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Old 06-12-2019, 09:54 PM
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2012 Acura TL 3.5 Cold start noise

My 2012 Acura TL has 120,000 miles on it. I notice the first start of the day or cold start after a few seconds it makes a rattle noise. I have already done these maintenance a couple of months ago a trans flush , new serpentine belt, new battery and spark plugs. I attached a video the noise is at 10 seconds in. Please let me know if anyone knows what part could be causing this noise. Thanks
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Old 06-13-2019, 12:26 PM
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Can anyone provide some help or suggestions Thanks
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Can't really hear a noise in the video but after a cold start does it sound somewhat like a bubbling rattling noise coming from the left front of the vehicle? If so when was the last time the transmission filter was changed?
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Old 06-13-2019, 01:34 PM
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2 months ago it had a trans flush , new serpentine belt, new battery and spark plugs according to the service records. I just recently bought it. The noise is at the 10 second mark it is a little hard to hear but its there.
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A trans flush and a transmission filter replacement are two different things. You need to have the transmission filter changed. You can order it off of amazon for around $25 and it isn't too difficult to change as long as you are handy. The filter is actually directly below the battery tray. Do a search here for transmission filter change and you should find a bunch of information.
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I didn't realize that i called the dealer and they said they don't normally change the filter with the trans oil change. I was surprised that's not automatically done. I will change it and see if it fixes the issue. Thanks
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I just changed mine a couple weeks ago, if you run into any issues like the fact that the battery tray has a hidden bolt underneath it let me know, Iíll give any tips or advice I can
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See TSB 14-049 - Gurgle or Chirp from Under Hood at Cold Start-Up in the 2012 TSB thread.
https://acurazine.com/forums/fourth-...letins-945428/
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Thanks everyone, I will update the status once i change the filter to let you know if it worked.
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Great info, I get the same gurgle sound briefly on cold starts.
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