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Signs of a bad transmission 2011 Acura mdx
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. It sounds like the battery is failing in your vehicle. The battery can be drained of power, but also the battery can be over charged. If the battery was to have an...
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Check Engine Light is on the code is coming as p0740
The DTC P0740 is for a "Problem in Lock-up Control System". This code means that there is most likely a problem within the transmission. It could also possibly be caused by a wiring issue or a control module. It would...
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Knocking noise coming from engine
Hello. A knocking sound is usually an indicator of serious mechanical issue with the engine. If the knocking sound is coming from the engine's bottom end it may be possible that the vehicle's crankshaft and bearings have sustained damage and...
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The catalytic converters went out on my car.
Hi there. I suggest getting the RV6 Perfomace catalytic converters for your vehicle. Both sets are for your vehicle, however, the RV6 design has a larger pipe and will not restrict the engine during hard acceleration. Also, when replacing the...
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What does B1 and B2 service mean?
The B1 service for your car means the following: Replace engine oil and oil filter Inspect front and rear brakes Check parking brake adjustment Inspect these items: Tie rod ends, steering gear box, and boots Suspension components...
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Mileage per gallon has decreased
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle's loss in MPG (miles per gallon) has continually fallen over the last 10,000 miles. This could be caused by several things. It could be, the air filter is dirty and...
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my brakes all of a sudden started making a grinding loud noise. the grinding continues while driving even brakes are not applied.
Hi there: Depending on what's causing the grinding noise; whether it's the brake pads grinding on the rotor, it's possible that the rotors and pads both need to be replaced. However, if the car is making a similar sound when...
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Reset service light
Hi. You will need to connect your vehicle to a scanner that has the ability to clear fault codes. The cheaper scanners usually do not have the ability to clear the codes, only retrieve them. If you don't have access...
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VSA problem
Hi there. The VSA light is on indicating that the traction control is active. This will turn on the brake system and try to control the vehicle in the event a tire will slip. The wheel sensor on the left...
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My Jeep shifts great at the begining, but after about 25 minutes of driving, it doesn't shift out and the D5 starts flashing
Hey there. This is a common issue related to the transmission pressure switch failing. The transmission pressure switch is a unit that monitors the fluid pressure inside the transmission and relays this to the transmission control module which tells the...
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Power locking,and unlocking with remote does not work
Hello there, you have several different issues going on with your 2006 Acura MDX. When the window regulator is replaced there is a window reset procedure that must be done, this tells the regulator when the window is fully closed,...
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My car cranks but doesn't turn over
Hi there. First, we need to determine what is going on. Does it crank and not start? or does the engine not crank/turn over? Cranking and turning over mean the same to technicians. You described it as cranking and not...
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What do I do when the car won't crank and shows 'check starting system'? But after a couple of trials it starts without any issues
Hello. The first thing to understand is that the check starting system light illuminates for several reasons. The starting light will give you a diagnostic troubleshooting code when the vehicle is scanned with the light on. Due to the fact...
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When cranking the engine, there are a few sparks on the ignition coil and then they cut off
That green key light flashing is the vehicle's immobilizer system. The system either does not recognize the key, or has not received the key ID, and stops the engine from starting. This is why you see some sparks, then it...
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Power Hatchback
The power hatch has a motor and a rod that push the door open, but this device was not designed to hold the weight. There should be lifters or struts mounted to the door and body as well. If they...
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My car has entertainment system, current DVD player is not accepting USB devices. Can I change DVD player which takes USB device?
Hello - there are no apparent replacement DVD or infotainment packages available for this model yet - at least through normal audio aftermarket channels like Crutchfield, et al. Keep after Acura Customer Service. The auto makers have much longer development...
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My car is shaking when accelerating.
Hi there. The description you have provided, leads me to believe you are experiencing an inner cv wobble. The inner cv joint has excessive play, this results in shaking upon acceleration. Another possibility would be, a broken engine or transmission...
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I drove with the emergency brakes on. What went wrong?
Since you didn't actually go down the road with your Parking Brake on, I doubt there was a lot of damage caused, but an inspection of the system must be done to make sure. The problem with your steering is...
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Code P0420 shows on the dash of my 2005 Acura MDX
Acura did have a tech bulletin released in September 2011 regarding fault P0420 and a possible software update that may rectify this situation. You can try contacting your local Acura dealer service department or Acura Customer service to see if...
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Car won't start and anti-theft alarm goes off when I try to jump it
If the battery is less than 4 years old, have it load tested. It will have to be fully charged, though, in order for a load test to be reliable. In your circumstance, if the battery is more than 4...

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