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Acura Legend 1992
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Oct 18, 1996
Location:
Elmsford, NY

electrical problem causes problems w/ radio/antenna/volume control.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Acura LEGEND 1992 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Cl 1998
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1998
Location:
Encino, CA

electrical system appears to contain a short, all lighting (head,dashboard and tail) all flash in sinc with the turn signal lighting when applied. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UYA2251WL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Acura CL 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Acura CL 1998 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Cl 1998
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Location:
San Diego, CA

electrical system failure caused dash board and head lights to dim on its own. yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UYA2253WL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Acura CL 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Acura CL 1998 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Integra 1992
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Nov 30, 2001
Location:
San Liandro, CA

while radio will not work door bell will come on, and no electricity in vehicle at all until a few minutes later. please provide more information.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4EA9461NS. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Acura Cl 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
July 05, 2002
Location:
Rocklin, CA

consumer states transmission has failed 2x while driving since vehicle purchased. first incident was on 7/5/02. transmission was replaced by dlr on 7/15/02, but then failed again on 7/21/02 while driving 30mph. consumer states was almost rear-ended in the during the last incident. mr there was clunking/grinding noise and the brakes felt as if they were depressed. the dealer stated that they could not remedy. the vehicle veered into another lane during a rain storm. the dealer stated that the problem was traction control device. scc

Mileage was 28350 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UYA42781A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 26, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura CL 2002 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Acura CL 2002 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph. Dealer's name: Niello Acura . Dealer's city: Sacramento . Dealer's state code: CA.

Acura Mdx 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Location:
Boonsvoro, MD

consumer called complaining about having problems with electrical problem. also stated that while driving the vehicle all the lights on the panel started lighting the brakes did not work and the engine started acting crazy. dealer was contacted and stated that there is nothing wrong with the vehicle but they still can't explain the reason why the vehicle acted that way. ts

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Tl 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
May 19, 2003
Location:
Eagan, MN

intermittent chatter noise, like a relay clicking coming from radio. seems to happen more when wet or high humidity. security alarm system activated itself when car sitting out in rain. no one near car. *jb

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Bloomington Acura .

Acura Mdx 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2002
Location:
London, KY

consumer stated when ever an electric device like a cell phone or laptop computer was used, the airbags deactivated until the device was turned off.*ak the air bags were not reliable until the vehicle was returned to the dealership for maintenance. consumer felt as though he didn't have any control over the air bag system. *ph. the dealer stated a cell phone or laptop could not be on or near the seats. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2HNYD186X2H. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Unknown .

Acura Integra 1992
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Sept 15, 1999
Location:
Sugarloaf, CA

replaced distrubitor, cap(2)times,rotor(2)times,coil,spark plug wires(2)times,battery(2)times,radiator(2)times and radiator cap. also wore rear tires was told by mechanic it was my trailor arm bushings had those replaced afterwards went to go get it aligned they said i needed to take it to a frame shop.back rear tire was still kicked out. i also had the cv joints replaced (2)times the first time i drove home 80 miles to where i had car serviced to find out that transmission fluid leaked all over ground. took it back & they said that they had a faulty seal this was replaced with lifetime warranty then the cv joints went out again had to pay $75.00 for labor. now as of today my cv's are clacking again and my transmission wont go into reverse. i had filed a complaint to the bureau of aoutmotive repair. this is an ongoing problem that isn't geting solved. on 9-15-99 battery,on 10-22-99 remain. 1/2 shaft 139.98 each cv half shaft 89.50 ea. totalling 480.66 took back right away due to leak on 11-3-99 replaced seals, on 7-8-01 2 brake rotors 145.98 ea. 1 rem sg clprs local purchase 133.98,1 front brake pad replaced ult disc ser 124.99 totalling 425.98 please note that these problems are over & over. on 3-8-03 2 rem 1/2 shafts were replaced again 239.98 ea & 2 rem 1/2 shaft pur. 119.98 ea. no charge only paid labor of 75.00. as of today 8-12-03 my cv joints are clacking again. just because these are on lifetime warranty doesnt mean it isnt an inconvience,every shot to pay for gas 20.00 & labor of 75.00. replaced distrubutor on 6-3-02 total 394.98. ignition coil,dist. cap,dust leak cover replaced 201.70. the cap & rotor & spark plugs have been replaced again. my car will not start at times have to keep clicking it over & over until it does start. i have all receipts on repairs.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4DB1670PS. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 03, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Acura INTEGRA 1992 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura INTEGRA 1992 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Spreen Honda .

Acura Integra 1991
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Location:
Bethlehem, PA

problems with interior lights, cassette player and door locks.*mr there were leaks from one of the windows, there was rust on the outside door (by the key hole) and on the bottom of the door. occasionally when the vehicle was put into reverse, it made a harsh noise. *ph *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4DA9356MS. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 12, 2003. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel type: gas. Acura INTEGRA 1991 Electrical System Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Peruzzi Toyota . Dealer's city: Hatfield . Dealer's state code: PA. Dealer's zipcode: 19440 .

