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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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I have 02 acuratlWhen I put my car in drive it will go for a few seconds then it will just rev up its like it wont staying in gear
Check the fluid level. A low level (or a too high level) of transmission fluid will cause misoperation. Another possibility is a maladjusted transmission shift linkage, or a problem with the "manual lever" in the transmission. Beyond that, there could...
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Extreme negative fuel trims only when coasting, with rpm bounce
Fuel trim is a very valuable diagnostic parameter but to evaluate fuel trim, you generally check at fixed engine speeds namely idle, 1,500 rpm and 2,500 rpm, for about 30 seconds. If the sum of STFT and LTFT is less...
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engine makes a rattle noise on cold start. Noise goes away as it gets warm. When i turn on the ac the rattling noise is louder.
Among the possible sources of this noise are accessory drives (pulleys, alternator, etc.), the timing belt (or serpentine belt) tensioner, and loose heat shields. The fact that use of the a/c worsens the noise would point toward the serpentine belt...
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Hello I was wondering if an 92-00 Honda Civic single cam would fit in an 1994 Acura Integra. I am new into mechanic
I looked up the two applications during the entire year range. The Acura and the Civic use completely different castings for both the heads and the block thus they are not interchangeable. If you search at Car-Part.com you will find...
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How can i change laugauge for acura tsx ?? On the time clock in the car
You need to go into the menu settings and select language and change to the one you want.
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Where can i find Crankshaft position location on my 2009 Acura TSX
The sensor is mounted to the engine block with a single bolt, mid way along the engine block under the exhaust manifold. The sensor is concealed beneath a cover that must be removed to gain access. You will see a...
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What can cause a car to stop moving besides the transmission?
If the vehicle sounded like it was in neutral and not moving while in gear, this is quite likely related to a transmission issue, which may be any number of things. This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission...
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tranimission slops
The extent of the required repairs will depend on the exact technical fault that you are experiencing. However, there are quite a few on the vehicle repairs that are possible with an automatic transmission. That includes checking fluid level and...
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If my immobilized light indicator doesn’t turn on when I insert my key and turn my vehicle on does this mean I have a faulty immob
Hi John. When your engine is turned on, the immobilizer light should briefly turn on. This lets you know that the security system is working; if the immobilizer light does not briefly come on, the system is not functioning properly....
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My 2004 acura tsx center control panel lights are off or really dim.
This happens on many cars with some age. Unfortunately the only way to resolve this issue is to replace the entire control unit in the center console. This is because the lights that light up this part of the dash...
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ACURA TSX 2013 slow start / won't start
The battery should be load tested and you should receive, or at least view, a print-out of the test results. The test results should show what percentage of the original rated CCA is available. You have to first be sure...
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My acura 2005 tsx won't start
Hi Lemar. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possible sources, such as a faulty fuel pump, fuel pump relay, mass air flow sensor, throttle body or simple things like a dirty fuel or air filter. The best way...
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Where is the transaxle cooler lines located?
External coolers plumbed to the radiator were used in the 1999 TL model but not in later models. Consequently, there is no external cooler to tap into. Draining the transmission fluid and changing the filter is more than adequate. It...
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Taking off parts, cleaning them, replacing certain parts, draining fluid, putting new fluid in. Why won't car move?
I presume you did all this work because you had a transmission problem to begin with. It's probably not enough for me to say your transmission is "worn out" but that's most likely where you are. As you no doubt...
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My VSA light is on but I just got my car checked and there’s nothing wrong, the light just stays on.
VSA, or Vehicle Stability Assist, is Honda’s proprietary system to maximize traction and help stabilize the vehicle during cornering if the car turns more or less than desired. VSA also assists you in maintaining traction while accelerating on loose or...
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I have a 2005 Acura TL when I start it to warm it my seats are still cold and heat won’t warm up until i drive
Hi Daneeka. Thanks for contacting us today. It's actually quite normal for a heater and heated seats to take a while to warm up, especially when it's really cold outside. It's also possible for a clogged heater core to cause...
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I keep burning alternators what could be the problem
It is possible that one or two of them were just bad as a new part as most alternators are remanufactured rather than brand new. I would also double check the workmanship performed on the vehicle. If you have the...
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Power steering stopped working overnight during really cold weather
If fluid has leaked out, check the level in the power steering reservoir. If low, as a temporary measure you may be able to add fluid restore the function, that is if the leak is not too large. If there...
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I have a 08 acura Mdx with a code p0389 I put a cam and crank sensor on
Hi Nicholas. Thanks for contacting us today. The P-0389 code is often caused by a failed electrical harness to the sensor. If the harness was not replaced, or if the code was not cleared from the ECU after completing the...
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how do I get my rack and pinion to stop grinding?
The noise could be from the pump, the steering rack and possibly even the upper strut bearing mounts which come into play when you turn the wheels. The increased effort in steering could be due to an improperly tensioned drive...

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