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News Reporter 12-21-2012 01:30 PM

Acura TL bursts into flames moments before being traded in at Ontario dealership
 
Filed under: Sedan, Etc., Videos, Acura, Luxury

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Watching your car burst into flames before your eyes is never good news, and it's even worse when you're mere moments away from trading it in at the local dealership. This Car-B-Q blaze apparently erupted at Acura 2000, a dealer in Brampton, Ontario. As the video tells us, the unlucky customer saw his 2004-2008 Acura TL trade-in suddenly catch fire and go up in resale-value-killing smoke.

According to the hyped-up cameraman (who evidently works next door at Northwest Lexus) and his eccentric play-by-play commentary, this Acura owner is about to be left without a ride home and might want to consider switching to a Lexus instead.

Scroll down to watch video of the drama unfolding as fire fighters put out the mysterious blaze before anyone - except the car - was harmed.Continue reading Acura TL bursts into flames moments before being traded in at Ontario dealership

Acura TL bursts into flames moments before being traded in at Ontario dealership originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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miskywhisky 12-21-2012 01:58 PM

Stories a bit wrong, apparently the guy just had the power steering recall done and the tech didn't tighten a hose. And the dealer and honda ca are making the guy go through his own insurance.
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din9lebeRrY 12-21-2012 03:46 PM

looks like a type S model too :(

bluefang08 12-21-2012 05:11 PM

A car bursting into flames that isn't a 458... Strange.

whatsanacura 12-21-2012 11:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bluefang08 (Post 904523)
A car bursting into flames that isn't a 458... Strange.

:laugh:


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