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Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By Turbonut

There's the problem for the novice. That might...

There's the problem for the novice. That might take him 1.5 hours just getting them out!
07-17-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By Turbonut

As he seemed to disregard my $12 metallic pad...

As he seemed to disregard my $12 metallic pad install to remove buildup, just agreed with his choice, but as he stated he will sell the car,
don't know why he wouldn't purchase the cheapest parts...
07-12-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,959
Posted By Turbonut

Gotcha though!!!!!!

Gotcha though!!!!!!
07-05-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By Turbonut

Here's a short version from the FSM: Remove the...

Here's a short version from the FSM:
Remove the door panel
Lower glass
Remove cover behind inside handle then screws
Remove stopper/screw
Remove panel starting at rear and pull upward and...
06-27-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By Turbonut

Since purchase, 2004 A/T, and for the last 14...

Since purchase, 2004 A/T, and for the last 14 years have always used Premium, but in January this year thought I'd switch to Costco regular, why pay the extra. There have been numerous threads on the...
06-23-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 90,507
Posted By Turbonut

Hope they found the problem after 5 years.

Hope they found the problem after 5 years.
06-19-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Turbonut

Full system 1.16 US qt (1.1L) Reservoir .33 US...

Full system 1.16 US qt (1.1L)
Reservoir .33 US qt. (.31L)
06-10-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By Turbonut

Like the sneaks!

Like the sneaks!
06-10-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By Turbonut

Spend $130??? If you don't think Dorman (lifetime...

Spend $130??? If you don't think Dorman (lifetime warranty) is a quality part, go to RockAuto and take your pick. One must be cautious when choosing aftermarket parts, but a window motor/regulator is...
05-13-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Turbonut

Just remember that it not only is a heater, but...

Just remember that it not only is a heater, but cooler also. The trans temp can rise above the coolant temp and the "warmer" helps in reverse to cool it down.
05-06-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Turbonut

Transmission warmer-internal leak (19430-RCA-A51)

Transmission warmer-internal leak (19430-RCA-A51)
04-24-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By Turbonut

Never personally checked them, but years ago a...

Never personally checked them, but years ago a fellow pm'd me that he didn't like the waffle wheels so installed the '07/'08 base wheels, and although he could spin with no rubbing, he couldn't fit a...
04-20-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By Turbonut

Be careful with that statement. The '07/'08 base...

Be careful with that statement. The '07/'08 base TL wheels will fit on cars equipped with Brembo brakes, but the clearance between the wheel and caliper is less than what Brembo recommends.
04-18-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Turbonut

Just remember that the TL utilizes a ELD...

Just remember that the TL utilizes a ELD Electrical Load Detector in that the charging of the battery is curtailed when certain parameters are met, but with only 11 volts showing, the alternator...
04-18-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Turbonut

Take a multimeter and check the battery voltage...

Take a multimeter and check the battery voltage when off @12.5, then check with engine running @ 14.
It's a start.
02-20-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By Turbonut

When you remove the valve cover, make certain the...

When you remove the valve cover, make certain the lip is flat/straight as some tightened the bolts too much and distort the lip.
The bolts bottom out, but the gasket seal isn't tight.
02-20-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By Turbonut

Don't worry about fuel additives, waste of money.

Don't worry about fuel additives, waste of money.
01-28-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Turbonut

If there are imperfections in the cover itself,...

If there are imperfections in the cover itself, they can also be filled or for "dents", heat gun works wonders, but don't get too close or the cover will melt, then you sand, primer, then paint the...
11-09-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By Turbonut

AC Delco parts are just reboxed as they do not...

AC Delco parts are just reboxed as they do not produce any of their parts.
Duralast are junk, so go for a new starter from Rock Auto, no core deposit.
TYC lifetime warrant $80
Use 9333364788182531...
11-06-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Turbonut

Check the ATF fluid dipstick and you should see a...

Check the ATF fluid dipstick and you should see a pinkish color if coolant getting into trans.
10-10-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Turbonut

Not certain as to how much the car is lowered,...

Not certain as to how much the car is lowered, but in the 19" size, 245/35-19 would be my choice.
If you like Nexen-N5000Plus.
If you want inexpensive tires, look at tires-easy.com
10-01-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By Turbonut

Accord 2003-2011, same pads, same calipers...

