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my 08 mdx doesn't bounce up and down at all . there's no give when i push down on front bumper. mechanic pointed this out. he say
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Although electronic-controlled struts typically are more expensive than traditional strut assemblies, that estimate is rather high for simply replacing the struts. I would verify all the services on the quote estimate, but also,...
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Power steering noise after pressure hose replaced
Anytime you blow out a major power steering hose you may have damaged the pump from lack of lubrication but also when work to replace the hose is done the system will get trapped air in the system fluid and...
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2006 acura mdx. Heat not working up front but working fine in the back. Anything come to mind that i could check?
If you have the controls set to heat, and there is airflow but the airflow is cool, that typically means that the heater control valve is stuck or otherwise non-functional. To have that component inspected, and replaced or serviced as...
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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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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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2003 Acura MDX. The dealership says the oil pump seal is leaking, only 3/4 qt. of oil in the engine w/no leaks under the car...
Hi Stan. Thanks for submitting the question. If an oil seal is damaged, the engine will lose a lot of oil over an extended period of time, but will not always leak on the ground. The ticking noise is commonly...
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My 2001 Acura MDX is stalling intermittently. It usually takes a jump start to get it going again.
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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idler pulley
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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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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2004 acura mdx timing belt service: what components do you recommend replacing
Hello, thank you for writing in. When changing the timing belt, it is often recommended to change the water pump, chain tensioner, and the gaskets involved with accessing the timing chain. The price is vary greatly depending on what kind...
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Crank No start
Since you say you have fuel pressure, ignition spark and injector spark then the engine should start. The only thing you may not have if you have all of these is no cylinder compression. If you broke the timing belt...
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Can YourMechanic cut the front pipe from the catalytic converter?
Hi Bill. Thanks for contacting us today. i've forwarded your question to our service and sales department to determine whether or not one of our mobile mechanics in your area would be able to complete this job for you. Typically...
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My engine makes whirring sound when I start the car and turn the wheel but stops once the engine warms up.
Check to see if the fluid level in the power steering pump reservoir is adequate. Even if the fluid level is correct, the power steering pump could still be the source of the noise. You can figure it out quickly...
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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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Top radiator hose burst now car wont start
For whatever reason, it sounds like the battery is dead. .You will need to have your battery replaced and your charging system checked. I don't know if this has anything to do with the hose breakage, perhaps the technician who...
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Need to add oil every 750 miles or so.
If the car is burning oil, you may notice a bi of blue smoke coming from the exhaust. Blue smoke coming from your exhaust generally means that the motor is burning the engine oil. This can happen for a couple...
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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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Shifting problems
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...

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