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My AC will not blow air.
Hello, The blower moto resistor is what controls the speed of the motor rather than the power to the motor. This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear...
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DO YOU USE GENUINE PARTS FOR OXYGEN SENSOR PARTS TO REPLACE
Hi there. Yes, you can request that we use genuine parts. And yes, we do come to your location to perform the service. Your request is being forwarded to customer service for more information. Please have your vehicle make, model,...
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Will using the incorrect ATF on my car cause sensors to fail
With regard to the 2003 Acura TL Honda states in the Owner's Manual, "Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). If it is not available, you may use a DEXRON III automatic transmission fluid as a temporary replacement. However, continued...
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Check engine light is on for a O2 Sensor-high voltage
Hello. Usually a high-voltage O2 sensor check engine light code will be caused by a faulty O2 sensor itself. Though at times it can be caused by other issues such as shorted wiring, a leaking vacuum line, or even a...
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The check engine light is on. P0158 code!
Hi there. I think you'll find this article on the P-0158 OBD-II error code helpful, as it will explain common causes, solutions and symptoms related to the code.
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If the tire locks and the engine light goes on what does that mean
Hi there. If the tire locks up it is typically due to a brake system failure or wheel bearing failure. Each of these could cause the engine light to illuminate. It would be best to have a professional mechanic complete...
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Engine starts cranking without key when hooking up battery
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid or a bad ignition switch. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and...
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a warning message shows check charging system and red light battery icon shows
Sometimes when a battery is replaced, an error code is created that disables the security system. This error code needs to be removed by a professional mechanic by completing a check engine light inspection. It's probably best to have one...
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Do you think 800$ is too much for having all four struts removed and replaced with shocks along with a replacement on my swaybar l
Hi there. This price is about average for replacing all four shocks and struts in most US mechanical repair shops. You should ask them if this service includes a front end suspension alignment as it should be done after replacing...
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My Acura TL 1999 has a idling problem. It idles high to low. And it takes a while for the gears to switch when I'm reversing and in drive.
For the idle condition, check the (IAC) Idle Air Control Valve and see if its plugged up. You can take it off and clean it and then put it back on. If the idle continues to be irreratic, then the...
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Acura TL 08 leaking coolant thermostat repair gasket broken price for labor if I have all parts including thermostat coolant And g
You are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs. When reviewing your quote online, open the “price breakdown” tab, and click on “parts options.” From there,...
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It has a new battery but won't start
Hi there. The problem with trying to fix a car that has been sitting for a while is that multiple components may be damaged simply due to inactivity. In your case, the first thing I would check would be the...
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Cranking, not starting.
Spark and fuel are required for the engine to start and run properly. If the engine cranks easily, odds are it's not a battery or starter issue. Lack of spark and fuel can be caused by a number of components....
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I have break pads that I want installed on my 2010 acura tl
It is unlikely that the vibration is due to an ABS malfunction. If you do suspect that, remove the fuse powering the ABS system and test drive the car. More likely than not, the vibration will be unchanged even with...
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not sure about lower rear shock mount
There should absolutely not be any play in your rear strut. The strut is intended to be pinched against the steering knuckle. The side that has no play that is pinched down is the side that is correct. I would...
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Acura TL 2006. car was sticking in park.. I spilled coke in the console area where the shifter is located 5 days ago... I thought
Well it's good that you can now move the shifter. However, pouring soda, water, or ANY liquid down the console is not a good idea. None of it has drained out for the car. It all went into or below...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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Steering wheel doesn't return back to the center
Hi there. The condition you are describing is often a symptom of a steering column failure. The steering column is comprised of several individual sections, starting at the steering rack, and continuing to the steering wheel itself. Sometimes on newer...
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Car is running hot after the water pump and sensor been changed
Anytime a car overheats, the thermostat should be changed because the overheating itself can damage the thermostat. Also, anytime a water pump is replaced, the thermostat should be replaced. I would evaluate the thermostat first as a potential cause of...
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No electrical power to fuel pump
This sounds like you may not have any power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump your...

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