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Quick Links. Table of Contents. Main Menu. Your selection of a Acura TL was a wise investment. One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to.
In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and. Afterwards, keep this owner's manual in your vehicle so. Several warranties protect your new vehicle. Read the warranty booklet. Maintaining your vehicle according to the maintenance minder shown in the.
When your vehicle needs maintenance, keep in mind that. Your dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction and will be. It will give you years of driving pleasure.
One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to read this manual. In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and convenience items. Page 2 This vehicle is equipped with service-related devices that record information about powertrain performance.
It may also be combined with data from other sources for research purposes, but it remains confidential. Page 4 Owner's Identification Form Introduction A Few Words About Safety Your Vehicle at a Glance main controls Instruments and Controls indicators, gauges, multi-information display, dashboard and steering column Features climate control,audio,steering wheel,security,cruise control,HomeLink Before Driving fuel, vehicle break Driving engine and transmission operation Page 5 Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and details how to handle them.
Warranty and Client Relations U. Even one drink can reduce your ability to respond to changing conditions, and your reaction time gets worse with TL every additional drink. Page Seat Belts In addition, most states and all Canadian provinces require you to wear seat belts. Page Airbags see page for more information on how your front airbags work.
Page 13 TL Always wear What you should do: your seat belt properly, and sit upright and as far back from the steering wheel as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. Page Adjust The Front Seats TL Sitting too close to a front airbag can result in serious injury or death if the front airbags inflate.
Page Fasten And Position The Seat Belts TL Position the lap part of the belt as low as possible across your hips, then pull up on the shoulder part of the belt so the lap part fits snugly. Page 18 it has four positions. In normal driving, the retractor lets you move freely in your seat while it keeps some tension on the belt.
Page Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners When activated, the tensioners immediately tighten the belts to help hold the driver and a front passenger in position. Page Seat Belt Maintenance. Any belt that is not in good condition or working properly will not provide good protection and should be replaced as soon as possible.
Acura provides a limited warranty on seat belts. See your Acura Warranty Information booklet for details. If the weight is about 65 lbs Page How Your Front Airbags Work TL During a frontal crash, your seat belt restrains your lower body and torso, and the front airbag helps protect your head and chest. Page 28 This provides longer airbag inflation time with a little less force. Airbags with this feature have two deployment If it is not, the mat may interfere with the proper operation of the sensors and operation of the seat.
Page How Your Side Curtain Airbags Work To get the best protection from the side curtain airbags, occupants should wear their seat belts and sit upright and well back in their seats.
Page Airbag Service If no obstructions are found, have your vehicle checked by a dealer as soon as possible. Page Additional Safety Precautions If it is necessary to remove or modify a front seat to accommodate a person with disabilities, first contact Acura Client Services at Do not cover or replace front seat- back covers without consulting Improperly replacing your dealer.
Page 38 U. Please read and follow the instructions on these labels. Protecting Children U. Page If You Must Drive With Several Children TL If a child requires close physical attention or frequent visual contact, we strongly recommend that another adult ride with the child in the back seat.
Page Additional Safety Precautions A child left alone with the key in the ignition switch can accidentally set the vehicle in motion, possibly injuring themselves or others. Page Protecting Small Children Of the different seats available, we recommend those that have a five- point harness system as shown.
Page 43 If you must place a forward- facing child seat in front, move the vehicle seat as far back as possible, and properly restrain the child. Rear-facing for infants, forward- facing for small children.
Page Installing A Child Seat A child who is not properly secured in a child seat can be seriously injured in a crash. A forward-facing child Page With Latch Make sure there are no objects near the anchors that could prevent a secure connection between the child seat and the anchors.
Page 47 Attach the tether strap hook to the tether anchor, then tighten the strap as instructed by the child seat maker. Page With A Tether To deactivate the lockable retractor and remove a child seat, unlatch the buckle, unroute the seat belt, and let the belt fully retract. And while age may be one indicator of when a child can safely ride in front, there are other important factors you should consider. Page Additional Safety Precautions Two children should never use the If they do, they same seat belt.
Page Carbon Monoxide Hazard Even with the door open, run the engine only long enough to move the vehicle out of the garage. Page Safety Labels If a label comes off or becomes hard to read except for the U. HOOD U. Page 65 This indicator comes on with the high beam headlights. See page for information on the headlight controls. It comes on when the light switch is in either the position. Page 66 E. See page for information on fog light operation.
Page 67 If this happens, have your dealer check the system as soon as possible. For more information, see page TL Message Indicator This indicator comes on when there is a system message on the multi- information display. Press the INFO Running out of f uel could cause the engine to misf ire, damaging the catalytic converter. Page 70 If there are several system messages to be shown, the display switches these messages every 5 seconds. NOTE: The temperature must be stabilized before doing this procedure.
Page 75 Language Selection The language of the multi- information display is selectable. The selectable languages are English French and Spanish. The display will change as shown above. Page 76 HFL and how to receive or make phone calls, or visit the handsfreelink. Page 78 The display changes as shown above. Each tire pressure is shown in PSI U. A beeper will also sound when you press the LOCK button twice.
Changes how long in seconds the interior lights stay on after you close the doors. Changes all the customized settings as default. Page 82 On U. AT MT Canada Page 85 You can change how long the lights stay on before they go off as described next. Page Turn Signals And Headlights TL When the light switch is in either of these positions, the lights on indicator comes on as a reminder.
Page 90 a week or more. You should also turn off the lights if you plan to leave the engine idling or off for a long time. Page 91 15 seconds, the lights go off. Page 92 The level of brightness is shown on the multi-information display while you adjust it. It goes out 5 seconds after you finish adjusting.
Page 93 15 minutes. It also shuts off when you turn off the ignition. You have to turn it on again when you restart the vehicle. Page Steering Wheel Adjustment Make sure you can see the instrument panel gauges and indicators.
Make sure you have securely Page Keys And Locks You should have received a key number tag with your key.
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