is busted. changed it and gave back car on Monday 
May 2011

96000 mi

US $400
Power steering fluid pump burnt out. Replaced. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2013
Apr 2013

108000 mi

US $300
Replace both front shocks. L side was completely collapsed. Replaced torn rubber compliance bushings. 
May 2013

108000 mi
Replaced accelerator pedal position sensor. Problem was hesitation at startup. Cleaned throttle body throat. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Jan 2015
Mar 2013

105000 mi

US $90
Went in for bi-annual smog check, car failed. Check engine light had been on for months, smog check reported P2631. That is Bank 2 Sensor 1 (between engine and radiator). 
Nov 2013

116900 mi

US $1100
The dealer found a broken engine mount and a failed seal on the power steering pump. 
Acura TL in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2012
Mar 2009

48000 mi

US $560
Replaced front pads and rotors, rear pads. 
Sep 2010

59000 mi
Went in to dealer for check engine light after reading code p2145 at autozone. Althought light was still on at dealer, dealer claimed could not replicate code 
Oct 2011

76000 mi

US $700
The day after having 4 new brake pads replaced and new rear rotors installed to fix a problem with the e brake, the drivers side rear caliper froze and needed to be replaced. I replaced the calipers in pairs. 
Dec 2011

78000 mi

US $2800
Clutch ceased to have pressure to return pedal to normal resting position, and clutch would not engage reliably. Required new slave cylinder and pressure plate (flywheel ok). Also, leaking pwr steering pump was resealed. 
Feb 2012

80000 mi
SRS light on. Code triggered indicated that the driver's seatbelt buckle was faulty. Diagnosed and replaced under lifetime seatbelt systemwarranty 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2006 - Jun 2018
Jan 2010

103000 mi

US $930
Rear calipers froze up. Salt and freezing temperatures (Boston) were most likely to blame, but no real complaint after 103,000 miles on them. 
Jun 2017

225000 mi

US $150
There was some kind of a valve leak that wasn't allowing the AC system to blow cold air into the car. The repair was inexpensive. 
Acura TL in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2019
Mar 2017

110000 mi

US $130
Replaced driver side window regulator assembly 
Apr 2019

139000 mi

US $235
Timing belt/water pump replaced. Front of engine resealed due to oil leak. Engine mount (passenger side) replaced. Recharge valve leaking. Replaced and recharged. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Mar 2018 - May 2019
Apr 2018

162000 mi

US $800
Self-Repair. Replaced all four shock assemblies due to car still riding on the originals and those no longer performing at desired level. Replaced with later 2007 TL Type S shocks 
May 2019

176000 mi

US $400
Vibration felt particularly when under acceleration, identified as right inner CV joint failing. Whole axle assembly replaced 
Acura TL in Mississippi, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

206000 mi
Oxygen sensors before the catalytic convertor were malfunctioning. Bad engine mounts Bad front wheel bearings 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

100000 mi

US $525
Lower ball joints replacement including lower control arm bushings replaced. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2006 - Mar 2013
Apr 2007

32000 mi
side view mirror noise when car is put in reverse. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jul 2006 - Mar 2015
Nov 2006

43000 mi
Noticed high pitched noise from the engine compartment at engine speeds above idle. The problem was diagnosed as a power steering pump issue. A replacement pump was ordered, and was installed on a later trip, which solved the problem. Covered by warranty. Returned to install previously ordered power steering pump from earlier November trip. Problem was fixed when the new power steering pump was installed. Noticed high pitched noise from the engine compartment at engine speeds above idle. The problem was diagnosed as a power steering pump issue. A replacement pump was ordered, and was installed on a later trip, which solved the problem. Covered by warranty. 
May 2008

75000 mi
The driver side window was very noisy when rolled up or down. The motor was replaced under extended warranty. 
Feb 2009

89000 mi
Driver's door power lock failed - the actuator was replaced under extended warranty. 
Mar 2015

175000 mi

US $600
Power steering pump was noisy and aerating fluid; replaced pump. 