Accord 2003-2011, same pads, same calipers (front)
Rears, Element the same 2003-2011
09-20-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Turbonut

LOWERED- ...

LOWERED-
https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-problems-fixes-114/car-shakes-after-lowering-825524/
09-18-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Turbonut

Another Parasitic Drain Solved

2004 TL w/ nav, battery went dead in July and as the battery in the car was 10 years old, replaced battery.
The car is driven maybe once a week, next time used, battery dead.
Checked the HFL while...
08-09-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Turbonut

Swap front tires side to side to see if any...

Swap front tires side to side to see if any change. All numbers in range and a .07 degree toe is less than 1/16" each side.
07-27-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By Turbonut

The A pillar stiffener from top of door and meets...

The A pillar stiffener from top of door and meets the frame at the bottom of the car.
The inside line (windshield side) looks straight, and if the window side isn't compromised the body can be...
07-26-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Turbonut

You're not going crazy as the '04/'06 does not...

You're not going crazy as the '04/'06 does not utilize the ATF cooler in the radiator.
It's the same radiator that is used in the '04/'06 M/T TL.
07-24-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By Turbonut

As the thermostat starts to open 169-176 degrees...

As the thermostat starts to open 169-176 degrees and doesn't fully open until 194, I certainly wouldn't worry about 188.
A long way until the water boils @250 degrees-14 psi cap.
07-17-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,849
Posted By Turbonut

38920-RCA-A03 Check outside length 47.382". ...

38920-RCA-A03
Check outside length 47.382".
56992 rv0 a05 2017 Honda Odyssey
07-11-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Turbonut

Go to Ksport site Kontrol Pro Coilover sytem ...

Go to Ksport site
Kontrol Pro Coilover sytem
Applications listed
TL '04-'08 Part Number CAC100-KP
07-05-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By Turbonut

Rock auto has Denso reman units w/12 month...

Rock auto has Denso reman units w/12 month warranty $106 & $156.
If it were me, I'd purchase the TYC new unit w/lifetime warranty and no core deposit $140.
Why purchase new $383 or reman from...
06-30-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,402
Posted By Turbonut

Stabilizer end links, for the most part, won't...

Stabilizer end links, for the most part, won't show signs of deterioration, but with the weight of the car and suspension movement, noise can be heard even when they are, let's say worn only slightly...
06-30-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,097
Posted By Turbonut

Been using them for many years and no problems,...

Been using them for many years and no problems, but find the customer service via email is a little annoying, however, this is the method they utilize to keep a record of the "conversations". Just...
05-27-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,628
Posted By Turbonut

:thumbsup: Waste of time marking the belt as...

:thumbsup:
Waste of time marking the belt as when the engine is turned to check alignment, the belt marks will never line up again as one side is longer than the other when installed.
As long as...
04-20-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Turbonut

As a rule, I don't replace any of the rubber...

As a rule, I don't replace any of the rubber components unless they are too worn to be reused.
If hard or torn, then replace the part.
As they aren't terribly expensive, and if you feel it better...
04-11-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,341
Posted By Turbonut

Keep the pocketbook full as probably like the Kia...

Keep the pocketbook full as probably like the Kia Stinger (0-60 4.4 sec 1/4 mi 12.9) @ $50,000.
04-07-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,016
Posted By Turbonut

:thumbsup: From Acura TSB: ATF Flush...

:thumbsup:
From Acura TSB:
ATF Flush ProcedureNOTE: The term “flushing” refers to repeatedly draining and filling the transmission with Acura Genuine ATF-DW1. Other aftermarket flush systems are...
04-06-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,902
Posted By Turbonut

Correct

Correct
04-03-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,902
Posted By Turbonut

Forget the 10 year old car and buy the SRT. Fuel...

Forget the 10 year old car and buy the SRT. Fuel mileage is close17/26 vs 15/25 and overall more bang for the buck along with an 8 speed trans.
Let's see, depending on article, 0-60 and 1/4 mile...
03-31-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,016
Posted By Turbonut

Maybe 5.1 No use debating the issue, read what...

Maybe 5.1
No use debating the issue, read what horseshoez has stated and take it as gospel.
End of story.
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