definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,859 miles

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problem #3

Oct 032006

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,578 miles
: the contact stated while driving various speeds on the highway, the automatic transmission seized and the engine stalled without warning. A NHTSA recall, #04V176000 was performed on the vehicle concerning, the automatic transmission however, the recall did not remedy the problem. The dealership determined the transmission needed to be replaced again and the engine needed new engine mounts. The manufacturer was notified. Updated 10/18/2006 -

- Ridgewood, NJ, USA

problem #2

Mar 062003

(reported on)


  • miles
The engine revved up to 4000 RPM as if the vehicle was in neutral. The transmission did not automatically shift into higher gear as it should have. Scc

- Kendallville, IN, USA

problem #1

Jan 102003

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
Every day when I back out of my garage when the engine is cold, the idle is all off on my car. It would fluctuate between 300rpm (almost stalling) to 1000rpm. I took it into the dealer and they replaced something, but the problem still persists.

- Alhambra, CA, USA