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My heater makes a really loud noise when its on.
The level of refrigerant in the air conditioning system would not affect the noise level of the blower motor. If you replaced the motor with an aftermarket (non OEM) motor that could create an issue in terms of the quality...
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Transmission help!
Hi there. It sounds like you definitely have some internal failures of that transmission. A proper inspection would definitely be worthwhile to assess the situation accurately. Replacing the transmission is a viable option as well as a newer car. I...
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Just overtightened drain plug on an 01 acur cl type s, now i gotta replace the oil pan. After a bit of research, i found out i nee
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the oil pan is a pain to get to. Often you need to raise up the engine or remove the transmission. On your make and model you should be able to get by...
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Vsa light is on for no reason Accra cl 2003
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with one of the sensors related to the stability control system. It may be wise to have the vehicle scanned for codes to check and see what the...
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I have a 2001 acura cl type s it's been sitting for 6mos. I just put in a new starter I have a new battery I've never had charged
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. If the battery has never been fully charged, this may also be contributing to the problem. As you may know, the alternator charges the...
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My car won't start even with a new battery the alternator is a year old
Be sure the battery is fully charged. "New" batteries are not necessarily fully charged at time of sale. Of course, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated. With the key held in the "start" position, you...
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what parts r needed to fix front driver wheel placement
When the wheels come into contact with curbs, and the like, while driving, it is quite likely that you have either bent something on the steering or suspension systems, or at the very minimum, knocked the alignment out of specifications....
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No crank problem. turn key nothing happens. dash light fuse and door lock fuse blown. new battery, good connection.
Hello, thank you for writing in. LED headlights are supposed to run a lighter load on the electrical system, and they should not harm fuses or the vehicle when installed properly. Due to the age of the vehicle, you may...
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Car is in drive but when I hit the gas pedal it does not go forward
If the engine speeds up, but the car does not move, it is possible that the shift linkage is maladjusted and thus the car is not actually in drive gear. That can be checked. Other possibilities are that the transmission...
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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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VSA Light still coming on after replacing the brakes.
Check the brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir and see if its low. If the fluid is low then top it off with Dot 3 brake fluid and see if the light goes out. If the brake fluid is...
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Clicking sound from brakes
Hi There, This can happen for a number of reasons, but is usually related to a brake pad being installed incorrectly or potentially a loose brake caliper. I would suggest taking a look at the springs, shims and clips that...
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Car was not showing correct speed on speedometer and now the car won't shift into any gear (manual)
This may likely be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a bad speed...
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Why would my car have a delay in acceleration in my 201 Acura CL
Hello. It sounds like you either have a failure in the throttle body or a problem with the throttle body position sensor. If the throttle body itself is failing then the throttle plate may be sticking so I would inspect...
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Car stops when put in drive or reverse
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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2001 Acura cl s won't hold any gear except park. Acts like a false neutral. Before this happened it didn't slip out of gear at the
Hi Tyler. If the transmission fluid was a dirty brown when it was replaced, it's possible that you've got an inner seal that is faulty - or the transmission fluid filter is corroded, creating a blockage inside hydraulic lines. I...
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Clicking when letting off the gas pedal.
The differential inside the transmission may be worn or have an issue with the bearings that is causing the clicking noise when loaded on the opposing side to the load applied when driving. Try to see if the noise occurs...
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I definitely have a power steering fluid leak. What kind of charge would I expect if the transmission does not need to be removed?
Before it's possible to give a proper estimate, it will be necessary to determine exactly which part of the system is leaking. The figure could vary widely depending on whether you simply have a bad return hose or a leak...
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low gas mileage, bad exhaust smell
Dependin where the exhaust leak is can cause the O2 sensors to not get correct amount of gases in the exhaust and cause the rich running condition. I would suggest having the computer codes pinpoint tests be done to see...
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Manual transmission won't shift into gear, but will when car is off
It sounds like you may have a throwout bearing that is hanging up. When the car is not running, nothing within the transmission is spinning, thus it is possible to put the car in gear. With the engine running, there...

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