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2007 Acura RL Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSRecall Date: 11/28/2007
  • Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PROLONGED HIGH UNDER-HOOD TEMPERATURES MAY CAUSE THE POWER STEERING HOSE TO DETERIORATE PREMATURELY CAUSING THE HOSE TO CRACK AND LEAK POWER STEERING FLUID.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 43200
  • Consequence: POWER STEERING FLUID LEAKING ONTO A HOT CATALYTIC CONVERTER WILL GENERATE SMOKE AND POSSIBLY LEAD TO AN UNDER-HOOD FIRE.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEAT RESISTANT POWER STEERING HOSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 17, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 800-382-2238.
  • Notes: HONDA RECALL NO. Q65. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 07V551000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

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Warranty

Acura a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty on  the RL.

In addition, the RL comes with a six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty.

According to Newsday, Acura "bears a name whose reputation is excellent for quality and customer satisfaction." The San Antonio Post-Express states that "the RL makes a nice package with the kind of quality and reliability that one can expect from a Honda product." IntelliChoice names the 2007 Acura RL a "Best in Class Winner" for SmartChoice Repair Costs.

However, as far as quality, the Detroit Free Press notes, "The RL's I drove also had several quality defects, including mismatched trim and poorly fitting pieces."

Also see J.D. Power's assessment of the Acura RL's quality and reliability.

Warranty information last updated: 7/10/08

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