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03-31-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By tempetom

I came up with this PL SW29, but I don't know if...

I came up with this PL SW29, but I don't know if it's for the Acura TL?
01-31-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By tempetom

I don't know if this will help?

I don't know if this will help?
12-17-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By tempetom

My trip odo is a little balky also. After the...

My trip odo is a little balky also. After the speedo shop changed out my speedometer module, I couldn't get it to reset it when I pushed the button. The guy showed I had to push it harder or...
12-08-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,461
Posted By tempetom

It may be something in the speedometer or trip...

It may be something in the speedometer or trip odo mechanisms.
You could remove the instrument cluster (not too difficult once you figure out how to disassemble the connectors) and take it to a...
09-29-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By tempetom

He said liability only so parts don't matter. I...

He said liability only so parts don't matter.
I pay much less for same coverage in AZ with Geico.
09-21-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 16,424
Posted By tempetom

I think I'll have to keep mine for another 50...

I think I'll have to keep mine for another 50 years since I'm only around 92,000.
My wife wants a new car, but she drives maybe 50 miles a year.
I do drive it more and try to keep up the...
08-17-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By tempetom

I usually check Auto Parts Warehouse for stuff.

I usually check Auto Parts Warehouse for stuff.
07-27-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 51,544
Posted By tempetom

tempetom Tom Hudson Tempe AZ 1996 pearl...

tempetom
Tom Hudson
Tempe AZ
1996 pearl white 3.2TL
06-27-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By tempetom

I'd go to an Acura dealer and ask the parts...

I'd go to an Acura dealer and ask the parts department.
05-21-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By tempetom

Reasonable timing belt replacement

I decided to replace the shingles and most fascia boards and 10 sheets of plywood on my roof.

My wife was up-in-arms about me doing this, mostly by myself, at my age (79).

During the...
01-24-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By tempetom

I guess the part to get repaired is the...

I guess the part to get repaired is the instrument cluster.
01-22-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By tempetom

I think you should take the Panel out and take it...

I think you should take the Panel out and take it to a shop that repairs the speedometer/odometer.
They will also remove it for you, but probably charge more to repair it.
10-31-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By tempetom

I guess I would run the car until it heated up...

I guess I would run the car until it heated up and look to see if the fluid is recirculating in the radiator.
09-13-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By tempetom

When my 96 did that, there was a broken wire in...

When my 96 did that, there was a broken wire in the column.
I was lucky to have a reasonable mechanic fix it for about $100.
07-20-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By tempetom

The same thing happened to me a year ago. I...

The same thing happened to me a year ago. I bought a new brake switch, but it still stayed on.
Believe it or not, there's a cheap plastic deal that actuated the brake switch, and it had worn a hole...
03-18-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 146,837
Posted By tempetom

It's probably the brake switch down by the brake...

It's probably the brake switch down by the brake pedal. Recently, my brake light wouldn't go out and I bought a new brake switch. It still stayed on. Next, I noticed that the plastic deal that...
11-29-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By tempetom

Did you remove the radiator before getting to...

Did you remove the radiator before getting to removing the belts?
When I changed the belts, I didn't have to mess with the radiator (that I recently also replaced), but it looks like I may need more...
11-28-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

False alarm thank goodness. Somehow, I must not...

False alarm thank goodness. Somehow, I must not have pushed in the reset button properly. Both odos are working.
Now, I have to get up nerve to change the timing belt, tensioner, and water pump.
11-27-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

Yeah, the only thing I worry about is the damn...

Yeah, the only thing I worry about is the damn inspection. I don't know what would happen if the mileage doesn't change.
I don't know if they can read it from the computer, but I doubt it. Back to...
11-26-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

Uh-oh, I just noticed that the odo and trip odos...

Uh-oh, I just noticed that the odo and trip odos still don't work.
I hope I just got a bad speedo module.
11-23-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

Dammit, I thought I'd swapped out the #2 light...

