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06-25-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By TheSauceBoss

I knew coming to this thread was a mistake

I knew coming to this thread was a mistake
06-25-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,673
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I love Honda/Acura, my family works for R&D and...

I love Honda/Acura, my family works for R&D and I've had a great experience working at an Acura dealership myself.....but that being said, Acura has a bad habit of over-promising and...
06-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Can you 100% confirm that it is indeed the rack?...

Can you 100% confirm that it is indeed the rack? I know the PS pumps in these cars tend to go bad quicker than the racks themselves....especially if you say the rack isn't leaking.

There are...
06-15-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By TheSauceBoss

[DIY] Replacing right and left axles on 04-06 5AT TL

After a couple of years now of participating on this site, I figured I should at least document a process I've worked on.

There wasn't a direct guide (with pics) relating to the 5AT TL, so I had...
06-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By TheSauceBoss

When things seem too good to be true, they often...

When things seem too good to be true, they often are. Those few pics make it look clean, but the fact that the seller has not provided a detailed description, along with 4 mediocre-angled pics makes...
06-05-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Thanks for the reminder - I am past due for a new...

Thanks for the reminder - I am past due for a new battery, as I believe the sticker on mine is 2011 :tomato:

Fortunately, I haven't experienced any of the issues you mentioned, let alone ever...
06-04-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By TheSauceBoss

As it's been stated before, it's a material...

As it's been stated before, it's a material defect. Really doesn't matter what conditions the car is in (though climate and treatment may add or remove lifespan of the dash) because it's going to...
06-03-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

OEM axle was at my doorstep yesterday. 160k on...

OEM axle was at my doorstep yesterday. 160k on it, and it didn't come with the harmonic stabilizer donut thing. So now I'm questioning whether or not it even was a true OEM from an 05 automatic...
05-29-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yeah, the part numbers and differences in...

Yeah, the part numbers and differences in pricing/compatibility were pretty confusing throughout my searches today.

I think I'm going ebay. Found some relatively low mileage OEM ones. And once I...
04-05-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I didn't even think of that - I think that's a...

I didn't even think of that - I think that's a great idea. I have the tools and the time, along with coworkers who have trans rebuild experience. Would definitely be a good skill to have. Thanks for...
06-29-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,585
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yeah that second set of pics is concerning. If...

Yeah that second set of pics is concerning. If you're in michigan, check out the Columbus, OH craigslist. There's always a million TL's up for sale (considering they were built at the Marysville...
06-19-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By TheSauceBoss

As an '06 owner with 170k on my original...

As an '06 owner with 170k on my original transmission :eek:

Did you keep up with fluid changes? Ever change the pressure switches?

But to answer your original question, frankjnjr pretty much...
05-22-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By TheSauceBoss

The fact that it turns on at all makes me think...

The fact that it turns on at all makes me think that it is indeed the bulb and not the ballast, but either way, you ought to switch the dysfunctional bulb with the opposite side working bulb and see...
05-11-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,413
Posted By TheSauceBoss

*Curly blocks eye-poke* *still gets slapped...

*Curly blocks eye-poke*

*still gets slapped in the face by Moe*
04-30-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Try a battery disconnect for a few minutes then...

Try a battery disconnect for a few minutes then go back into the settings like you did in the video and see if that allows you to change it.

Or just wait until November then your clock will be...
04-26-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By TheSauceBoss

He's dead, Jim..... Unfortunately (just...

He's dead, Jim.....

Unfortunately (just based on your short explanation of RPM spikes it sounds exactly like a transmission failure where it continuously hikes up the RPM trying to catch a gear......
01-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yeah its a decent amount of work to remove the...

Yeah its a decent amount of work to remove the navi covers (mostly just going slow to be careful). Here's a main thread.
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01-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Fortunately for you this is a very common problem...

Fortunately for you this is a very common problem associated with the generally faulty HFL (handsfreelink) system in these cars. Long story short, the system always draws a current, typically leaving...
12-21-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Hmm... I mean the cost of parts for those is like...

Hmm... I mean the cost of parts for those is like $500 total, I'm not sure if you have the means to install those yourself but I would assume labor would be pretty significant. Rack and pinion isn't...
12-12-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Is it just one bulb? Buy the oem part(s) off...

Is it just one bulb?

Buy the oem part(s) off the internet or have them ordered through a dealership.

Personally, I would install them myself, as it is essentially plug-and-play, but dropping...
12-05-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By TheSauceBoss

https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-audio-bluetooth...

https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-audio-bluetooth-electronics-navigation-94/very-detailed-install-viper-5901-remote-start-706816/

That should cover basically everything you want to know - for the...
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yeah i remember that too, i was looking for one...

Yeah i remember that too, i was looking for one but unfortunately I don't think these units are the same tray-style like those old ones were
11-30-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By TheSauceBoss

This can easily be accomplished by purchasing 2...

This can easily be accomplished by purchasing 2 cans of Folgers light roast, dumping all the coffee in the trash, then affixing a can to each exhaust tip.
11-26-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By TheSauceBoss

A common echo to hear on these forums is...

A common echo to hear on these forums is maintenance before mods. Make sure your 105k mile service for the timing belt/water pump/spark plugs/wires etc. has been done. Fortunately you have a stronger...
11-13-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Instead of telling you that I always use...

Instead of telling you that I always use synthetic Castrol and K&N oil filters, I'm gonna be the guy that says be prepared with the right tools. Inspect your drain bolt crush washer (These can be...
08-17-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yes, it is a serpentine

Yes, it is a serpentine
05-30-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,406
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Hey there. After all this, I actually just bought...

Hey there. After all this, I actually just bought the OEM Acura DW-1 transmission fluid haha...

As Horseshoez above stated, there is no concrete evidence for using anything other than what Acura...
05-19-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,406
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Hmm, so it looks like the best thing to do is...

Hmm, so it looks like the best thing to do is just use Honda ATF and change often.
05-15-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,628
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Untreated metals/alloys will always rust with...

Untreated metals/alloys will always rust with age...I'd say it's normal, unless something has corroded to the point where it affects the functionality of it.

Is it possible that just that area is...
05-08-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Strange....your alternator should have charged...

Strange....your alternator should have charged the battery when you were "driving for awhile just fine" previously....but if it's dead on a re-start, it would seem to me that just the battery itself...
04-24-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Sounds like #2 is a good choice...it's good...

Sounds like #2 is a good choice...it's good you're planning to do a fluid refresh right before you put her away. Do you have any more info on the storage option? Is it climate controlled? If it's...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Thank you both for the references to HeelToe,...

Thank you both for the references to HeelToe, they look very promising!




I'm assuming that the difference between the amps is a differentiation in channel power (with the bass one having...
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