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Understanding the Acura Maintenance Minder Codes and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Acura Maintenance Minder codes indicate when and what service your car needs.
How to Program the Key Fob for Your Honda or Acura
Over time, it has become a convenience for us to have remote controls for different functions of our vehicles. Remote keyless entry is the most common, but many vehicles also...
How to Modify the Alpine Navigation in an Acura or Honda
Modifying the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) navigation system of your Acura or Honda vehicle with aftermarket software is an easy way to add additional customization features to the...
Acura Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers in the market for a used Acura vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program,...
How to Get Acura Dealership Certified
Acura car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Acura certified through the PACT program.
Maintenance Minder and Service Codes For Acura Cars
Acura scheduled maintenance is tracked by the Acura Maintenance Minder system. Main codes A and B combine with sub codes for exact service, like A1.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Acura ZDX
The 2012 Acura ZDX is a compact crossover that manages to combine luxury with a sleek format. It features a V6 engine, as well as seating for three passengers in the (small) back...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Acura RDX
Compact luxury SUVs have come a long way since the Acura RDX first showed up on the scene. However, to this day, Acura still produces one of the best vehicles in this category....
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX
Honda’s luxury division has been busy making models to meet the needs and wants of a wealthier consumer base, but now Acura is back to a more affordable segment with a decent entry...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Acura RL
The 2012 Acura RL is a luxury four-door sedan that offers a decent amount of interior space and seating, as well as appreciable performance (although it’s limited to just a V6 engine)....
2012 Honda Pilot vs. 2012 Acura RDX: Which One Should I Buy?
Sport utility vehicles are fun in the sun, sand, dirt, mud, and even in the carpool line at school. Whether you’re hauling around your family or your family of pets, these SUVs are sure to make even a...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're On a Budget
If you’re on a budget and need to purchase a car it can feel as though it’s slim pickings. Thankfully, there are plenty of great options available even to those on a tight...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Athletic Coach
If you are an athletic coach, you need a used vehicle with tons of room to transport gear. Once in awhile, you may have to take a player or two along...
The Best Used Cars to Buy if You Live Close to the Ocean
If you live close to the ocean, your vehicle is going to be far more vulnerable to rust than if you lived further inland. And the fact is, when it...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Occasional Drivers
Not everyone relies on their car on a daily basis. Maybe you aren’t the type that deals with a daily commute, and running from here to there constantly. If that’s the...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If Your Kid's On the Soccer Team
If you are a soccer mom (or dad), you know that you need a lot of space to transport your budding World Cup contenders, along with their gear. From time to time, you can...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for College Students
You’ve done it – high school is officially behind you. Now it’s time to head off to a brand new world. College is that and more and you may need a...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Fisherman
What do anglers look for, specifically, in their vehicles? Lots of room, plenty of cargo space, and sometimes, the ability to handle rough terrain. Some fishermen also want the option of towing a boat. With that in mind,...

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Power steering noise after pressure hose replaced
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I put in a battery because my car wouldn't start and the old 1 was bad. I put the new battery same problem no start at all still
Hi Adrian. Thanks for contacting us today. If you've just replaced the battery and it still will not crank over, then it's likely that a different electrical issue exists. If you can turn the key and the lights and other...
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What would cause coolant to be splashed on the engine and you hear a air sound while the car is running?
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my car will start if i jump it but when i jump it the engine makes a clicking noise, any idea?
From what you are describing you may have a shorted battery and will not even let you jump start due to the short. I would recommend replacing the battery and then retesting the system to see if it starts and...
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Hi Robert. The ball joint on the front driver side lower control arm is bad on my 2005 MDX. Do I have to replace the whole lower
So long as the control arm was not damaged, the ball joint alone can be replaced on this model. On inspection, the mechanic will look for the tell-tale signs of impact damage to the control arm, as well as other...
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2008 Acura Swab links replacement. How much ?
Hi Krupali. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're needing the stabilizer bar links replaced (sway bar) on your Acura, and looking for an estimate, please click this link to request a quote. Thanks.
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What does it mean when sports mode light goes out but still works?
When you engage the sport mode the transmission module will change the shifting of the transmission and will also turn on the sport mode. If the system still shifts in sports mode then you will need to scan the transmission...
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Noise after timing belt and water pump replaced
It is certainly possible that something could have gone wrong during the repair. The best thing to do in this situation is to return to the mechanic who did the repairs and ask them to give your vehicle as second...
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Brand New battery in Acura TL went dead after car was sitting for 3 days .could it be a bad alternator?
Aleissa. Thanks for contacting us today. When a new battery goes dead after replacement, it's typically due to the alternator being damaged or one of the charging cables not working correctly. In regards to the security alarm, this might be...
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speed cuts off when accelerator pushed. Gives code 730
Hi Abe. Thanks for contacting us today. P-0730 is the OBD-II generic code for an incorrect gear ratio detected in an automatic transmission. The ratio of a combination of engine speed and throttle position and the speed of the transmission...
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My 2001 Acura MDX is stalling intermittently. It usually takes a jump start to get it going again.
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Check transmission systems light is on and trans is slipping
Hi Tariq. Thanks for submitting your question today. Usually when the transmission is slipping, it's an indication of three possible issues. Either the transmission fluid is contaminated or hydraulic lines are clogged with filter debris, an inner transmission seal is...
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I think you mean the a/c compressor is seized and not the condenser. You will need to get an a/c compressor bypass kit and the compressor can then be removed and a pulley in its place. The problem is these...
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Do i need a gasket for a transmission change or just fluid and filter
Hi Anthony. Thanks for contacting us today. The best advice I can offer here is to purchase a transmission filter replacement kit at a local auto parts store or online - specifically for your vehicle. I don't believe this year...
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05 acura tl automatic will not accelerate and move. rpm going wild and revs. what is the cause?
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My headlights and dash lights flicker
Hi Andrew. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you are describing is incredibly rare - but in many cases is caused by an electrical system short or a stored error code triggered by - believe it or not; a security...
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2004 Acura TL changed both o2 sensors in bank 2 and still says bank 2 sensor 2 high voltage what else could it be ?
Hi Ruben. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming you have cleared the OBD-II code after the repairs were made, the only thing I could assume - without knowing the specific trouble code you've received - is one of the electrical...
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2004 Acura Tl . I recently installed aftermarket radio. Noticed my interior lights arent working when door open .but works manual
Hi Juan. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, when aftermarket components are installed, it's common for electrical shorts to occur, since OEM wiring is not always compatible with all aftermarket stereo systems. Since we only deal with OEM service, repairs,...

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