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11-08-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,328
Posted By flyromeo3

"I noticed a noise. It was linked to the engine...

"I noticed a noise. It was linked to the engine RPM's and sounded like a whistling noise. If it didn't go away when I pushed in the clutch"
Pilot Bearing

So, to change that you might as well...
09-20-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By flyromeo3

why do the job twice? Source an AV6 and do it...

why do the job twice? Source an AV6 and do it right the first time.
It's not an easy job dropping the trans in these cars.

but 00 wont fit 3rd gen TL
12-27-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,195
Posted By flyromeo3

I know how hard this decision is. I was there. I...

I know how hard this decision is. I was there. I let the car sit in my driveway for 3 months while I thought of my next step.
Financially it made sense to rebuild it but I also went with the mind...
05-30-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 31,795
Posted By flyromeo3

put a torch to it ( the yellow can ) and heat...

put a torch to it ( the yellow can ) and heat that sucker up. then use a strong air tool to drive that bolt right out.
Unless that bolt is rusted to shit. I've always been able to successfully...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,406
Posted By flyromeo3

long story short.....that means how long ( not...

long story short.....that means how long ( not hours ) it takes to drain the battery at a 1amp load without a recharge
So lets say your car is sitting for a couple weeks ( car is always drawing...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,406
Posted By flyromeo3

Ok,..let me see if i read this right. You have...

Ok,..let me see if i read this right.
You have to replace the car battery but are unsure of how many CCA ( cold cranking amps ) it needs to have.
but, you know it must be 550CCA....

A new...
05-18-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By flyromeo3

Trading in the TL

So,....after owning this car for so long. I hate to part away from it
but with 193k miles and what I feel is a slipping in 4th gear. Its time to just get rid of it. Been the best car I've ever...
05-05-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By flyromeo3

or 2100 + tax =( Breezy is correct. ...

or

2100 + tax =(

Breezy is correct.

I had the same problem. First start of the morning ( after car sat for a few hours ) my trans would run fine. Once warmed up the problems surfaced. No...
01-24-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By flyromeo3

The one thing I can say with these transmissions...

The one thing I can say with these transmissions is they experience the same symptoms at point of failure.
The whistling is your torque converter starving for fluid. Your clutch packs are burnt (...
01-03-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By flyromeo3

I have an old set of rotors i use to drive the...

I have an old set of rotors i use to drive the front wheels on when I dont feel like digging out the floor jack.
That gives me clearance from the passenger side wheel well to remove the oil drain...
11-28-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,849
Posted By flyromeo3

I had the same problem/symptoms a few years back...

I had the same problem/symptoms a few years back and it was caused by a leak that developed on my windshield by the A pillar.
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By flyromeo3

If youre going to have a shop install it. Get...

If youre going to have a shop install it.
Get the product through them and let them figure it out. I installed a remote start in my 3rd gen so not sure why the dealership has told you that....
09-28-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By flyromeo3

ok, I found my old notes and it was the ABS /VSA/...

ok, I found my old notes and it was the ABS /VSA/ and ! that was on for me.
Changing the wheel bearing fixed it.

heres the old thread ...
08-26-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,642
Posted By flyromeo3

^..used to be the case with accords from the...

^..used to be the case with accords from the early 90's.

One way to test is to turn off the car, and while the fan is running unplug the coolant temperature sensor.
If the fan turns off then...
08-12-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By flyromeo3

was just able to proxy my home computer and open...

was just able to proxy my home computer and open up the service manual.
the diode is located under the dash taped to a harness

...
08-12-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By flyromeo3

unfortunately im not sure where this diode is. ...

unfortunately im not sure where this diode is.
since your compressor engages. Have you taken a look at the heater control valve to ensure its fully closed?

That valve sits behind the engine....
08-12-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By flyromeo3

the control unit sits behind the glove box which...

the control unit sits behind the glove box which will need to be removed.
its positioned towards the lower left corner by the cabin filter.

Also,....you paid a mechanic 1500 to fix this?
06-23-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By flyromeo3

Looking at your drivers fuse panel On the...

Looking at your drivers fuse panel

On the bottom row, from left to right ( Left being towards the back of the car ) the 5th fuse ( 20A ) is your radio fuse.

HOWEVER,...I just encountered that...
06-07-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By flyromeo3

What would overheat is the torque converter if...

What would overheat is the torque converter if there is no proper circulation of fluid.
Did he replace the filters and screens? Did he clean the valve body? Sounds like he didnt do a great job at...
05-27-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By flyromeo3

Which this video. It shows EricTheCarGuy pulling...

