hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,240 miles

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problem #1

Nov 202007

CL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,240 miles
I own a 2001 Acura Cl 3.2. the locking mechanism in the ignition switch does not appear to be working. The switch can be turned to off and the key removed without having the transmission in park. This appears to be a problem since the car can continue to move (whether or not someone is inside the car). This was only noticed recently when my son began using this car. Since my wife and I normally put the transmission in park before turning off the car and removing the key, I am not sure how long the problem has existed. NHTSA's recall database indicates that Honda/Acura have issued recalls on other vehicles but not for the 2001 Cl. The recalls were for the Honda Odyssey (1999), Honda Accord (1998 to 2002), Honda Prelude (1997 to 2001), Acura TL (1999 and 2000) and Acura Cl (1998 and 1999).

- North Richland Hills, TX, USA