Dammit, I thought I'd swapped out the #2 light but I had it upside down and swapped out the R light.
Now, I wish I'd left it alone. I do have everything back together, and don't feel like taking it...
11-21-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

I had to remove my instrument cluster since the...

I had to remove my instrument cluster since the odometer and trip odometer quit working.
I decided to swap the #2 gear light with the D4. I never shift down into either low range so that should be...
11-20-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 47,282
Posted By tempetom

OK, I bit the bullet and removed the instrument...

OK, I bit the bullet and removed the instrument cluster. The hardest part is figuring how to unlatch the goddam connectors.
Right now, the D4 led doesn't work, but I substituted the L2 led. The trip...
11-16-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By tempetom

I don't know if this will help?

I don't know if this will help?
11-13-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 47,282
Posted By tempetom

I posted earlier about my trip odo not working....

I posted earlier about my trip odo not working. Recently, my odometer also has stopped working.
I really don't need it, but when I take it for inspections, it may cause problems someday.
10-24-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By tempetom

I hope it's just an oil drain plug or a loose oil...

I hope it's just an oil drain plug or a loose oil filter.
We can only hope?
09-17-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By tempetom

My problem was similar, but different. After Barb...

My problem was similar, but different. After Barb and I got home from our anniversary lunch/dinner yesterday, 56 years, I happened to go out in the garage and noticed the brake light was on on the...
06-27-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,543
Posted By tempetom

I finally got around to installing the seat...

I finally got around to installing the seat covers in Barb's car this morning. It got hot and sticky in the garage, but I got most of the job done.
I still have to poke holes in the seat tops to put...
06-09-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By tempetom

Possibly recheck the fuses? If all check out with...

Possibly recheck the fuses? If all check out with a meter, I'd try to chase back the power to the stereo to see where it goes?
06-03-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,543
Posted By tempetom

My leather seatback has really gotten ratty. This...

My leather seatback has really gotten ratty. This is my wife's car and she suggested we just get seat covers for the front seats. We ordered some velour, two toned ones online for $245 with matching...
05-23-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By tempetom

I guess you could replace the fuel filter, but...

I guess you could replace the fuel filter, but who knows what the problem is?
03-14-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By tempetom

Damn, after reading some instructions, this job...

Damn, after reading some instructions, this job would have been a lot easier if I'd have done it when I changed the belts and hoses a year or 2 ago. I'm starting to think I may not be able to do it....
03-05-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By tempetom

I just ordered a timing belt, water pump,...

I just ordered a timing belt, water pump, tensioner, seals and gasket for my 96, 3.2TL. I feel like I'm pretty mechanically inclined and I do have all the time in the world to do this. I fooled with...
11-11-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 47,282
Posted By tempetom

My problem seems to be a bit different. My D4...

My problem seems to be a bit different. My D4 light quit several months back, and my trip odometer has now quit. My regular odometer works, so I'm not too worried about the 2 problems yet. I have...
07-28-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By tempetom

It should be where the upper radiator hose goes...

It should be where the upper radiator hose goes into the engine.
06-19-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By tempetom

What are you driving? It doesn't look like...

What are you driving? It doesn't look like anything on my 96 3.2TL though.
04-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By tempetom

I guess the easiest thing to do for starters is...

I guess the easiest thing to do for starters is to change the thermostat.
03-11-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By tempetom

I wonder if it could possibly be the cables?...

I wonder if it could possibly be the cables? Sometimes they can look fine, but be very corroded under the insulation. Can you bend them and see if they seem to crunch inside? Probably a long shot,...
02-02-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,337
Posted By tempetom

My trip odometer stopped working a couple months...

My trip odometer stopped working a couple months ago. My D4 burned out shortly after that. Are they related somehow?
01-26-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By tempetom

For some reason, I can't post an attachment. PM...

For some reason, I can't post an attachment. PM me if you'd like me to email the diagram to you.
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