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I have 2012 Acura TL that has 69k miles. Today for the first time when I was driving in rain the car jerked at 20mph and at 21mph
Hi Tina. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on what your car is actually doing that would lead to a possible reason. If it is pulling to one side of the road, it could have been caused by...
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Recently replaced engine due to water damage. Now car shakes at idle and check engine light flashes.
If your catalyst is bad then I would suggest replacing it first and then clear codes and see how engine runs afterwards and if it needs further diagnosis.
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My car made a loud screeching noise and now smoke comes from under the hood and it smells. Also its not drivable
It sounds like you may have an issue with the transmission. A torque converter going bad makes the most noise when the engine is running and the transmission is in gear with the vehicle sitting still. If you move the...
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I need to know how to remove the, axle nut/hub on drivers side? After the tip of screwdriver broke off trying to take it off.
I am not sure where you broke off the screwdriver but the nut is tightened over 200 ft lbs of torque and you may need to use an impact tool to get it off. If you need assistance then have...
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Shaking
Tire/wheel imbalance is a common cause of what you are describing but the sudden onset of the issue is significant. Among the possibilities are that a wheel weight (a balance weight) has fallen off of the rim, tire impact damage...
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I have a 2008 Acura TL moonroof switch won’t work
You will need to have the roof scanned to reset the limit switches and check switch operation.
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2004 Acura TL changed both o2 sensors in bank 2 and still says bank 2 sensor 2 high voltage what else could it be ?
Hi Ruben. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming you have cleared the OBD-II code after the repairs were made, the only thing I could assume - without knowing the specific trouble code you've received - is one of the electrical...
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Why won't my car start?
Hi Ester. Thanks for contacting us today. The first step in diagnosing a problem like you've described is typically tracing and verifying electrical connections that engage the starter. This would begin with the car battery, followed by ground wire connections...
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06 acura tl has high incorrect 6500 rpm@70mph
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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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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EGR Valve or Mass Air Flow Sensor: Which is more likely for the poor startup and rough idling that I have been experiencing?
The codes do not necessarily implicate the EGR system or the MAF sensor as a multitude of other faults are as likely. Basically, the codes suggest there is too little fuel, or too much air, in the cylinder charge (the...
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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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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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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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How many quarts of oil does a 1996 Accura TL hold
Your Acura TL holds 4.5 quarts of oil including the filter. If you need additional help with this, please schedule an appointment to have one of our professionals from YourMechanic come to your location to perform an oil change service...
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Removing the transmission by myself, I had a problem with removing the bolts from the flex plate.
Flex plates cannot be straightened or repaired in the field save for the possibility in some applications of replacing the starter ring gear if the teeth on the gear are damaged. If the flex plate is bent, a new one...
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Ive been having issues with my car constantly need to have a jump in order to drive it. i bought a new battery and its still on
Continued jump starting is not recommended due to both personal risks and the possibility of damaging the car's electrical system. As far as the causes of the no start, if the issue is a discharged battery the alternator might not...
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Q: transmission slipping
The transmission internal clutches may be worn out or the fluid is very low causing the issue. Check fluids first and if level is low then locate leak and fill system to see if it corrects issue or the transmission...

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