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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....
2012 Honda Pilot vs. 2012 Acura RDX: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Athletic Coach
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Door handle not latching
The door would have to be checked to see if the door handle became disconnected from the latch rod inside the door, or the handle broke off. The only way to be sure is to take the inside door panel...
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Squeaking noise at higway speeds
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Most of the time it is caused by an issue with the exhaust. The exhaust hangers start to bind at higher speeds causing the noise. It can also come from...
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The car won't start, battery works
Hi there. If the battery is fine, then it may be a bad battery cable, starter, or even the security system. I usually try a spare key if there is one and also try starting it in neutral to make...
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The car had to be jump-started, engine unresponsive, ABS light on
Hello. It sounds like you are continuing to have a voltage issue. I would start by having the battery cable connections inspected. If the battery or body connections are loose, then this will occur. If they are fine, then the...
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Car stalls, P0685 code
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by one of two things on your vehicle. It is either because the powertrain control module, or engine computer, is failing internally, or the main relay that supplies power to it is...
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I have no heat no matter how I adjust the knobs
Hello. From what you describe it may be possible that the blend door actuators have failed. If it appears that they may have both failed at the same time, I would first check all of the vehicle's fuses or relays...
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The turbo is not working at all.
There are a number of things occurring all at once and may all be related to one thing. Unfortunately, that one thing very possibly could be the turbocharger assembly. That said, the best thing to do is have it properly...
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A/C Transmission Slips but when off it runs smooth
There is no transmission related to the A/C, however there is an A/C clutch on the A/C compressor that can cause problems related to the A/C functioning correctly. Without more details, it is impossible to diagnose the issues with your...
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Brakes
I believe it would be difficult to affix even the cheapest of brake pads and rotors to your vehicle for that price, unfortunately. A vehicle of the 2013 model year and a luxury brand as well is likely to have...
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I have an Acura RXD 2014 and the horn suddenly comes on when I am driving especially when i am on a bumpy road.
Hi there. Based on what you've described it sounds like a possible broken spiral cable (clock spring cable) in the steering column. This wire is responsible for maintaining the electrical connections to everything on the steering wheel, including the air...
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When do you replace the serpentine belt?
Visually inspect the serpentine belt for any cracks or fraying. Also, if you have the belt removed for inspection, bend the belt back and forth to check its flexibility. See if the belt feels soft or hard. If the serpentine...
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Where is the MAP/Turbocharger boost sensor located?
Hi there. The MAP/Turboboost sensor is located either on the intake near the throttle body or along the fire wall with a vacuum hose attached to it. If you need further assistance locating the MAP/Turboboost sensor, then seek out a...
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My timing always jump after some days I have set it. why?
Hi there. Check the VTEC solenoids and make sure that they are plugged in. The solenoids designed to advance the camshafts to adjust for road performance. The solenoids may be adjusting too much causing the engine to be out of...
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If I change the battery on a 2008 Acura RDX will I need to do anything besides swap out battery?
There is a lot of memory lost when you change the battery. The radio might need to be re-coded and the power windows and sun roof may not work correctly until you do a re-set. The car may also not...
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Acura RDX 2010-check engine oil light
Hi there. The oil smoke seen, should have had a bluish tint and did not quickly dissipate. There are several possibilities for engine oil consumption. The most likely cause for your engine, is a failed oil seal in the turbocharger....
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Why are the fans staying on when the car is off to where I have to pull the fuse?
The fans are controlled by a relay as well as a temperature switch and possibly timer(s). The relay may be stuck in the closed position and that would be the first and easiest component to test. If a relay tests...
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New engine at 88K for 3,500 including labor or remove the head and see if they can fix it?
Starting from the end, it it difficult to say how much a replacement engine would be. There are lots of variables . Who the supplier is, the type of warranty, region, etc. As far as should you replace the engine,...

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