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Steering wheel Problem
Your vehicle is equipped with electric power steering. Failure of the steering wheel to return, and re-center itself, can be caused by vehicle misalignment (in particular, caster is off), damage to the suspension, or faults in the electric power steering...
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What is the Estimated cost for parts and labor for an alternator for a 2008 Acura TL Type-S?
Hi there. When the battery light comes on, chances are there’s not actually a problem with your battery. Usually it’s a problem with the system that keeps your battery charged ranging from the alternator, voltage regulator, or perhaps worn out...
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When accelerating my steering wheel shimmers, like a slight wobble only while accelerating
Failure of the outer CV joints would more likely cause audible clicking or clunking on turns and not vibration. And, if the rubber boots are intact on the driveshafts (especially on the outer CV joints), it is not likely there...
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Turned a corner and must have accelerated too fast
It sounds like you broke a CV Joint. The CV joint is a ball and groove affair that allows the axles to transmit power to the front wheels. If it fails, it usually happens when you are in a sharp...
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How do I replace alternator on Acura 2007
Prior to contemplating replacement of the alternator, of course be sure that it has a mechanical (usually bearing) failure and/or is not charging at the factory specified voltage. Before servicing the vehicle, make sure you have the anti-theft code for...
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Car won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the vehicle would not start. If the battery is suspect, and you know it is working and properly connected, then there is a strong chance the starter or the...
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Why is my passenger tire sunk in alittle? could it be the lower control arm?
Worn or broken control arm bushings, a faulty ball joint, damage to the steering knuckle and strut, misalignment, a weak or broken coil spring, and so forth are all possible causes of what you are seeing. The noise could be...
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Acura sounds like...
Hi there. We're not quite clear on what you are referring to when you state that the "Acura sounds like it's accelerating at 40 mph and up". If you mean the RPM is higher than it should be, it's possible...
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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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