Which this video. It shows EricTheCarGuy pulling the engine from top.
There are 4 parts to it.

2004 Acura 3.2L TL Engine Replacement (Part 1) - YouTube
05-12-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,735
Posted By flyromeo3

Did you bleed the system properly after replacing...

Did you bleed the system properly after replacing the radiator?

Also, please smack your "mechanic".
04-22-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By flyromeo3

overheating torque converter is what it sounds...

overheating torque converter is what it sounds like.
check your transmission fluid via the dip stick and let us know if its pink in color or have a burnt smell
04-08-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,703
Posted By flyromeo3

TL's dont use ABS rings. The "ABS Ring" is in the...

TL's dont use ABS rings. The "ABS Ring" is in the wheel bearing.
03-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,858
Posted By flyromeo3

lol...Theres more involved than just unbolting...

lol...Theres more involved than just unbolting and swapping in the new.

Find a way to support the engine. Maybe an engine hoist or bar
Remove Battery
Remove Battery tray
remove starter
unbolt...
03-14-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,992
Posted By flyromeo3

Just to add an update for those who may encounter...

Just to add an update for those who may encounter a similar problem.
Resealing the windshield did fix this for me.
03-14-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By flyromeo3

Try this out. Latch the drivers seatbelt in...

Try this out.

Latch the drivers seatbelt in place when you get out of the car or even for the night.
When water leaked onto my "fusebox" I had all sorts of issues one being the alarm going off...
03-14-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,829
Posted By flyromeo3

If unsure just disconnect the battery before...

If unsure just disconnect the battery before performing any work.
Im surprised the radiator isnt leaking. That support seems to be right up against it.

I'd definitely replace it but those two...
03-14-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By flyromeo3

Trying to catch up to that Hyundai again?

Trying to catch up to that Hyundai again?
02-29-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By flyromeo3

When my tensioner went bad. I was able to shine a...

When my tensioner went bad. I was able to shine a light on it and see it moving a bit more than it should.
02-02-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,038
Posted By flyromeo3

if im not mistaken there is a known issue where...

if im not mistaken there is a known issue where these spark plugs could just come loose.
Hopefully someone can chime in and provide more details.
Dont know if its a TSB or recall though.
01-18-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,478
Posted By flyromeo3

Im not sure of the belt size but this might help....

Im not sure of the belt size but this might help. get a string and wrap it around the pulleys.
Then measure the string and minus a couple of inches of slack for the tensioner
11-17-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,991
Posted By flyromeo3

god i love that sound. good work!

god i love that sound. good work!
11-03-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,632
Posted By flyromeo3

it has .........and she still looks good...

it has
.........and she still looks good while in a coma parked in my driveway.
Forum: Car Talk
10-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,319
Posted By flyromeo3

not trying to be a dick about it but lets stick...

not trying to be a dick about it but lets stick to the questions I asked as it will help me make my decision between the TWO cars I noted.

thanks
Forum: Car Talk
10-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,319
Posted By flyromeo3

Guys, please stick to the question im asking. I...

Guys, please stick to the question im asking. I appreciate the other suggestions but I have my reasons why I dont want to get into a used car, or the other cars mentioned.

APR: Yes, 0 APR makes a...
10-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,689
Posted By flyromeo3

also, this is worth the investment. im sure you...

also, this is worth the investment. im sure you can find it cheaper online somewhere.
I got mine at a yard sale for 3 bucks and makes the job so much cleaner/ easier

Amazon.com: Lisle 24610...
08-11-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By flyromeo3

this thread comes to mind ...

this thread comes to mind


https://acurazine.com/forums/third-generation-tl-2004-2008-93/diy-gear-position-sensor-replacement-aka-transmission-range-switch-892223/
07-17-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By flyromeo3

How stupid of someone to say " radio was to loud...

How stupid of someone to say " radio was to loud " when she almost propelled your car forward off the curb.
Glad you caught that lying bitch.
07-01-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,820
Posted By flyromeo3

At that point, perform a drain and refill if your...

At that point, perform a drain and refill if your going to go through the process of removing the bottom cover, and loosening the bolt.
06-29-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,465
Posted By flyromeo3

Have you checked your stabilizer end links? When...

Have you checked your stabilizer end links? When I installed my ASPEC suspension, I noticed my endlinks were bad ( didn't hear the clunk before with my stock suspension ) I still replaced the struts...
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