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Old 01-21-2011, 06:04 PM   #1
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Steering tilt on 2000 RL

My steering wheel does not automatically tilt anymore. I noticed that it was loosing power while tilting and then it just quit. The telescoping still works but I'm not sure if it is a motor that is gone or the gears. Plz help with any info. Thank you in advance.
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Old 01-21-2011, 06:15 PM   #2
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Time to go to Acura...lol. Maybe check fuse...idk.
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It's more than likely the gear, it happens over time on these models.
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I went to the dealer and asked about it but they said it is not common. Also, I asked for the motor but they don't sell just the motor but the whole steering column. Has anybody ever fixed this problem? If so please let me know how. I am going to try and remove the motor to try and fix it myself, if I succeed I will post it.
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It happens on the '91 - '95 Legends that had the power tilt/telescoping steering. I'd suggest the Acura Legend forum for more information.

http://www.acura-legend.com/vbulletin/f4/
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Link to a How to I made:

http://forums.acuralegend.org/fix-ad...=steering+tilt

feel free to copy it here if need be Ken.
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Saw the link and it is a nice write up with pics. thanks hatch
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