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Acura TSX 2005 "stuck" while driving
It sounds like this may be related to the tear in the intake you are describing. If there is an intake air leak, this creates a intake pressure imbalance which can create a loss of power or intermittent power problems....
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Acura TSX 2005 "surging"?
Hi there. Unfortunately, the folks saying it's 100% the air filter or 100% the transmission are likely both wrong. In many cases, an issue you are talking about could be caused by BOTH, a slipping transmission AND a vacuum leak....
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Jumper cables crossed.The car wouldn't start. Found it was a fuse that blew which we replaced. The car turned on but then we had t
If you are very lucky, you may just need a battery. When you cross the jumper cables, you can do a lot of damage in the blink of an eye. If it just trashes the alternator and the battery, you...
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Can I drive my 2004 Acura TSX with a bad AC compressor
Hello. Depending on what is wrong with the compressor will determine if it can be driven with it. If the compressor is simply not functioning and cooling the vehicle then you would be fine to drive it. If the pulley...
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I have a 2010 Acura tsx and my drivers side headlight went out. it turned pink first while fading but now is completely out. I nee
Hi there. The headlights for Acura's tend to be rather pricey for some reason I still haven't figured out yet. However, you can request to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a headlight...
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I have an Acura TSX (' 94 I believe) it has about 120,000 miles on it. The steering was tightening up and a few other issues wer
Hi there. One thing to remember is that each vehicle is unique, as are the locations that offer this service. Pricing will always vary based on location, competition and the type of mechanic or facility completing this repair. In general,...
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Clicking Sound
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The...
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I have to replace the alternator on a 2007 Acura TSX - car won't start without replacing it. Car is at the dealership and they ha
If you fully charge the battery, you can start the car and drive it home assuming you live close to the dealership. That is a useful option because using YourMechanic's on-line calculator for your year, make and model, the cost...
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No power, used a working battery car won't start
Check for a failed or inadequate battery ground at the body. If the battery is used, to determine the battery's condition it must be load tested. If the battery passes a load test, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security...
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What would cause coolant to be splashed on the engine and you hear a air sound while the car is running?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first component that comes to mind is the water pump. It is one of the most common places to develop a leak. It may also spray out of that area, or drip down...
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I paid 400 cash for all front and back rotors and brakes to be replaced at a local mechanic shop. Is that a fair price?
Hi there. Actually, $400 for front and rear brakes, including new rotors and pads is a very good price. Let us know if you have any problems with the brake system and we'll send somebody to you to complete an...
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Smoke boiling from under the hood, says "check Emission system" and "check VSA"
The VSA system is the "Vehicle Stability Assist" system, which is essentially your vehicle's traction control system and ABS systems. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Idk
Hello, thank you for writing in. When a vehicle has alternator issues, the entire car is forced to run off of the battery. As you can imagine, this stresses out the battery and can cause it to prematurely fail. Start...
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Hi , my Acura TSX 2010 has 61000miles when do I have to change timing belt and water pump? Thanks
Hi there. Generally speaking, Acura recommends replacing the timing belt and water pump on their 2.4 liter four-cylinder engines at 80,000 miles. However, among the two, the water pump tends to wear out quicker and show signs of damage. If...
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I have new rotors all around but car shakes when I reach 40 per hour
Shaking or vibrating at high speeds is often times related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end, failing suspension components or ball joints. When any of these things are not...
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Cold start issue.starts after few cranks after sitting idle for 15 hours.starts immediately after 10 hours.New battery & starter
Your engine has variable valve timing and uses oil pressure to work this system in the engine. It will not work correct and can cause starting issues if you are not using the correct 5w30 oil in the engine. The...
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Do i need a gasket for a transmission change or just fluid and filter
Hi Anthony. Thanks for contacting us today. The best advice I can offer here is to purchase a transmission filter replacement kit at a local auto parts store or online - specifically for your vehicle. I don't believe this year...
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I got an error message that says check fuel cap, but I cannot open the fuel door.
The fuel door may be stuck due to a cable, latch, or hinge fault. If you request service, the responding certified mechanic will pinpoint the fault and get it resolved for you right at your location. If you have further...
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How much to install a turbo and tune to my 2012 Acura TSX? I'll supply a 500$ eBay turbo kit and hoping for like less than 10psi
Hello. This is a system that needs to be installed by a shop that specializes in this. A failure to do so can cause some serious failures in the engine and in the new parts that you purchased.
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car shakes when AC is on,or when I get to red light it will start shaking even if the AC is not on. Its a Acura tsx 2006 159mi
Assuming there is no serious mechanical problem, such as uneven cylinder compression, you have either an engine management fault, that is a deficiency in the ignition, fuel or air induction systems, or possibly faulty motor mounts. To check for engine-mount...

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