1997 ACURA CL

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2 Recalls for 1997 ACURA CL

Recall Date Component Summary
May 10, 1999 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.

May 16, 2002 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.

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55 Service Alerts for 1997 ACURA CL

Date Description
March 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Tool Loan Program: Under TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR LOAN, the list has been updated.

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March 12, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

This SKU is a bushing kit. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the retail package label for accuracy. If the label is incorrect, the customer may have difficulty locating the desired product. If the

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March 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This SKU is a bushing kit. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the retail package label for accuracy. If the label is incorrect, the customer may have difficulty locating the desired product. If the

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March 18, 1997 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

MIL STAYS ON AFTER STARTING. *JD

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December 8, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SERVICE BULLETIN – THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

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October 1, 2000 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 – 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 – 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT

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September 16, 2005 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

HOMELINK WON’T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB

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November 1, 2010 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY STEERI

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November 1, 2002 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

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November 1, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

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March 7, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A COPY OF THE REVISED SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE – FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL WITH TWO NEW LABOR OPERATION NUMBERS ADDED. *TT

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March 12, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL FOR VEHICLES WITHIN VIN 19UYA1 … VL000001 THRU 19UYA1 … VL020752. *TT

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October 16, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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October 1, 2002 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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November 16, 1998 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

PRODUCT UPDATE ON HOOD RELEASE CABLE. *YC

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August 1, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM

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September 12, 2003 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

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April 27, 1998 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

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April 27, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

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January 1, 2005 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

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October 16, 2001 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

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April 1, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

DON’T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

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June 1, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT

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December 17, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH

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October 18, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING CL FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE. *TT

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October 6, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL MAY BACK OUT OF THE OIL PUMP HOUSING OVER TIME RESULTING IN THE OIL RAPIDLY PUMPING OUT OF THE ENGINE WITHOUT WARNING. *TT

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October 1, 2000 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBJECT REGARDING A LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGERS PERTAINING TO SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE – BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT

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August 10, 1998 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

TOO MUCH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE WINDOW GUIDE PIN AND REAR CHANNEL GUIDE CAUSING, RATTLE FROM A PARTIALLY OPEN WINDOW WHEN DRIVING ON A ROUGH ROAD. YD

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February 1, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

ACURA: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING PRODUCT UPDATE ON BATTERY SENSOR SYSTEM MAY NOT BEEN COMPLETED ON VEHICLE. NO MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE

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August 17, 1998 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME 2.2CL MODELS MAY EXHIBIT THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE HAS STORED AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SAE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE OF P0740. *TT

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January 28, 2004 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT

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January 18, 2001 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT SEAL UPDATE CAMPAIGN. *TT

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June 18, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH A/T DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB

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February 11, 1997 100000 POWER TRAIN

SPEEDOMETER READS HIGH. *TW

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February 11, 1997 220000 SEATS

DRIVER’S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE INOPERATIVE. *TW

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December 3, 1996 220000 SEATS

PASSENGER’S SEAT HARD TO RELEASE. *TW

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April 29, 2002 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT

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June 29, 1998 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

CONDITIONS WITH BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC

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October 16, 2002 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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October 16, 2002 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER’S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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October 16, 2002 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

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March 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT

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January 1, 2002 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT

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May 26, 1998 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

CONDITION WITH DRIVER’S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE IS INOPERATIVE. *TT

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June 29, 1998 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

CONDITION WITH MOONROOF SEAL STICKS UP. *YC

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February 10, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *YC

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February 11, 1998 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

EXPERIENCING PAINT PEELING FROM BUMPER. *YC

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August 16, 2001 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD

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August 16, 2001 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING ALL MODELS ,EXCEPT SLX, -DTCP0740, LOCK-UP SYSTEM ERROR. *YD

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October 1, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB

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December 16, 2002 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

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May 13, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INVESTIGATING THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM REMOTES THAT INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT LOCK OR UNLOCK THE DOORS. *YC

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March 20, 2000 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT

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January 11, 1999 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

PROCEDURES ON REPAIRING INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT

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January 11, 1999 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

SUBJECT REGARDING POWER SEAT MAKING A GROWLING OR RATTLING NOISE. *TT

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