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A.c. system
Hi there. It is quite possible that the AC compressor seized before you completed the head gasket service. In most cases, a head gasket is replaced and heads rebuilt and machined due to an overheating incident. This may have damaged...
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Throttle Body
Hi There, As you might know, the throttle body is the component in your vehicle's intake system that controls the mixture of fuel and air intake into the engine. There are various other components that also work in conjunction with...
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I have a 2003 Acura TL type S and it is experiencing starting issues. The spark plugs have been replaced with NGK plugs and the co
Hi there. The Acura has an ignition control module, but I would suspect that your starting issues in hotter weather are fuel system related and not with the ignition system. As the weather heats, the ability for fuel and air...
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Hi, I need to replace the battery of my 1999 e320 wagon. Is the mega tron battery from interstatebatteries a good replacement.
Personally, I'm a fan of Interstate Batteries. I've used them in all my cars and trucks for the last 35 years. When you go to change your battery, It's helpful to use a device to keep the car's electrical system...
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My 2006 Acura TL gear shift will not move what could be wrong
Hi there. The The vehicle stability assist (VSA) Off light is located on the instrument panel and illuminates whenever the VSA system is deactivated. When the VSA system is reactivated, the light will disappear. In general, when the ! light...
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Intermittent loud hissing ( pressure relief?) sound and white smoke from pass side of engine
Hi there. It is quite possible that your radiator cap is damaged or you have a loose AC connection line that is not properly tightened. It would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete a smoke coming...
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I just put in a new aftermarket radio into my girls Acura TL 2005 and I connected the harness's together correctly but no sound
Hi there. A common problem that occurs when installing aftermarket stereo systems is a fuse or electrical relay breaks. This can easily occur if the car battery was not removed during the service. I would verify all fuses and electrical...
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Where is the orifice tube on a 99 Isuzu rodeo
Your vehicle uses a thermostatic expansion valve, rather than an orifice tube, to meter refrigerant into the evaporator. This expansion valve is in the plastic case that contains the evaporator coil under the dash. You have to remove the evaporator...
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2002 isuzu rodeo blower motor not working. Appears to not have ground. when grounded to chasis I get the motor to run but only in
The ground in your application is probably switched on and off through a controller assembly which also varies the fan speed. Obviously the motor is working when you apply full battery voltage but there is a controller in the circuit...
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05 acura tl wont crank till the third time trying?
If the problem occurred right after the service, there might be a connection. If the timing belt were not correct I would expect to see a check engine light, so that's probably not the case. But there might be a...
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What repair do I need. The sensor says "Break Wear, go to Service"
The brakes should be inspected. If the pads are worn below the service limit, typically around 1-2 mm of friction material, the mechanic will let you know. If the brake pads are replaced, the brake rotors must be re-surfaced or...
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Need a quote on fixing broken valves in engine.
Hi there. Unfortunately, cylinder head rebuilding is not a service we offer at YourMechanic.com. So we would be unable to offer a price estimate for the services you are needing.
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Car is in drive but when I hit the gas pedal it does not go forward
If the engine speeds up, but the car does not move, it is possible that the shift linkage is maladjusted and thus the car is not actually in drive gear. That can be checked. Other possibilities are that the transmission...
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My car AC blows cold air when the car is moving but when I'm at a red right it starts blowing warm air.
When the car is moving, versus stopped, there is more air flow over the condenser (the heat exchanger in front of the radiator) and that airflow is essential to system operation. To maintain airflow when the car is in stop...
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Mercedes-Benz e320 won't go in first gear
Hi there. Typically when the transmission will not shift out of first gear it is due to either an obstruction of transmission fluid in the hydraulic lines inside the transmission or a shift sensor / torque converter problem. If you...
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Where is my starter on my 98 Honda Acura 3.2 Tl
Hi there. You might want to watch this video on replacing the starter on a similar 3.2 liter V-6 on a 2003 Acura - which has the starter located the same as your 98. If you determine that you'd rather...
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Radio won't turn off whole car is one. No lights are working on the radio console. None of the buttons are functioning
Hello, thank you for writing in. While checking your fuses is never a bad idea, specially with this many miles, it is most likely an issue with the radio itself. You can try swapping out the deck for a different...
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Motor mounts
Hi There, As you may know, motor mounts are steel mounted brackets that secure the motor and transmission to the chassis of the vehicle. They have rubber internals in them to help isolate engine vibration from being transmitted to the...
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On my acura tl 2005 my engine light turned on what will cause my light to be on ?
Hi there. The engine or warning lights will be triggered anytime a sensor detects an error somewhere in the engine, transmission or driveline system; including brakes, axles and even tire pressure. If an auto parts store indicated that the code...
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Would you recommend 05'ish Acura TL's w/good maintenance history as a good option for a used car?
Hi there. Acura's tend to do quite well - especially when the service record is exceptional. One thing that many people forget is that an Acura is essentially an upscale Honda, as the components are typically the same in each...

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