how many miles can the engine run before needing to be replaced

Asked by Jul 26, 2007 at 01:28 PM about the 1996 Acura RL

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

i am thinking about buying a 96 acura rl but it has 156kg. is that a good idea?

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I think that in general it's not a very good idea to be looking at cars with such high mileage. You need to know how the car has been maintained and what has been replaced and whether or not routine maintenance was done. That being said, 156km is not high for an 11 year old car.

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i currently own a 96 acura rl and i have put near 171 k miles on it. have had transmission work and does currently have an oil leak and needs new oxygen sensors. as far as the engine as a whole id say 300k miles. mine still runs strong and can even take reguar fuel

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I have a 1996 Acura RL with 204,000 miles on it. I have had not a problem with it. Everything still works on it. The RL is a very well built car.

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It is a good idea to find out the past history of the car. I bought a 2003RL with 111,000. I had no problem purchasing this car as it had been well maintained.

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Yea I agree....its all about how the car was maintained....was the oil changed regularly...was the t belt water pump and pump replaced....were all fluid changed ever 10-15000 miles.....if t was well maintained u can easily hit 300,000+

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i need help looking for a car want an 97 rl whats the most miles i should buy it at

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I have a 98 Acura 3.5rl and right now it's at 312k an still running great!

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