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07-15-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By whitetiger5

lol...I was only quick because I'm online right...

lol...I was only quick because I'm online right now buying some random parts for my car.
07-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,181
Posted By whitetiger5

How does the car behave when in park or neutral?...

How does the car behave when in park or neutral? if you hold steady on the gas pedal, can you keep it to hold steady at 2000 or even 3000 RPM?

The port that Arkady was referring to is the EGR. it...
06-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,864
Posted By Karanx7

Maybe some anger management would be helpful.

Maybe some anger management would be helpful.
06-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,736
Posted By eksine

Thanks man. yeah I've been told not many people...

Thanks man. yeah I've been told not many people do this, but even if it's not helpful, at least people can find it fascinating taking a look at all the parts inside and stuff
06-09-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,736
Posted By eksine

How-to: Tear Down and Rebuild 2002 Honda Odyssey Transmission

My name is Bruce. A friend at Odyclub.com told me that someone at the acurazine forums told him about the NHTSA report detailing the results of their findings on the automatic transmissions for the...
05-02-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By whitetiger5

is there an echo in here? ;)

is there an echo in here? ;)
04-21-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By justnspace

I would like it more if the car was focused and...

I would like it more if the car was focused and the flowers were bokeh'd!
but otherwise cool gold handles!
01-22-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Iggy

I had a B/A rear mount for about a year and hated...

I had a B/A rear mount for about a year and hated every minute of it. Aftermarket mounts tend to translate more vibration through the rear subframe/steering rack and into the steering wheel. The...
01-21-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By ksu90

I ended up getting Beck and Arnley motor mount...

I ended up getting Beck and Arnley motor mount for front, rear, side, and 2 transmission mounts! All work without any issues and hold up great! Granted its been about 5k miles on them so far.
10-10-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,033
Posted By Chojun

The 4-speed transmissions don't have the same...

The 4-speed transmissions don't have the same problems as the Honda 5-speed V6 ones. That is to say that the 4-speed ones experience similar problems at a similar rate as all other Honda 4-speed AT...
09-29-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By curlywurly

Sorry for the late reply, they said it was the...

Sorry for the late reply, they said it was the earth wire that attaches to the transmission, it was worn out and making and breaking, which also explains way it went wrong when I went in a big puddle...
05-22-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By Darksyne

Do what I always tell new comers that want better...

Do what I always tell new comers that want better performance. Make sure all the maintenance and repairs are all caught up before modding your car (general rule for any car).
Better to get the car...
05-20-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Merkle

Finally Joined

So I am on my second Acura TL and I still love it! I had a 2003 TL-S with 231k miles before the sub frame decided to rust away. I currently have a 2001 TL w/ Nav with 133k miles!...
05-18-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By 01acls

The OP can have the cake and eat it too. It's...

The OP can have the cake and eat it too. It's actually very simple.

Type SS AWD 520 HP / 464 LBS Torque

First of all 4 speed to 5 speed AT is not only do able, it's already been done by Acura...
04-04-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,625
Posted By Chojun

Check the o-ring on the inlet of your high...

Check the o-ring on the inlet of your high pressure hose.(the one that bolts to the top of the pump and runs toward the back of the engine compartment). More than likely that o-ring is cracked and...
03-05-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By Darksyne

I only did the oil pan reseal because our gaskets...

I only did the oil pan reseal because our gaskets are just starting to dry out after nearly 20 years like any normal car.
Acura uses what's called Hondabond gasket maker from the factory on our oil...
03-05-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Skirmich

Those are Harmonic Absorbers designed to lower...

Those are Harmonic Absorbers designed to lower felt vibrations from the engine.
03-03-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By horseshoez

Typically a freer flowing exhaust will increase...

Typically a freer flowing exhaust will increase power up near redline at wide-open throttle, but also just as typically will cause a slight reduction in mid-range power and fuel economy.

As for...
01-08-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Chojun

You probably have a bad o-ring on the...

You probably have a bad o-ring on the high-pressure side of the pump. It's a very common problem and a cheap DIY fix.
01-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,920
Posted By Chojun

Yes, there is a DIY rebuild video on YouTube. ...

Yes, there is a DIY rebuild video on YouTube.

https://youtu.be/nwmIHFwNwgE

It's pretty involved but will save you a bundle of money if you go that route by replacing the seals.
01-02-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,920
Posted By MBP 03

To clarify, the reservoir holds a little less...

To clarify, the reservoir holds a little less than 1/2 quart. If you're going to replace the fluid by disconnecting the return hose from the reservoir and turning the wheels from lock to lock while...
12-29-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,942
Posted By Chojun

The recommendation is to use Honda P/S fluid...

