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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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Acura 2002 rl p0303 no spark
The coil in your application has a power wire, a ground wire, and a PCM pulse command wire (5 volt pulse) that operates the coil’s internal switching transistor. Although you may have measured battery voltage on the power wire (Blk/Yel),...
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I have 2012 Acura TL that has 69k miles. Today for the first time when I was driving in rain the car jerked at 20mph and at 21mph
Hi Tina. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on what your car is actually doing that would lead to a possible reason. If it is pulling to one side of the road, it could have been caused by...
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Would you come out and diagnosis a car if I don't know the exact problem
Part of the service YourMechanic provides is diagnostic related services as we understand that often times the symptoms you are describing may not be clear and you may not know what may be wrong with the vehicle. This may be...
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I need to know how to remove the, axle nut/hub on drivers side? After the tip of screwdriver broke off trying to take it off.
I am not sure where you broke off the screwdriver but the nut is tightened over 200 ft lbs of torque and you may need to use an impact tool to get it off. If you need assistance then have...
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Shaking
Tire/wheel imbalance is a common cause of what you are describing but the sudden onset of the issue is significant. Among the possibilities are that a wheel weight (a balance weight) has fallen off of the rim, tire impact damage...
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I have a 2008 Acura TL moonroof switch won’t work
You will need to have the roof scanned to reset the limit switches and check switch operation.
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Why won't my car start?
Hi Ester. Thanks for contacting us today. The first step in diagnosing a problem like you've described is typically tracing and verifying electrical connections that engage the starter. This would begin with the car battery, followed by ground wire connections...
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06 acura tl has high incorrect 6500 rpm@70mph
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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car cranks but won’t start code is P0339. Already replaced the crank shaft sensor but still won’t start. It does randomly start up
A common reason for the P0339 code is damage to the crankshaft position sensor wiring harness due to exposure to engine oil. The wire harness and all terminals should be carefully inspected. Also, the reluctor ring should be inspected for...
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How to change the oil pump on a 92 Acura vigor?
Hi Dawn. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a camshaft breaks, it can cause significant damage not only to the cylinder head, but also bottom end deck if the head gasket was torched. If the deck is not blocked (or...
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2004 Acura TSX Temperature Gauge Rises To Near Hot in Idle
It is very possible that your electric cooling fans are beginning to fail. The electric cooling fans are intended to keep the engine cool while it is idling and at a stop. When the vehicle is being driven at higher...
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EGR Valve or Mass Air Flow Sensor: Which is more likely for the poor startup and rough idling that I have been experiencing?
The codes do not necessarily implicate the EGR system or the MAF sensor as a multitude of other faults are as likely. Basically, the codes suggest there is too little fuel, or too much air, in the cylinder charge (the...
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After changing my battery on my Acura ILX 2014, the display button and backup camera does not work. How do I reset the backup came
If these two malfunctions did not start the instant you installed a new battery, they are probably not related to the battery. The camera is activated in reverse which means the circuit goes through the neutral start switch. That switch...
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MDX 5 speed auto transmission, when drive from 20 to 30 mph, shift cable shaken at D5, transmission makes click noise at D4 or D3
If the issue did not exist prior to the rebuild, it is likely the transmission was not properly rebuilt (not unusual because rebuilding a transmission is highly detailed, exacting work, plus a really good rebuild will incorporate all the design...
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Removing the transmission by myself, I had a problem with removing the bolts from the flex plate.
Flex plates cannot be straightened or repaired in the field save for the possibility in some applications of replacing the starter ring gear if the teeth on the gear are damaged. If the flex plate is bent, a new one...
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Ive been having issues with my car constantly need to have a jump in order to drive it. i bought a new battery and its still on
Continued jump starting is not recommended due to both personal risks and the possibility of damaging the car's electrical system. As far as the causes of the no start, if the issue is a discharged battery the alternator might not...
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Q: transmission slipping
The transmission internal clutches may be worn out or the fluid is very low causing the issue. Check fluids first and if level is low then locate leak and fill system to see if it corrects issue or the transmission...
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04 Acura tsx won't start
It sounds like what you are describing may be related to a faulty starter relay or some faulty wiring that may not be producing a proper connection to the starter. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the...
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Steering wheel jerks when going over bumps
You should check the steering rack and pinion mounts to see if they are worn? If okay then will need to have the vehicle on a vehicle rack and look for problems as steering is moved back and forth. You...

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