Acura Rsx 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Feb 14, 2003
Location:
Dunlap, IL

problems with 2002 acura rsx possible lemon law qualifier. *mr the check engine light had come on. the consumer was told that the 02 oxygen sensor was sensitive and was reset but the problem was more than two occasions. there were problems with the locks/keyless entry, and the passenger side airbag light had come on. *scc *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4DC53012C. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 14, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Bob Lindsay . Dealer's telephone number: 309 692 3200 . Dealer's city: Peoria . Dealer's state code: IL. Dealer's zipcode: 61615 .

Acura Rsx 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Feb 14, 2003
Location:
Dunlap, IL

possible lemon law qualifier. *mr the check engine light had come on four times the dealer stated the #02 sensor was sensitive, they also suggested that the part should reset. there were problems with the locks and keyless entry. *scc *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4DC53012C. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 14, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Bob Linsey . Dealer's city: Peoria . Dealer's state code: IL. Dealer's zipcode: 61615 .

Acura Legend 1994
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Jan 28, 2004
Location:
Manchester, NJ

on 01-28-04 officers from this agency responded to a fire involving a 1994 acura legend. vin#[xxx]. the vehicle had not been operated for four days prior to the fire. the fire originated in the driver side engine compartment. *ak updated 07/30/2012 *js information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u.s.c. 552(b)(6)

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KA7666RC. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura LEGEND 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Acura LEGEND 1994 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Acura Mdx 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2004
Location:
Albany, NY

1.) the at shift gear slides out of park even when vehicle is turned off. very dangerous for children shifting gears out of park while key is out of the ignition! per conversation with consumer, the dealer has identified that the shift-interlock solenoid assembly was damaged and replaced under warranty to customer's satisfaction. also learned that 4-yr old boy inside vehicle potentially damaged gear shift resulting in free movement from park to other gear(s). *mjj 2.) atf temp sensor remains on in dashboard even while trans is cool. electrical problem code (dtc) po710. 3.) the d5 gear indicator light remains on and flashing while driving. vehicle was towed to acura dealer in latham,ny for electrical repairs. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 19436 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2HNYD18612H. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 30, 2002. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura MDX 2002 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura MDX 2002 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph. Dealer's name: N/a .

Acura Rl 2004
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Feb 04, 2004
Location:
C, MA

no summary. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Ccc .

Acura Tl 1999
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Oct 06, 2004
Location:
Littleton, CO

while stopped, with foot on the brake pedal, i was waiting for my garage door to open. the garage door started to open and it was about half way up when my car suddenly accelerated. thinking i would hit the garage door and have my head torn off i ducked towards the passenger seat as best i could. the car did hit the garage door a glancing blow off the windshield and the roof. the car continued to accelerate until it hit the rear wall of the garage. the air bags deployed and the car halted. severe damage to the car, most likely to be totaled. severe damage to my home. the car is a 1999 acura 3.2tl. i suffered injury to my left wrist and left knee. *nm

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50150 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA5654XA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 05, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura TL 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura TL 1999 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph. Dealer's name: Courtesy Ford Acura .

Acura Rl 1998
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 2004
Location:
Stoneville, NC

approximately 60 days after the vehicle was purchased it was discovered that the vehicle had no rear seat belts. *nm the consumer stated that the engine started on its own with no key or person required. when it rained, water leaked into the vehicle. sensors, warning lights on the dash board and wipers have not functioned properly since the purchase of the vehicle they work randomly or not at all. *tc *jb

Mileage was 99446 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JH4KA9659WC. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 27, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Crown Acura . Dealer's city: Greensboro . Dealer's state code: NC.

Acura Tl 2002
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 2002
Location:
Lakeland, FL

random clicking noise coming from possibly radio or seat belts.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):19UUA56632A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Acura TL 2002 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Acura Rl 2005
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Dec 15, 2004
Location:
Arlington Heights, IL

2005 acura rl broke down within 10 miles of dealership immediately after purchase. vehicle has electrical problems. *bf on each breakdown, the sh-awd and vsa warning light illuminated at the same time. the navigation screen which controlled all of the electrical system totally failed. the yar rate sensor under the center dash was defective. *sc

Vehicle was purchased on Dec 15, 2004. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Acura Tl 2003
Honda (american Honda Motor Co.)
Safety incident date:
Feb 26, 2005
Location:
Redlands, CA

i was slowing down to make a left turn. the steering failed. i wrestled the car -- bruising my hand -- into the turn and ended up on the curb. the engine apparently had stalled, causing the steering failure. i was able to restart and go on my way, after backing off the curb.

Mileage was 40000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Acura TL 2003 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Acura TL 2003 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph. Dealer's name: Metro Acura . Dealer's city: Montclair . Dealer's state code: CA.


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