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Is it safe to drive a 2008 Acura RL with a broken front

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Is it safe to...

Is it safe to drive a 2008 Acura RL with a broken front subframe?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '08 Acura?

RL Tech

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

No-just waiting for insurance to determine cause but still driving and it seems to drive well

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It does pull a bit to the right but all else seems ok.Is it safe to drive?

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Acura
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Mechanic for Acura: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello, is there any way possible to take a picture and send to this post so I can seethe damage?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It is broken right through up near the front right wheel.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No I just want to know what is supported by this front subframe and is it safe to drive(carefully) until can be fixed. No noise -no other obvious malfunction other than a slight pull to the right.
Mechanic for Acura: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

well, without seeing this I do not want to answer. I am going to opt out

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Simple question , please respond.
Mechanic for Acura: Clifton B., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Mechanic for Acura: Clifton B., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

i​f the sub frame is broken then NO DO NOT DRIVE THE CAR . because every thing if the form of the car is mounted to the sub frame from the engine to trans to the suspension , this is simply not same to drive

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Mechanic for Acura: Clifton B., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

if you have any more questions please ask . if not please rate the service before you go as this is the only way for me to get credit thanks.

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Mechanic for Acura: Clifton B., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

please remember to rate thanks.

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