1999 Acura TL

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1999 Acura TL Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve Passages or the EGR valve, the Evaporative (EVAP) Bypass Solenoid valve, and the Catalytic Converter. The cost to repair the EGR passages and the EGR valve is estimated at $74.08 for the parts and $195 for the labor. The cost to replace only the EGR valve is estimated at $169 and $32.50 labor. Acura has extended the warranty on EGR system related trouble codes to 8 years or 80,000 miles. The cost to replace the EVAP solenoid valve is $52.50 and $32.50 for the labor. The cost to replace the Catalytic Converter is from $550-$850, and $39 for the labor. This part is included in the Emission Controls warranty by Acura for 8 years or 80,000 miles. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Automatic Transmission. The cost to replace the Automatic Transmission with a remanufactured unit is estimated at $3000 and $448.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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