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I have a 2006 Acura TL it's leaking green fluid and running hot
You should not let the engine get low on coolant until the leak is identified and fixed. You may have a water pump or radiator leaking. You should have the cooling system pressure tested to locate the leak in the...
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Confirming the parts for 2003 Acura TL
Hello Danielle. Thanks for contacting us this evening. I've forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department, so they can review the mechanics notes from your appointment and verify the right recommended repairs in comparison to your inquiry. They...
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No on answered my question already submitted and when you respond with "someone will get back to you" it closes out the question.
Hi Danielle. Thanks again for the inquiry. The platform you are using to contact us goes to us - the professional mechanics to answer repair and maintenance questions. We don't have access to previous customer files - which is why...
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Car misfire
Leaking fuel injectors are a possibility - they can be tested - but such is not as common as worn out spark plugs. Are the spark plugs "old"? If, say, the spark plugs have 75,000 miles on them, I would...
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Fix it or trade it in?
Hi Jessica. Thanks for contacting us today. My general rule of thumb is that if the cost of repair or service is more than half of the blue book value of the vehicle, then trade-in is the best economic option....
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Two lights came on today at the same time: check emission system and check VSA system
The check emissions system may be related to many different things such as a problem with an oxygen sensor not reading the exhaust gases properly, a problem with the evaporative emissions system or potentially bad gas cap. The best option...
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Noise after timing belt and water pump replaced
It is certainly possible that something could have gone wrong during the repair. The best thing to do in this situation is to return to the mechanic who did the repairs and ask them to give your vehicle as second...
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Brand New battery in Acura TL went dead after car was sitting for 3 days .could it be a bad alternator?
Aleissa. Thanks for contacting us today. When a new battery goes dead after replacement, it's typically due to the alternator being damaged or one of the charging cables not working correctly. In regards to the security alarm, this might be...
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speed cuts off when accelerator pushed. Gives code 730
Hi Abe. Thanks for contacting us today. P-0730 is the OBD-II generic code for an incorrect gear ratio detected in an automatic transmission. The ratio of a combination of engine speed and throttle position and the speed of the transmission...
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My tail-brake lights are not working, but my top brake light is working, and the taillights are on when the headlights are on
Since the third brake light works your brake light switch is good. This vehicle has a rear brake light out sensor module in the left rear of the trunk that needs to be checked to see if brake signal is...
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When the car is started cold, it rises to normal operating temperature within 60 to 90 seconds. What could cause this?
I think you may have an instrumentation problem. It's really unlikely that your engine could warm up that quickly when started from cold. Normally it would take at least 3 to five minutes. As for the transmission and catalyst heating...
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Can't get alternator back on after taken it off my Acura 1999 3.2 tl
On some alternators there is a bolt hole that has a small slide sleeve that needs to be tapped lightly to open the top bolt hole spacing more open to get alternator back on. If you still have an issue...
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Can I have ur email to send u a few pics
Hi Michael. Unfortunately, we're not able to receive images through this platform and our mobile mechanics complete onsite inspections to determine repairs. If you want to make a video and post a link through this platform, that would allow us...
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05 acura tl automatic will not accelerate and move. rpm going wild and revs. what is the cause?
The first thing to do is to see if the transmission fluid is full? If it is full, then you may have an internal transmission problem and will need further diagnosis to determine the cause by a transmission mechanic like...
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Bad engine vibration
The engine may have a vibration after engine mounts are replaced due to the mounts are in a bind. You will need to loosen the motor mounts and rock the engine back and forth and then tighten the mounts back...
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Coolant fans
Hi Bill, It sounds like you may have a bad relay or potentially the fan motor itself may be at the beginning stages of failing. When tapping on it like this, that usually allows the contacts to be made for...
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USB connection problem for Acura TL 2009
Hello, thank you for writing in. First, make sure the USB cord you are using is in good condition. Even if it is not psychically damaged on the outside, the connection inside the conduit could be disconnected or damaged. The...
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My acura wont excellrate after i changed the fuel pump
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having one of several issues. First, if you replaced the fuel filter (as should always be done when the fuel pump is changed), you need to make sure it is...
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My automatic transmission wont shift gears. It is stuck in neutral
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you cannot physically move the shifter passed neutral and into drive, then there is likely more stuck in the way. You will want to keep digging until you have removed all of the...

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