2005 Acura TL Electrical System Battery Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Acura TL Electrical System Battery Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID708608
 Internal NHTSA #10255312
 Model Year2005
 File date10/01/09
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2005 acura tl. While driving 20 mph, the contact heard a loud popping and grinding noise. He exited the vehicle and noticed that the driver's side wheel was bent outwards from the hood. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and they stated that the lower ball joint failed and caused the wheel to come off. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer advised the contact to call the dealer to determine the cause of the failure. After further investigation, it was determined that the dealer was the cause of the failure and no compensation would be made. The failure and current mileages were 21,000. Updated 04/24/09.*lj the consumer stated the upon delivery of the vehicle, it pulled strongly to the right while driving. The dealer dignaosed the vehicle without even looking at it, by saying it was the torque steer. On one occasion, the vehicle failed to start. The consumer still contined to complain about the vehicle pulling to the right. At times the vehicle would pop out of or grind into third gear. The lower ball joint had failed. It ripped out the drive shaft, bent the lower control arm, damaged the body and leaked transmission fluid all over the road. Updated 04/29/09.*jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure21000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateFRAMINGHAM, MA
VIN pattern 19UUA65545AXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase15/01/06
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission typeMAN
 Vehicle speed20
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's telephone number508-820-9313
 Dealer's cityFRAMINGHAM
 Dealer's state codeMA
 Dealer's ZIP code01702
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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