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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Acura TL
The The 2012 Acura TL has softened features, great fuel economy, and an overall fresh feel compared to past model years. The interior has an elegant and sporty feel to it making it comfortable to ride in. Furthermore, it costs...

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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...
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Window off track
I have seen this issue before. This is usually caused by a regulator that is broken. The regulator is the mechanism the window is attached to. It is what actually makes the window go up and down. If the regulator...
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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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Seat heater not working.
Having an inoperative heated seat is not out of the ordinary. Most times the heater grid in the seat goes bad. Generally this happens over time just due to the fact that getting in and out of the seat flexes...
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No heat at idle
If the thermostat is not open yet then the thermostat will not let enough fluid to flow into the heater core. You should have both heater hoses into the heater core hot when idling. You should let the engine run...
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No brake pressure
Hi there. If the brakes were working fine prior to replacing these parts then you may have air trapped in the system or the calipers may not be functioning correctly. I would first make sure that the calipers are installed...
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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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My tail-brake lights are not working, but my top brake light is working, and the taillights are on when the headlights are on
There is wiring in the trunk to the brake lights and if the wiring is exposed yes it is possible to damage the circuit, thus causing the outage that you are writing in about. In any event, a problem such...
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Gear shift lever sticking in park
You have a shift lock problem with your car. Most of the time, this is caused by the shift interlock solenoid is failing, but I have also seen the shifter assembly break internally and cause it to bind. I typically...
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Engine misfiring
On a modern car such as yours, the Check Engine Light should come on for a misfire. There is a technical service bulletin (TSB) # 11-007 which states the front engine mount can cause vibration and knocking from the engine...
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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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Cold start issues
Hello. A no start condition can be caused by many things. If you believe that the engine is flooding and then there is likely an issue with the vehicle's fuel or engine management systems that are causing the problems. If...
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Car overheats after replacing radiator
While there could be a few different causes that could lead to a vehicle overheating after a repair, it sounds like your Acura TL may have had an issue where air was left in the cooling system after the radiator...
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Brake pedal going all the way to the floor.
The pedal going down to the floor usually indicates a loss of hydraulic pressure. Possible causes include a leaking brake hose, a dysfunctional caliper, or a wheel cylinder. Also a master cylinder leaking either externally or internally will cause the...
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Brake Pad Replacement
Hello. I will be glad to answer your question about your 2012 Acura. Brake pads are replaced when the friction material is worn down to 1-2 mm. There is no published, or perhaps even known, "average" amount of mileage that...
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Air conditioning is noisy and slow to blow cold
Hello,From the description provided, there seems to be two different scenarios behind the problems being experienced by your Acura’s air conditioner. Though the information is limited I can try and guide you in the right direction to why that is....
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AC is not blowing cold air
Hi. Generally, a silvery look to the oil indicates metal particles in the oil system. If this occurred when the oil compressor failed and the system was not thoroughly flushed, then the metal particles can wear the pistons and walls...
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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.
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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...
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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...

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