I noticed about a week ago my car has been trouble starting. It make a noise like it chugs or struggles to turn over and this morning it wouldn't even turn over it just makes like a ticking noise now so I got it towed and when the guy came he said it sounds like a timing chain?? Could it be? It's a 2006 tsx with 110000 km.
Car won't start on 2005 Acura TSX
by Tsxallthaway in Naranjito, PR on October 18, 2010
ANSWER by Superbob on October 18, 2010
Sounds to me like you have a starting or charging system problem. Get the battery, starter and alternator checked. I don't understand how this symptom could be caused by a broken timing chain, and I sure hope it isn't because a broken chain (or maybe the tensioner) could be a big problem. If this explanation sounds right to you, find another mechanic.
ANSWER by Visitor on February 22, 2011
I started having that problem in my car and it was happening because the timing chain was beginning to slip off. I didn't learn about the timing chain being off until I had to have the motor replaced at my expense. I wouldn't wait and get it checked out.
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