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There is no power to my power windows. The motors are not broken.
Hello. If all of the windows stopped working at the same time, then there is a power supply problem. It can be as simple as a main switch or it may be the control module. I usually start by checking...
The ABS and VSS lights are on!
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
Stalls out when I put in drive p1729
Given your mileage, it is likely the throttle body and idle air controller need cleaning. It is also possible the throttle position sensor (which communicates with the transmission) may also be failing. This would seem more likely since your replacement...
Lowering my car
Lowering your car impacts numerous functional areas of your suspension (amount of flexibility when driving over a bump), steering (reducing the steering angle available, or interference of the tire with bodywork), brakes, suspension alignment (and tire life!), reduced ground clearance...
After being driven for 20 minutes and parked for 1 hour, the car won't idle after restarting. What is a possible cause of this?
If the vehicle drives fine when cold and starts showing issues after the engine warms up, there may be a problem with the idle air control system. Another possibility is a gasket that may seal fine when the car is...
Car is still overheating - 2006 Acura TL
There is no bleed screw on the 2nd generation TLs. Bleed the cooling system with the nose of the car higher than the rear if possible let it heat up at an idle until the thermostat opens and allow all...
Where is the heater control valve located?
The heater control valve is located in the engine compartment, on the firewall. From the illustration, it appears to be either in the middle of the firewall, towards the top, or on the passenger side. There will be a couple...
Fuel rail sensor faulty or fuel pressure too high
Hello there, a check engine light for too high of fuel pressure is unusual with your 2009 Audi Q5. There are one 2 possible faults going on. Either the fuel pressure is too high, or the fuel pressure sensor is...
My car is pouring coolant out does a bad water pump pour coolant out
It can, but there are many parts of the cooling system that can do this. If it is the water pump, the coolant or water will be coming from the front of the motor and behind the timing cover. The...
What is the specific torque for the rod bearing of a 2001 Acura 3.2 TL?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Acura TL.According to AllData, the specifications are: Connecting Rod Bolt Torque 20 N-m (2.0 kgf-cm, 14 lbf-ft) If you end up needing any help with your vehicle, consider YourMechanic, as one of...
When driving and going over 55 mph the car starts shaking like it is going to cut off.
Hi there! There are several reasons why your TL can act this way. First off, if this behavior is predominantly after the car has been sitting overnight or longer, it can be the result of "flat-spotting" - the low profile...
One rear wheel warmer than the other, making scraping squeaking noise, started to vibrate when going faster
Hey there. It sounds like the hub may not have been pressed all the way into the bearing on installation. It's an easy mistake to make. Pressing in the hub takes a tremendous amount of force so it's sometimes hard...
Wheel fitment
Hi there: The two links are great info, but not enough for us to make a good recommendation. Audi has different stock OEM tire size packages for different editions. Anytime you are changing from one wheel to another, there are...
Egrcode multiple cylinders misfire
The most likely issue in this situation is with the EGR valve. Problems with the EGR system can lead to misfires. The exact problem with the EGR will need to be diagnosed with some further testing. The EGR valve itself...
How to replace thermostat in a 2000 rodeo
Usually the upper radiator hose connects to the thermostat housing. You will want to drain the cooling system first. Then, disconnect the upper radiator hose from the engine side. After that, you will want to remove the bolts from the...
EGG code p0400, multiple cylinder misfire, removed and cleaned egr and pipe with no change
Hi there. The P0400 EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) valve code may not be a valve not working. This code description is a EGR flow malfunction. The fact that your vehicle has multiple cylinder misfires leads me to believe the valve...
Fixing a cradle
Hello there. Replacing the subframe in your 2003 Acura TL is a very extensive job. The subframe is not something that is normally replaced, unless it was damaged in a collision. If the subframe is damaged due to a collision,...
My car has an electrical system issue, loses power, and stalls
Hi there. These situations can be caused by a number of things and can be frustrating. From my experience with this vehicle, it is usually caused by a bad ignition switch. It can also be a bad main relay or...
Automatic transmission
Hello. This is a very robust transmission, as your advanced mileage demonstrates! The downshift issue you have described is likely either the governor (possibly a broken spring?), internal to the transmission, or an issue related to the throttle position sensor,...
How much gas do I have when running on empty for my Acura?
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Your car has a 17.2 gallon fuel tank which is broken down to 15.2 gallons of use and 2 gallons reserve. After 15.2 gallons are used, the fuel gauge should read E for...

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