2005 Acura RL Overview

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2005 Acura RL Overview

The 2005 RL was almost completely different from its predecessor, seeming to retain only the name. Acura revamped its full-size luxury sedan inside and outside, from the engine to the electronics.

The result was outstanding. Acura got much-deserved press for its SH-AWD (Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive). It has a new system which divvies up the 260 lb-ft of torque produced by the 3.5-liter V6 across all tires, both front-and-back and left-and-right. The horsepower is upped to 300 horses, and the transmission is granted an extra speed (now a 5-speed Automatic Overdrive).

Drivers rave about this car. They love the solid, safe driving, the rapid acceleration, and the smooth ride. They also like the luxuries, such as voice-activated navigation, XM Satellite radio, and BlueTooth link. The biggest complaints center around the lack of a V8 engine, a rumored improvement to the RL that turned out to be vaporware.

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replace car fob but car will not crank no lights nothing

I Changed My Alternator And Battery And My System Charging Light Keeps Blin...

I changed my alternator and battery and my system charging light keeps blinking off and on. I have a 2005 acura rl

Trunk

My trunk does not open. When I press the trunk button inside the car and on the alarm pad. Trunk does not have a key slot to open it. Please how do I get open?

Timing Belt Pulley Question

i am having my water pump and timing belt changed on a 2005 Acura RL and having a radiator flush. The dealer said the flush washed the grease out of the timing belt pulley and needed to be replaced....

Radio On No Sound

Got home yesterday and the stereo was working fine. Was home for a few hours then left to go to the gym and stereo turns on but no sound? It gave no indication of trouble ahead of time.