What is the most common mechanical problem with this car?


Asked by Oct 11, 2013 at 03:44 PM about the 1990 Acura Legend

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just picked up a 1990, one owner legend with 81,000 miles. Should I change the timing belt now, or do I have some milage time left. Also, in your opinion, what surprises, mechanical issues are common on this car? What wears out the quickest and what should I be looking for? Thanks for the help.

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go ahead and change the timming belt and water pump now and save yourself from problems down (or on) the road.

Tom Demyan


1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Thanks for the help. The forum looks great and I plan to become a member at some point. I am sure that I will be back to ask you guys more questions. lots of good info on there.

Rusty James

I have a question i just got a acura legand. And the clutch is engaging and disengaging it will rock car but it wont let the car move is this a trans issue or break issue


Rusty - that sounds like the clutch is shot.

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