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Old 06-25-2009, 12:36 AM   #1
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04 Acura TL General Questions

I am looking to purchase my first car. I see that a lot of 04 TL base model are just under $20K. I am really interested in it.

Just wondering...what are some of the general issues with the 04 TL (automatic), and hows the maintainance for the TL?

What should I be aware of?

Also, what MPG does the car usually get? Can anyone recommend a reliable acura dealership?

Thanks in advance. Any help will be appreciated.
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Old 06-26-2009, 11:41 PM   #2
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auto tranny f**kin up
mpg? city 400km/tank hwy up to 600km (65 litre tank) requires 91

other then that its a pretty good car....
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auto tranny f**kin up
mpg? city 400km/tank hwy up to 600km (65 litre tank) requires 91

other then that its a pretty good car....
Spot on.
Get the suspension checked out too.

I think, the 04's have some kind of suspension leak back then or something. I don't 100% remember what it was.
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Old 06-30-2009, 05:11 PM   #4
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thought the tranny issue was prior to 04
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Tranny issue was def. on the 04's - had a coworker who owned one, replaced the tranny like 2 times before trying to get a full refund on the car; turned out to be a nightmare. He's a Nissan guy now because of this experience. I think the 6 speeds are ok, but they're pretty rare as most people know.
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*knock on wood* Nothing really has happened to my 04... YET, it is still rolling young at 22,000km. Northshore Acura I have heard good things about, as well as Burrard.

Check out AcuraZine, you would get more feedback over there
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*knock on wood* Nothing really has happened to my 04... YET, it is still rolling young at 22,000km. Northshore Acura I have heard good things about, as well as Burrard.

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wtf

04 and barely 20k

jesus u drive like 200km in 3 weeks
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I find the weakpoint of most hondas are the automatic transmissions. From preludes, tl's to odysessy to name a few. You just need to remember to service them often.
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Old 07-17-2009, 09:20 AM   #9
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wtf

04 and barely 20k

jesus u drive like 200km in 3 weeks

I drive a lot... I got my car used from Brian Jessel - it had 12,000KM back then, and this was in JANUARY2009
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about 6 months 8000km, thats alrit


so about 16,000km


nice pick up, 12,000km from brian jessel...thats sick
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