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my ml 320 has some noise along the serpentine belt passing thru pulleys my OBD 2 diagnises code P0221 which is for Throttle pedal
These problems are not related. But both problems are quite common on your model car. Your P0221 code refers to the throttle position sensor; a sensor that detects the amount that the throttle itself is open. You might not notice...
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TRANSMISSION WONT SHIFT INTO PARK, REVERSE OR DRIVE STUCK IN NEUTRAL
A couple of things to look into. First, the brake light switch. Besides signaling the brake lights to work, the brake light switch communicates with the anti-lock brake system as well as the shifter and ignition locks. If the brake...
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Won't start, no power
Hi there. When you turn the key and nothing happens, it is possible that either the battery is dead, the ignition relay is damaged or the ignition switch is damaged. Try to jump start the car correctly with another car....
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Car won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the vehicle would not start. If the battery is suspect, and you know it is working and properly connected, then there is a strong chance the starter or the...
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Why is my passenger tire sunk in alittle? could it be the lower control arm?
Worn or broken control arm bushings, a faulty ball joint, damage to the steering knuckle and strut, misalignment, a weak or broken coil spring, and so forth are all possible causes of what you are seeing. The noise could be...
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Acura sounds like...
Hi there. We're not quite clear on what you are referring to when you state that the "Acura sounds like it's accelerating at 40 mph and up". If you mean the RPM is higher than it should be, it's possible...
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My AC will not blow air.
Hello, The blower moto resistor is what controls the speed of the motor rather than the power to the motor. This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear...
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DO YOU USE GENUINE PARTS FOR OXYGEN SENSOR PARTS TO REPLACE
Hi there. Yes, you can request that we use genuine parts. And yes, we do come to your location to perform the service. Your request is being forwarded to customer service for more information. Please have your vehicle make, model,...
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Blown Head gasket or just overfilled transmission fluid?
Hi There, Transmission fluid should not have any impact on any smoke coming out of the exhaust. Chances are, if you drove the vehicle without the serpentine belt for any distance, the motor would have overheated to a critical point...
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ESP defective and engine turns off.
Hi there. Trying to diagnose mechanical issues in extreme cold weather you appear to be enduring is nearly impossible without being there to physically check a few common parts. The ESP stability control applies the brakes to the right rear...
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Will using the incorrect ATF on my car cause sensors to fail
With regard to the 2003 Acura TL Honda states in the Owner's Manual, "Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). If it is not available, you may use a DEXRON III automatic transmission fluid as a temporary replacement. However, continued...
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My car won't start sometimes It makes a clicking noise but when i disconnect and reconnect the battey it starts
It is very likely that your battery cables might be corroded or loose; requiring replacement. Anytime you remove the cables and it starts up; it's typically because the battery cables are loose or damaged. I'd recommend replacing the cables first;...
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Climate control fan is no longer adjustable.
The blower motor resistor would be the most common cause. The resistor varies voltage to the blower in order to vary speed. If the resistor is shorted, this can typically cause the blower to work on certain speeds and not...
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Parking brake warning
Be sure the warning light pertains only to the parking brake and not, in addition, the brake fluid level. If the warning light pertains only to the parking brake system, that system has a switch that could be sticking in...
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I have a 2003 CTS and when I take a turn it's making like a popping noise.
The noise could be coming from the struts or the suspension. Check all of the bushings and bolts to the struts and the suspension and see if anything is loose causing the front wheels to move around when turning. Repair...
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Check engine light is on for a O2 Sensor-high voltage
Hello. Usually a high-voltage O2 sensor check engine light code will be caused by a faulty O2 sensor itself. Though at times it can be caused by other issues such as shorted wiring, a leaking vacuum line, or even a...
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The check engine light is on. P0158 code!
Hi there. I think you'll find this article on the P-0158 OBD-II error code helpful, as it will explain common causes, solutions and symptoms related to the code.
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VSA Light still coming on after replacing the brakes.
Check the brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir and see if its low. If the fluid is low then top it off with Dot 3 brake fluid and see if the light goes out. If the brake fluid is...
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Clicking sound from brakes
Hi There, This can happen for a number of reasons, but is usually related to a brake pad being installed incorrectly or potentially a loose brake caliper. I would suggest taking a look at the springs, shims and clips that...
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My car will not start
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter relay or possibly a bad clutch safety switch. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the...

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