The recommendation is to use Honda P/S fluid ONLY.

Also, if you flush it or otherwise introduce any air into the system then you'll want to either lift the wheels off the ground (just enough to be...
11-29-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
Posted By zeta

Unfortunately, your mechanic is correct. The...

Unfortunately, your mechanic is correct. The black plastic part you are pointing at in the second picture is not replaceable. It will become evident to you once you get the throttle body (TB) removed...
10-10-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,516
Posted By Iggy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/328x711/80-oilpan_a45ba98c2952b0f2c21a556659b68a72118b03f0.jpg
10-10-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,516
Posted By Iggy

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/884x470/80-exhaust_9ae0fbde5f4e016415e134bdec3d6a5e99a655c2.jpg


Just to add,
Remove six nuts on J--pipe, and 2 hanger bolts which allow the...
09-14-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By Iggy

couple of things come to mind. ...

couple of things come to mind.




Jacking up the front to turn the wheels will make life easier. These PS pumps can be finicky with the fluid they use. Best bet is to use Honda PS fluid.
...
09-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By Chojun

Just make sure you put something like cardboard...

Just make sure you put something like cardboard under the wheels to reduce strain on the P/S system while you're getting the old fluid and bubbles out.

Generally I would replace fluids first and...
09-14-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By grandlaker

I just did power steering fluid "refresh" on my...

I just did power steering fluid "refresh" on my '01. It now has 298K miles and still going strong. I bought several bottles of Prestone power steering fluid for Honda/Acura at Walmart for...
08-19-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By frankjnjr

"My concern is, how can one figure out if the...

"My concern is, how can one figure out if the transmission still has life? I figure that if a TL is wrecked then the car was fine and running, but if a TL is complete without any wreck damage that...
08-19-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By WDPTLS

So to answer your question simply, I would avoid...

So to answer your question simply, I would avoid putting another TL trans in. Reason being is that the transmissions were recalled for a failed design on the internals of the trans. Rebuilding or...
08-13-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By 01acls

Arkady, Upon closer inspection of the...

Arkady,


Upon closer inspection of the windshield molding it's very hard to located the exact location of the leak because of the style of the windshield molding. The molding that is use to...
08-13-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Iggy

The molding around the windshield isn't actually...

The molding around the windshield isn't actually what seals the glass to the car. Their purpose is to cover the gap between the edge of the windshield and the body of the vehicle. They also channel...
08-12-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Iggy

It's a vapor barrier to keep moisture on the...

It's a vapor barrier to keep moisture on the window side of the door panel, not critical but will help keep things dry on the interior side. As these things age the seals around the windows do shrink...
07-17-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,282
Posted By ruet

So this might sound too simple but; has he...

So this might sound too simple but; has he checked his installation/adjustment of the transmission range switch? While the gear shift controls forward and reverse gear selection the range switch...
02-09-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,340
Posted By thoiboi

Oil Filter housing leaking is fairly common on...

Oil Filter housing leaking is fairly common on these engines.
https://acurazine.com/forums/2g-tl-problems-fixes-117/oil-filter-housing-leak-824403/
OEM Acura TL SEDAN 1999 OIL PUMP - OIL STRAINER...
02-05-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,340
Posted By thoiboi

Replace the PCV valve and see if that alleviates...

Replace the PCV valve and see if that alleviates the leak of oil seeping out of the rear main seal. It fixed many people's including mine.
11-17-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,652
Posted By sysuleman

Skirmich!!! You are amazing. I already have the...

Skirmich!!! You are amazing. I already have the Acura TL service manual PDF and have read the procedure many times although what I didn't know was whether or not the auto-tensioner (what I'm pointing...
11-16-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,652
Posted By Skirmich

I didnīt say that.. I said "it doesnīt seem to be...

I didnīt say that.. I said "it doesnīt seem to be needed"..
The Tensioner IIRC is held on by 3 bolts.. 2 on the outside and 1 in the middle.. Did you read the link to the procedure? there is no need...
04-02-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By RCpilot

That's great. Thanks for the help!! I'll...

That's great. Thanks for the help!!

I'll report back and update on the issues.

Found out today that the drivers side windshield sprayer wasn't spraying. There was a check valve in line with...
11-02-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,721
Posted By Skirmich

DIY: Replace Parking Brake Shoes (E-Brake)

Hello Aziners!


Well after 13yrs with my Stock Parking brakes I've decided to replace my Brake Shoes for the First Time.

Background: I always use my parking brake, In fact I first stop the...
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