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2004 Acura TL 4dr Sedan

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

Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
Aug 2010

82000 mi
Needed new struts when stolen. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
Jun 2009

60000 mi

US $300
cruise control switch broke 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2012
Sep 2011

71000 mi
SRS sensor in seat belt buckle failed 
Mar 2012

78000 mi

US $800
Replace dual freon lines and recharged 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

99500 mi

US $250
Frozen rear brake caliper-replaced with rebuilt caliper, brake pads and rotor 
Jan 2012

102000 mi

US $450
Broken driver side axle 
Dec 2016

122000 mi

US $160
Replace Seat Belt buckle 
Jun 2017

123000 mi

US $498
Replace driver side rear caliper and replace front rotors and oads 
Acura TL in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2016
Sep 2010

70000 mi
Uneven front tire wear. wear on inside edge of front tires. Alignment found to be OK. Supension OK 
Sep 2011

77000 mi

US $100
Serpentine belt tensioner 
Feb 2012

81400 mi

US $250
Alignment uneaven tire wear-Rear toe bolt replacement 
Oct 2012

87000 mi

US $380
Navigation dvd player removed by owner and returned to Alpine for repair. 
Jan 2013

81700 mi

US $20
O ring on power steering pump leaked 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2012
Jan 2010

59000 mi
Whining when starting in cold weather. Replaced the O ring in power steering hose. 
Sep 2010

64000 mi
SLR light came on intermittently and the CD stopped working. Update: Later SLR light stopped coming on. Decided the CD player was not important to get repaired since I have XM radio. 
Jul 2011

68300 mi

US $40
Brake light switch replaced. Warning light on intermittently, discovered by dealer. 
Sep 2012

75000 mi
CD player never repaired. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Sep 2014
Dec 2011

72000 mi

US $70
Heat shield rattling. 
Sep 2012

74000 mi

US $545
Frozen brake caliper. 
Acura TL in New York, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2017
Jun 2010

32000 mi
Yaw sensor bad, causing unexpected random wheel lock-up when VSA was engaged. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jun 2006 - Oct 2010
Nov 2008

94000 mi
Starter went out, it was replaced. 
Dec 2008

95000 mi
Power steering pump whining. Pump replaced. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2014
Jul 2010

85000 mi

US $90
Both side view mirrors had yellow stains on them. Probably caused by the heated mirror option.. They just put mirrors with adhesive on the back of them over the standard mirrors. Not cost effective to fully replace.  
Nov 2010

90000 mi
Car was making a loud noise that sounded like a bad belt after it had been idle overnight. An "O-ring"? for the power steering had broken and was letting air in the power steering line which was causing the noise. Dealer repaired for free. 
Mar 2014

143000 mi

US $800
The motor that runs the windshield washer pump blew. Changing the spark plug would instantly blow the plug. They had to order the part twice. Wrong part the first time. 
May 2014

146000 mi

US $1800
Went in for a flat tire and was told that not only did all 4 tires need to be replaced, but all 4 struts also were in very bad shape. They had caused "dipping" in the tires. The car has had this issue for years. Struts were original. 
Jun 2014

146000 mi
Transmission was blown and quoted 6k to repair. Instead sold car to Acura for 1.5k 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2014
Mar 2010

80000 mi

US $600
replaced starter 
Nov 2010

86000 mi

US $300
replaced the oil pan due to stripped bolt 
Oct 2011

100000 mi

US $150
Replaced blower transitor 
Feb 2013

119700 mi

US $560
Power steering pump and hoses 
Acura TL in Arizona, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2013

44000 mi

US $90
Replaced hood struts. Left strut had failed and, as a result, the hood would not remain in place when opened. 
Mar 2016

53000 mi
Air conditioning not cooling properly. Evacuated system, used tracer dye to confirm there were no leaks in the system. Recharged system. Replaced rear view mirror, $227. Ball socket shim/sleeve had cracked, mirror would not stay in position. Manufacturer does not have parts available to repair, so the complete mirror was replaced. 
May 2017

57000 mi
The airbag indicator light on the dashboard indicated "no passenger" even when someone was sitting in the passenger seat. As a result, both the driver and passenger seat belt buckles were replaced by the dealer due to failure of the "BUCKLE SWITCH OPEN CIRCUIT." Failure of the circuit(s) meant that the airbags would not deploy in the event of an accident. Although outside of the warranty period, Acura USA agreed to replace the belt buckles free of charge. Yet another reason to love Acura/Honda..... 
Mar 2018

60000 mi

US $95
Recharged AC system and replaced faulty Schrader Valve. 
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Jul 2006 - Sep 2008
Apr 2007

36000 mi
Bluetooth handsfree system failed and required an entire new unit. Replaced per TSB under warranty. 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Sep 2007 - Nov 2017
Jan 2010

75000 mi

US $150
Hands Free Link (Bluetooth) failed. 
Acura TL in Utah, United States
Oct 2008 - Nov 2013
Mar 2012

