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Views: 1,027
Posted By Will Y.

See directions in...

See directions in https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-audio-bluetooth-electronics-navigation-94/hfl-module-replacement-06-tl-843512/#post13460854

Unplug the HFL connector, then reinstall in reverse...
06-06-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Will Y.

:blink: :blink: :iofluffy:

:blink:

:blink:

:iofluffy:
Forum: Car Talk
06-03-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Posted By Will Y.

Like Sarlacc and Yumcha, I would only care if a...

Like Sarlacc and Yumcha, I would only care if a car company started to take political or social positions antithetical to mine. I have no problem with car companies staying neutral on such issues.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By Will Y.

Yes, using the HFL is the only way to pair the...

Yes, using the HFL is the only way to pair the phone.

FWIW, my 2005 HFL stopped pairing with my iPhone SE when it moved to iOS 11.XX from 10.XX. I'm on iOS 12.2 now.
Either my HFL is defective or...
Forum: Ramblings
04-27-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 19,597
Posted By Will Y.

That's why we're here on AZ. :sad:

That's why we're here on AZ. :sad:
Forum: Ramblings
04-23-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Will Y.

Yeah, rabbit punched... :snicker: The video...

Yeah, rabbit punched... :snicker:

The video is also here: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/easter-bunny-throws-punches-orlando-brawl-caught-video-n997156

It is pretty funny, with the audio...
04-10-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By Will Y.

Is your Bluetooth/ HFL connected, i.e. does it...

Is your Bluetooth/ HFL connected, i.e. does it pair with any cell phones?
If the HFL is not connected, there will be a "booting up" notice and voice control will not work because it operates with...
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Will Y.

Best to get an updated DVD. There are a couple of...

Best to get an updated DVD. There are a couple of older threads here on attempts to burn a duplicate Navi disk, but IIRC, a ridiculous amount of work was involved.

A new 2019 white disc from Acura...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By Will Y.

The most recent update is the 2014 orange disc...

The most recent update is the 2014 orange disc for $99, at: https://acuranavi.navigation.com/product/Catalog/AcuraNA_Acura_TL_2004/2014-Orange-DVD-Map-Update-v3.D0/sku/U3131-0075-309/en_US/AcuraNA/USD
03-26-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Will Y.

One thought: make sure the window lock switch is...

One thought: make sure the window lock switch is not on, and that the rear windows open and close before going further.
03-26-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Will Y.

The 2004-2006 American TL has fog lights...

The 2004-2006 American TL has fog lights integrated into the headlights, as my 2005 does.
Those fog light bulbs are 9006 bulbs, per 3G Garage Service Department thread...
Forum: Ramblings
03-12-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,271
Posted By Will Y.

First I need to get the settlement payout. ...

First I need to get the settlement payout.
Then I have to go buy lottery tickets and wait for the drawing. . . :sad:
03-10-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,179
Posted By Will Y.

The BT is the HFL - same module. Voice commands...

The BT is the HFL - same module. Voice commands use the mic in the HFL/BT.
02-26-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Will Y.

Symptom sounds like a tape head misalignment.

Symptom sounds like a tape head misalignment.
02-12-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By Will Y.

Have you replaced or tightened plug #5? If not,...

Have you replaced or tightened plug #5?
If not, check plug #5 to make sure it is not loose or backing out.
Plug #5 sometimes backs out and gets blown out of the cylinder head on the J32 engines;...
Forum: Ramblings
02-09-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3,222
Views: 111,006
Posted By Will Y.

:blink: It's February... "Cold" is when a...

:blink: It's February...

"Cold" is when a jacket is required to be comfortable outside. It has been cold here in coastal Los Angeles, with night temperatures in the 40s and day temps below 65*F...
Forum: Ramblings
02-08-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 129,885
Posted By Will Y.

All three seasons of "The Expanse" are now free...

All three seasons of "The Expanse" are now free on Amazon Prime. :excited:

The shows thus far for this season of the "Grand Tour" are all consistently better than those for the past two seasons,...
Forum: Car Talk
02-04-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By Will Y.

I put one Acurazine.com sticker on the bottom of...

I put one Acurazine.com sticker on the bottom of the clear rear license plate cover, so it can be seen by anyone looking at the TL's rear plate.

The other dozen+ stickers I have are in an envelope...
Forum: Car Talk
01-22-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Will Y.

Hey, it was an Interesting car-related question I...

Hey, it was an Interesting car-related question I could answer. :shrug:


The retail price on the net seems to be about $10 each.
Forum: Car Talk
01-21-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Will Y.

Most places use plastic "car hats" which are...

Most places use plastic "car hats" which are magnetic on the bottom.

I assume they don't work well on 'Vettes or cars with aluminum roof panels. :teef:
Forum: Car Talk
01-05-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 882
Posted By Will Y.

My son wants to go to Neptune's Net again before...

My son wants to go to Neptune's Net again before he heads back to college, so we will probably drive up PCH from the 10 towards Point Mugu next Saturday, then return the same way.
I usually take the...
Forum: Car Talk
12-28-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 882
Posted By Will Y.

Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and...

Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and Point Mugu in my son's 2ZZ MR2 Spyder is always a great drive on a clear Sunday morning, regardless of speed/pace.
US101 between Ventura, California...
12-17-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,394
Posted By Will Y.

That purge valve replacement definitely fixed the...

That purge valve replacement definitely fixed the issue-- no CEL since changing it.


No, there was never any gas smell when the purge valve went bad--just the CEL, codes and fuel cap message.
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Will Y.

I believe there will be, as the white Navi discs...

I believe there will be, as the white Navi discs were also used on the 4G TL, 2009-2014.

The last update for the 2004-2006 TL using the orange discs was 2014-- 8 eight years after the last model...
12-09-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Will Y.

1) Check for draw (when the car is off) with a...

1) Check for draw (when the car is off) with a multi-meter.
The 2nd most common excessive power draw with the ignition off, after a defective HFL, is a bad A/C relay.

2) Check the battery cables...
12-03-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Will Y.

If a no-start occurs, hit the starter a couple of...

If a no-start occurs, hit the starter a couple of times with a long ratchet, bat or breaker bar.
If the car then starts, it's the starter.
11-24-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Will Y.

The problem still sounds like a fuse or relay. ...

The problem still sounds like a fuse or relay.
Try pulling and replacing the #7 fuse in the under-dash fuse box, then fuse #4 in the engine-bay fuse box.
(Confirm those fuse location numbers with...
11-18-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Will Y.

Pressure test the cap and the radiator. ...

Pressure test the cap and the radiator.

That's the easiest way to find out if either one or both are bad.
A replacement radiator cap is cheap.
Otherwise, the radiator could have a crack in the...
11-18-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Will Y.

Does everything else work- engine turns on,...

Does everything else work- engine turns on, headlights and radio operate?
If yes, check fuses.
If no, check battery, clamps, battery cables and grounds.

G/L.
Forum: Ramblings
11-15-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 808
Posted By Will Y.

SoCal Edison also is looking at its transmission...

SoCal Edison also is looking at its transmission lines and equipment, as it had a malfunction at the start point of one of the big fires just minutes beforehand. It is looking at massive liability...
Forum: Car Talk
11-13-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19,676
Views: 690,703
Posted By Will Y.

All but about two rentals I had over the past ten...

All but about two rentals I had over the past ten years had lower tire pressures than recommended.
Surprisingly, I think the rental Mustang(Enterprise) and BMW 328(Sixt) were the only two which...
11-13-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 84,180
Posted By Will Y.

Best to check the 4G TL(2009-2014) forum at:...

Best to check the 4G TL(2009-2014) forum at: https://acurazine.com/forums/fourth-generation-tl-2009-2014-123/.
However, the 4G TL HFL is apparently not as troublesome as for the 3G TL, as there is...
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Will Y.

Try speaking faster. The HFL recognized numbers...

Try speaking faster.
The HFL recognized numbers really well when I spoke quickly, but not when I spoke slowly and tried to enunciate!

Oh, and the HFL on my TL is no longer in use as it stopped...
11-10-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Will Y.

I'm not sure, but think the wiring is different...

I'm not sure, but think the wiring is different as between the '04-'06 and '07-'08 Navis because the later Navis had instant traffic service based on road sensors and a rear-view camera viewed...
Forum: Ramblings
11-07-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10,898
Views: 484,346
Posted By Will Y.

On appeal, Costco won a lawsuit brought by Omega...

On appeal, Costco won a lawsuit brought by Omega in 2015 and can sell gray market watches it buys from an authorized seller.
However, don't expect to get the TAG serviced there while you're getting...
Forum: Ramblings
11-07-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14,820
Views: 233,943
Posted By Will Y.

I went to try early voting on Saturday @ 9am, but...

I went to try early voting on Saturday @ 9am, but the line looked like it was an hour wait or more, and didn't move at all when I was checking it out.
A poll worker said on Nextdoor.com that the...
10-25-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Will Y.

OEM Acura [3G] TL windshields do have an acoustic...

OEM Acura [3G] TL windshields do have an acoustic layer, as do aftermarket OEM-equivalent windshields for the 3G TL made by AP Tech, Pilkington and other OEM glass suppliers.
The acoustic layer...
Forum: Ramblings
10-17-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 129,885
Posted By Will Y.

I found "The Night Manager" to be very...

I found "The Night Manager" to be very compelling; same with "Jack Ryan," "The Man in the High Castle," "Bosch" and "The Expanse."

Maybe it's time for me to try some of the lighter, non-violent...
10-14-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By Will Y.

Just buy the Osram HID OEM replacement bulb from...

Just buy the Osram HID OEM replacement bulb from Amazon; I paid @ $90 for a pair of the bulbs.
There are two ways to change the bulb-- removing the front bumper or turning the wheel and going in...
Replies: 15
Views: 15,781
Posted By Will Y.

Does the HFL work? If not, that's the problem--...

Does the HFL work?
If not, that's the problem-- Voice Command only works when the HFL is plugged in and working.

If the HFL works, then confirm that the upper control switch for Voice Commands on...
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