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1997 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 2.2L Manual w/Premium Pkg

  • 6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads
  • Front/rear crumple zones
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Acura Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Acura SLX 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Acura TL 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Acura TL 2dr Cpe 2.2L Manual w/Premium Pkg
1997 ACURA CL:

Bulletin Number: 00029
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

Bulletin Number: 00029
PRODUCT UPDATE REGARDING THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL FOR VEHICLES WITHIN VIN 19UYA1 ... VL000001 THRU 19UYA1 ... VL020752. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01021
SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH A/T DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 010302
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SUSPENSION SQUEAKS IN COLD WEATHER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01041
V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING A LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGERS PERTAINING TO SERVICE BULLETIN 00-029, PRODUCT UPDATE - BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
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

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB

Bulletin Number: 01162005
P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

Bulletin Number: 03034
SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060199
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070301
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

Bulletin Number: 080101
SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM

Bulletin Number: 090105
HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 090199
SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102
SUBJECT REGARDING A SQUEAL NOISE AT FRONT SUSPENSION AT LOW TEMPERATURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102703
RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITIO

Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 180101
CAMPAIGN RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE FRONT BALANCER SHAFT SEAL UPDATE CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 181000
SUBJECT REGARDING CL FRONT BALANCER SHAFT OIL SEAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING ALL MODELS ,EXCEPT SLX, -DTCP0740, LOCK-UP SYSTEM ERROR. *YD

Bulletin Number: 96-021
CONDITION WITH MOONROOF SEAL STICKS UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 96028
PASSENGER'S SEAT HARD TO RELEASE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97-002
CONDITIONS WITH BRAKE FLUID LEAKING FROM THE ABS MODULATOR. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97004
SPEEDOMETER READS HIGH. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97006
DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE INOPERATIVE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97006
CONDITION WITH DRIVER'S SEAT WALK-IN FEATURE IS INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 97011
MIL STAYS ON AFTER STARTING. *JD

Bulletin Number: 98013
CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98013
CONDITION WITH FRONT BRAKE JUDDER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98019
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

Bulletin Number: 98020
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

Bulletin Number: 98021097-028
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98024
PRODUCT UPDATE ON HOOD RELEASE CABLE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98124
EXPERIENCING PAINT PEELING FROM BUMPER. *YC

Bulletin Number: 981301
INVESTIGATING THE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM REMOTES THAT INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT LOCK OR UNLOCK THE DOORS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 99001
PROCEDURES ON REPAIRING INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99001
SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99002
SUBJECT REGARDING POWER SEAT MAKING A GROWLING OR RATTLING NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99018
SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99030
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A D4 LIGHT THAT BLINKS INTERMITTETLY WHILE DRIVING AND THE TACHOMETER NEEDLE FLUCTUATES DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB

Bulletin Number: 99045
INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH

Bulletin Number: 99045
PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"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

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"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

Bulletin Number: SB-0708
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

Bulletin Number: SB-90509
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

 
Recalls for 1997 Acura TL 2dr Cpe 2.2L Manual w/Premium Pkg
1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V120000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 08/20/1996 - 09/30/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1000000
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
WORN CONTACTS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
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.
1997 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V069000
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 08/20/1997 - 09/10/1997
Potential Units Affected: 124875
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN VEHICLE DECELERATION AND A SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER. ALSO STEERING CONTROLLABILITY WOULD BE REDUCED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS.
 


1997 Saturn 2dr Coupe SC1 Manual

  • Reclining front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support
  • Warning chimes-inc: headlamps-on/key-in-ignition, passive restraint, lap belt
  • Passenger assist grips
  • 5-MPH front/rear bumpers w/color keyed fascias
  • Driver & front passenger air bags (SIR)
  • Energy absorbing crumple zones
  • Passenger-guard inside door lock handles
  • Interlocking door latches
  • Side-guard door beams
  • 5-MPH bumpers
  • Starter safety switch
  • Rear outboard manual lap/shoulder safety belts
  • Security door lock w/retention components
  • Front manual safety belt system w/manual lap belt-inc: visual/audible warning system & dual mode lap belt retractor
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Saturn Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Saturn SL 4433Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Saturn SL SC1 Manual
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 1997 Saturn SL SC1 Manual
No recalls exist.
 






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