hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,000 miles

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problem #1

Jan 052009


  • 62,000 miles
The key for my 2001 Acura Cl can be removed regardless the position of the car's automatic transmission shift lever. In other words, the lock-out that should prevent this from happening in any position other than "park" is not functioning. This has occurred all the time over a period of several months and I understand this is a problem on other Honda manufactured vehicles. As a result of this issue, my car rolled into my garage door after I had shut it off and gotten out of the vehicle, having mistakenly left in "drive". damage minor. I have an appointment with the dealer for repairs (he doesn't believe me). Since this is a potentially dangerous situation, a recall, or at least an owner alert, should be considered.

- Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA