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i just had my alternator replaced 3 months ago and know my car is doing the same thing it was before. I took and had my battery fu
Once the car is running, the alternator can be tested. The battery will have to be re-charged and be sure that the battery actually passed a load test which is a specialized test of battery condition. That test is necessary...
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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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...
Car pulls to the left. Also my car fell from the left side and everything on the left side Suspension got replace and got a new l
First make sure all the tires are same size with same amount of wear and tire pressures are all the same. This can cause pull problem. If all this is good then you will need to have the front end...
I was parking in a lot where there was snow and I came out of the parking lot and my vsa light turn on
If the VSA (vehicle stability assist) light is presently on, that means that a malfunction, typically electrical in origin, has disabled the VSA system. There will be stored trouble codes and a mechanic can access those codes and then perform...
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...
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.
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...
To your knowledge, does the PCM ever have to be reset?
The PCM is not typically reset in most service, including transmission replacement, on your vehicle. If your transmission has adaptive shifting, the "new" shift points will be learned by the computer as you normally use the car without any required...
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...
My question is to Tim, the mechanic who answered my question. Follow up to starter problem.
The steel frame of your vehicle is the ground "circuit". Several wires, at least one very large one, from the negative terminal of the battery are connected directly to the steel frame of the car as well as to the...
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...
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...
I have multiple misfires going with just about every cylinder. What do I do?
The problem may be the spark plugs, wires or coils causing the problem and would need to be checked. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic diagnose what one or all of these are causing the misfire since...
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...
I would like to know if there is a special tool to remove the flex plate?
Be sure the car is securely and fully supported by steel jack (safety) stands. Hydraulic jacks are intended only for lifting purposes and not to support anything because a hydraulic jack has internal rubber seals that can fail without ANY...
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...
My car A/C is not cooling. It is filled with refrigerant and the clutch is engaging.
There are innumerable things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your location, pinpoint the fault and get...
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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