What does CL mean in Acura CL?
Here’s what I found out: CL = Coupe Luxury. TL = Touring Luxury. RL = Refined Luxury.
What is the Check Engine light on Acura CL 3.2L?
I’m working with our 2002 Acura CL 3.2L. The engine is running very rough at idle (it sounds like a muscle car). I have two lamps illuminated on the dashboard. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is flashing, and the Traction Control System light is solid. NOTE: Some bulletins refer to the MIL as the Check Engine Light (CEL) as well.
Why does my Acura DTC sound like a muscle car?
The rough running of the engine seems restricted to idle. This is when the majority of the extra vibration and “muscle car” sound occurs. When the vehicle is driving at any speed, the rough running doesn’t seem apparent. In fact, it seems to drive like normal.
What to do if your Acura has a misfire?
We replaced that with a bolt and gasket (washer) from Acura (PN 90009-R70-A00 and 94109-14000 if you were curious). After all of this work, the engine is still spitting out the same codes. The engine’s running much more powerfully now, so it’s like an amplified version of the original problem.
Why is exhaust gas clogging on my Acura?
Purely running off of the feedback of the lamps, I did some online research and found this to be common issue with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System Port Clogging. It didn’t take much to pull the intake manifold cover plate off of the engine and have a look.
What causes a 2004 Acura TL to not shift?
If I do not lay off the gas, the transmission will not shift. Vibration leading to a shudder in the front end of a 2004 Acura Tl. Vibration starts at 1500 rpm up through 2000 rpm at 45 mph through 60 mph. Vibration and shudder is intermittent in nature and can be quite severe causing you to slow down.
How often does the transmission slip on an Acura TL?
Transmission slips between 3 and 4. Doesn’t do this all the time, however; many, many forums are full of 2001 Acura Tl’s having transmission solenoid issues. We bought car used (163,000), many cars out there with the exact same issue which should have been addressed in the 2000’s. See all problems of the 2001 Acura TL .
Are there any problems with the 1999 Acura TL?
See all problems of the 1999 Acura TL . The contact owns a 1999 Acura Tl. The contact stated the vehicle would jerk and the gears would slip intermittently while in drive, reverse or park. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the tcc solenoid and the transmission needed to be replaced.
When does the vibration start on an Acura TL?
Vibration leading to a shudder in the front end of a 2004 Acura Tl. Vibration starts at 1500 rpm up through 2000 rpm at 45 mph through 60 mph. Vibration and shudder is intermittent in nature and can be quite severe causing you to slow down. Car has been back to the dealer 3 times since I purchased it in October 2004.