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ABS comes on under 3 mph and when starting out
Hi there. When this occurs I usually install my scan tool to check the inputs from this system. From what you are explaining it sounds like you have replaced many of the sensors. You need to also make sure that...
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Changed battery twice in 2 weeks, I go to turn on and car is completely dead not even the lights work, what could it be? 2000 Acura TL
Hi there - a repeating "dead battery" scenario has a couple of possibilities. One possibility is a bad alternator that is not charging properly. With the engine running, the system voltage should be close to 14 volts if the alternator...
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is my fuel pump the problem?
Hi there. Your teacher is correct, the fuel pump could be causing your issue with low pressure or loss of residual pressure while sitting. Not every vehicle has a fuel line valve for testing; these require other setups to perform...
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Car battery light is on
The battery light comes on to indicate that the charging voltage is low. It usually means there is a problem in the car's charging system. if the battery is in good condition, the car can still run for a short...
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Making a ticking noise as I drive and in park at idle
Without hearing the noise, it's impossible to say what it is, But I'm going to suggest that you may have a valve noise because that is a sound that most people describe as "ticking" It's is a regular sound that...
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When I hit 40 mph my gas pedal starts to shake hard, what could this be? Thank you . deidra9630@gmail.com... ive been to 7 places
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like it may be a bad cv shaft or a bad engine mount. Both of these are common and will cause this. I usually get the vehicle in the air and inspect...
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Car won't turn over. No lights come on when I turn it. Can't even lock my doorsvor push the seat up or back.
Your probably correct, it sounds as though your battery is done. But it also sounds like you have charging system issues. I'm not sure that fixing your battery and charging system will solve the problem with the car shutting off,...
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I got my vsa light on check engine light on
Depending on the space available in the engine bay, an exhaust manifold replacement can take anywhere from an hour to an entire day. Many vehicles require the engine to be removed from the vehicle in order to remove the exhaust...
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Car shakes or vibrates and makes a weird sound like air is getting out.
Hi there. Check all of the hoses to the intake system and make sure that the clamps are tight. If a clamp comes loose on the intake, then the sound of air rushing in will be heard while driving down...
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Car will start fine but will rarely shift into gear.
Hi there. Sounds like the transmission is having an internal issue. When your vehicle hit a curb at 65 MPH and buckled the control arm and bend the frame, the CV axle was pushed into the transmission causing a harsh...
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My car is leaking green fluid badly 2007 Acura TL
Hello - the only green liquid that should be in your vehicle is engine coolant. Check your coolant reservoir for a low fluid level - may also have a warning light on your instrument cluster. As for the car not...
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ABS modulator and brakes activate under 3 mph.
Hi there. If all of the components to the brake system has been replaced for the ABS system, then the transmission output shaft speed sensor could have failed. This speed sensor tells the driver what speed the vehicle is moving...
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O2 sensor
The oxygen sensors are part of your emissions system and read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in the exhaust. Based upon this reading, this information is relayed to the car's ECU...
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My car won't accelerate in D5 or D4, I have to shift manually
This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission...
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My car won't start up
This can be caused by many different things, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Could it be the pressure line of the power steering fluid?
Hello there. Power steering fluid leaks are a common problem with your particular vehicle. When there is a leak in the power steering system, once the fluid level drops too far, the power steering pump is not able to provide...
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I can't change the temp on the passengers side thermostat control
Hello. Climate control issues can be electrical or mechanical. Ask yourself the following questions, does the climate control show that the adjustment has been made, and the actual temperature doesn't adjust? Or does the climate control not register that the...
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Brake Replacement
Brake pads is one of the "you get what you pay for" areas. When you go to your parts supplier and ask for brake pads, he will usually quote you several options, often with a wide range of prices. Here...
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Acura Shift Lock Solenoid
Of course the shift lock is there for your safety. So anything you do to override it means you wont be protected from shifting into gear by accident. In that respect it may be better for you to push the...
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Which oil should I put in?
After checking the oil specifications for your engine you are correct about the 5w20 weight oil. Newer engines in a lot of vehicles now use and recommend the 5w20 or 0w20 oils. Your vehicles engine uses 5W20 only. The parts...

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