193000 mi

US $350
Replaced right front wheel bearing Recharged A/C. It was not giving cold air. 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2008 - Nov 2010
Apr 2009

91000 mi

US $1200
Repaired noise in rear brakes (loose part) 
May 2009

93000 mi

US $300
Brake line was clogged and caused caliper to lock up and wear out the pads. Rotor had to be replaced as well. 
Jul 2009

96800 mi

US $660
Headlight not working. Had to replace igniter and inverter. Headlight not working. Had to replace igniter and inverter. 
Acura TL in Louisiana, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2014
Dec 2013

65000 mi

US $600
starter motor 
Acura TL in Utah, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

36000 mi
Telltale and Illumination Bulbs in console and dash board are burning out. Wanted them replaced, but cost would have been many hundreds of dollars in labor to get to the bulbs. Stupid design doesn't allow for bulb replacemenet in console or dash. 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Nov 2008 - Jan 2012
Sep 2009

35000 mi
seat heater switch door lock actuator 
Feb 2011

49000 mi

US $25
driver side lock actuator quit working to power lock on driver door 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

243000 mi

US $300
Redid brakes 
Acura TL in Colorado, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

117000 mi

US $75
Air fuel sensor was replaced. 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015 Bluetooth stopped working with no warning. Replaced fuse to no avail. Not worth it to replace in addition to exhaust valve issue. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

146000 mi

US $610
Replaced harmonic balancer and belt. Replace air conditioner compressor clutch. 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
May 2013 - Aug 2015
Nov 2013

73000 mi

US $550
driver door window actuator and driver seat belt receiver replaced 
Apr 2015

76000 mi

US $175
brake light switch failed 
Acura TL in California, United States
Dec 2013 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

139000 mi
speedometer and gas guage worked intemittently. 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

106000 mi

US $250
Cracked dashboard Airbag warning indicator 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
Aug 2016

123000 mi

US $1000
AXLE BROKE TIMING BELT WATER PUMP BELT 
Sep 2016

124000 mi
2 NEW BALLAST 2 NEW IGINITERS 2 HID BULBS 2HALOG BULBS AIR COMPRESSER NO AC 
Acura TL in Illinois, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

125000 mi

US $375
Change air filter and air intake hose, also fuel injection clean Tie Rods replaced steering was hard made noise when hitting bumps 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Jan 2011 - Jan 2014
May 2011

124000 mi

US $2799
Rebuilt transmission 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

125000 mi

US $400
Check engine light on - issue caused by daughter putting diesel in the gas tank. Fuel system flushed and cleaned. 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2016 - May 2017
May 2017

105000 mi

US $180
Brake rotors and pads worn down - needed to have rotors and pads replaced. I bought performance rotors and pads and had them installed at the shop. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Aug 2006 - Mar 2010
Apr 2006

16000 mi
Drivers seat back had a "melted" looking area on the leather. Dealership replaced the drivers seat back cover. No further issues with the seat/leather 
Dec 2007

33000 mi
Hands Free Link module was not always recognizing voice commands. Dealership replaced Hands Free module with an updated part (Per applicable HFL TSB). No other issues noted. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Mar 2016 - Sep 2018
Apr 2016

155500 mi

US $1000
Replace 3 bad motor mounts 
Acura TL in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
Oct 2010

64480 mi
slight vibration and hesitation when shifting. dealer cited torque converter and replaced transmission on ext warranty. apparently 01-04 TL's were prone to this. otherwise this is one of the best cars i have owned ( including exotics) 
Acura TL in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Apr 2017
Apr 2014

119000 mi

US $1400
Water pump, timing belt, valve adjustment, tensioner, motor mount, tranny flush 
Dec 2014

125000 mi
Replaces the power steering pump on the 04 acura TL. It had been leaking and whining for about 2 years, finally ordered parts and repaired. 
Apr 2017

143000 mi

US $3000
Brake booster sensor or something, had a dash lights for months but the car ran great. Tranny busted, slipping won't stay in gear, restart the car to get into gear. Charged up a big hill in a rush one day, never worked right after that again. 
Acura TL in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Oct 2011
Oct 2011

96000 mi
developed oil leak - was told not urgent to repair. Also motor mount needed (this would make the 3rd of 4th one) 
Acura TL in Ohio, United States
Sep 2013 - Apr 2017
Dec 2014

