hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,000 miles

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problem #2

Mar 012019


  • 186,000 miles
I've had my vehicle stop in the middle of the road due to a mechanical recall that went undiagnosed.( over oil consumption recall, in which I was completely unaware until finally receiving the letter prodivided) I was driving off of pleasant street in hanson MA, crossing onto the main road when my vehicle engine just shut down and froze the steering wheel. Also a police officer was on the scene to help me safely off the road. I have been calling Acura of Honda and they have been running me in circles with numerous people on the phone and denied that they are willing to cover this problem, and this is a major safety issue. Which the claim safety is first and for the client, but they have failed to deliver on their own words in the safety recall. The car is currently down in hopes that they supply a repair since they have been much aware of this issue, any help would be much appreciated. Thank you

- Hanson, MA, USA

problem #1

Jan 232017


  • miles
My 2009 Acura TL stalls for no apparent reason. I can be pulling out from a traffic light, pulling off after pausing at a stop sign, changing gears from drive to reverse, or just simply driving on the highway or a city street. My car can have a full tank of gas or less than half of a tank of gas, it can be cold or hot outside, it can be the first time I move my car for the day or the tenth time, etc. I have not been able to pinpoint the exact issue with my vehicle. I am growing more and more concerned that this stalling could place me in imminent danger but unexpectedly causing an accident in which my vehicle is rear-ended. Prayerfully, this doesn't occur on the highway (in which I drive to work daily!) in which speeds could exceed 80-mph. I initially noticed the problem in late January/February. I just assumed that it was in relation to the cold weather. I took my vehicle to Acura at oxmoor twice in relation to this problem - resulting in almost $700 worth of expenses. They completed a diagnostics and ended up 1. replacing the crank position sensor; 2. performing transmission service; and performing fuel induction service. The problem still exists and I am not sure how to proceed. Based on my review of Acura blogs on the internet, it seems that the problem is extremely prevalent amongst other Acura TL owners and might be related to the torque converter. The problem could be related to Acura tsb #B16033. My car has more than 120K miles on it. But considering the manufacturer, cost, and continued proper maintenance (which has only been performed at Acura of oxmoor), I would expect my car to last at least 10 years without major transmission or engine problems.

- Louisville, KY, USA