102000 mi

US $450
Starter died. 
Acura TL in Georgia, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
Feb 2012

159100 mi

US $350
replace broken motor mount 
May 2014

187900 mi

US $300
replaced lower control arms as bushings had worn out 
Acura TL in Florida, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2015
Jan 2012

138800 mi

US $550
I am going to have to replace my front CV axles due to clicking when I turn. I won't do this right away, though.  
Jul 2012

126000 mi

US $450
CV axles were clicking. Both the inner and outer CVs were bad. Replaced both axles complete. 
Jun 2013

135000 mi

US $125
The engine wouldn't turn over, although all electrical systems worked fine. It turns out that the starter was bad, so I replaced it with a rebuilt unit from the local parts store. 
Jun 2014

147000 mi

US $200
Front, right wheel bearing replaced. 
Jan 2015

125700 mi

US $60
Transistor pack for blower motor failed. The blower stopped working completely. 15 minutes to change the part. 
Acura TL in New Hampshire, United States
Jan 2010 - Apr 2017
May 2010

75300 mi

US $90
Recharged A/C. 
Mar 2013

120000 mi

US $600
Drivers side axel snapped under medium throttle. Replaced left and right drive axels. 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2010
Dec 2010

65000 mi
There was an occasional "overheated plastic smell" when heater was first turned on from day I got car that never could be diagnosed--no coolant leaks or heating issues, just a smell which did bother some people. 
Acura TL in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2013
Jul 2012

73300 mi

US $50
Rearview mirror clip had snapped...mirror was destabilized and hanging from wires. New clip was placed and mirror is now secure. Had the work done at a Honda dealership as the parts were interchangeable. 
Acura TL in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2015
Jan 2014 One of the top motor mounts was worn out. The rubber was just shot and making a noise. Bought a new one for around $50 and paid a friend who works at a dealership about $40 to change it. 
Jun 2014

248000 mi

US $200
Had some bad misfiring so I took it to the dealership where they replaced all my spark plugs and one coil pack that was bad. Car runs great now! 
Jun 2015

278000 mi

US $1200
Bad gas went through my motor causing all spark plugs to fail and a coil pack. Then additional grime went through and clogged up both catalytic converters and fouled my O2 sensors. Had to replace the cats and all 4 O2 sensors. 
Sep 2015

278000 mi
Transmission failed and won't shift. Still waiting to fix it because of cost and age/mileage of the car. 
Acura TL in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2017
Dec 2015

128000 mi

US $800
Sway bar links were broken 
Acura TL in New Jersey, United States
May 2013 - Aug 2014
Jul 2013

123300 mi

US $100
The radiator hose to the overflow resevoir became loose, I removed it, tightened it, put it back on. 
Aug 2013

123900 mi

US $500
Radiator has to be replaced, seals were leaking. 
Acura TL in Washington, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2014
Jul 2014

98000 mi

US $1300
SRS light on dash alerted repair personnel to replace the seat belt sensor which was on the recall list. 
Acura TL in Alabama, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2013

85000 mi
The dashboard is cracking in 3 spots, one over passenger airbag. This is a known issue that acura is trying to hide. 
Jun 2013

85000 mi
Defective steering o-ring, it an unknown recall, they will replace with an orange color ring.  Also, A/T vibration, they add damper. - Acura covered it. 
Acura TL in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Jan 2015
Apr 2013

108200 mi

US $173
Check Engine code indicated both O2 sensors were bad. Mechanic was suspicious. Replaced electrical relay. Problem solved. 
Jan 2015 Before I sold it, there looked to be a small leak developing at the head gasket. Just some oil residue that I noticed. Nothing obviously causing smoke or impacting performance yet. 
Acura TL in Mississippi, United States
Oct 2012 - Jul 2014
Dec 2012

109000 mi

US $298
Starter failed to spin upon ignition. Had to replace the starter as internal solenoid failed. 

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2004 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

Acura TL in Florida, United States
Jun 2006 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

41000 mi
Rattle behind memory seat buttons. They tried to fix the door panel twice, and then this time replaced parts of the door panel. Still rattling glove box rattled, ordered parts and fixed it. 
Mar 2007

43000 mi
Rattle in Driver door panel around memory seat buttons Clutch squeaks when fully depressed and clicks at the top of the pedal travel 

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2004 Acura TL 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Acura TL in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

58900 mi
transmission died 
Acura TL in Virginia, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

80000 mi

US $750
Steering pump failure; damaged alternator belt. 

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