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Spilled coffee on the gear shift & lower console of my '06 TL two days ago. All electrical is working & car has driven fine until today. Now I can't get it out of Park (the brake lights do work, however). Appears the coffee has gummed up the works. Gonna try spraying some contact fluid before having it towed for repair. How do I remove the black plate surrounding the shifter without removing the entire console? Or is that even possible? Thanks in advance.

Over the past several weeks, when I turn the key to start my car it doesn't always start. When I try a second or third time it starts fine. This was happening intermittently and I wondered if I just turned the key to quickly or possibly didn't have the key inserted fully. Now it won't start at all, even after 100 trys! No noise or anything. I am hoping it is a fuse and not the starter. I replaced the battery about 3 months ago, so that is not the prob. plus lights are fine. Help! If it is a fuse, which is the one I change?

price range for labor to remove creaked old motor block then install new and is my only option is get a new motor sorry for spelling

price for a rebuilt transmission for a 2003 acura 3.2 tl
broke down

were is my starter at

heater is on and off when turned on.

Upon acceleration loud clunking noise front left wheel. Started when turning only,now all the time.

Have a odd squeaking noise coming from front left suspension. Can hear it any time the car is rocked or turned. It is not the brakes. Any ideas?

When I bought ride, it came with a full length oil filter. When I go to replace it, Auto Zone and O'Reillys Auto parts store show only the short filter. Anyone know what the full length filter number is and manufacturer? Also, what is the difference between a regular filter and a High Mileage filter? Any sage knowledge will be appreciated.

Just changed the thermostat and hose with flushing bubbles out. I get no heat, A/c works fine. So I'm trying to make sure I'm turning it on right. Just got the car.

Car stuck in park looked online and found many owners stated it was their brake light switch. Replaced brake light switch and car comes out of park with no problems but I think I tighten too much because brakes in front started smoking. What is the problem

How much is the avearge cost for a transmission fluid change?

I have the manual 6 speed version. I was driving down the highway with the car set on cruise control at about 70 mph in 6 gear and and my rpm gauge started to rise and fall. As I started slow downo and came to a complete stop. My car would not engage first gear. I'm not sure but they said it might be an electrical problem.

i have a 1999 acura tl and sometimes when u start it the car just shuts back down and i have to gas it just to keep it running and the other day on the highway it cut off while i was going 80 miles per hour .whats wrong with it???

My daughter bought a 96 TL 2.5 without remote entry, I guess it was an option for that year. My question, is can I install a control module from a junkyard to give her this option?

I want to andd Lucas ATF Conditioner to this car. It says do not use in vehicles equipped with CVT transmissions

My central display above the Nav display seems to have a short. It frequently dims and occasionally goes off all together. Driving over a bump will bring it back. Any idea how difficult this will be to track down & repair? Thanks.

My front passenger window rolls about half way up & then backs off. I can get it to go up if I manually pull the window forward with just a little pressure while pulling the switch. Any idea on what's causing it? Thanks.

clutch replaced...they messed up transmission seal fluid pouring out...seal replaced ...new ball joints installed...on racks 12 days...won't shift to reverse. no problem prior to this. Is there a reset button...it's a 6 speed sport TL

After hitting the curb acura steering wheel doesn't steer. the passenger tire is flat and don't know how much will be the cost of replacing ? should i call the insurance company? car is not in drivable condition . aaa put a donut so its at home right now.

My Acura 2002 TL left head ligth is dead need to replece the bulb or ligth element whatever the name is and can't find any intructions, can anybody directme to the right pad to information? or give some tips to doit.

Thank you in advance.

Yesterday, I came out of a restaurant after having lunch, started my car and heard a reciprocating noise from the front end that got worse if the wheel was turned in either direction, like a bearing going bad. I don't know if it was making the noise prior to stopping for lunch. I immediately drove to my repair shop, the steering degenerating until it was very hard to turn the wheel as I pulled into their lot. They called today to say that my rack & pinion assembly needs replacing. I trust this shop but I'm wondering if the repair could be simpler than this.

When I start to drive the gears slip and there is a 3 to 4 second delay before the trans shift. Especially going into 2nd and 3rd gear. After driving for about 20 minutes, the problem seems to go away and the trans ends up shifting properly like if there wasn't a problem. It seems like the problem only occurs when the car is cold, what could this most likely be?

i broke the on/off button for my audio system. It attaches to the main computer board. can it be repaired or do i need to replace whole unit

I had a problem this weekend during a road trip while running the air on the automatic setting - after about 2 or 3 hours, the fan stopped blowing any air. When I held my hand close to the vent I could feel that the air was cold but it would not blow out. Tried switching from the automatic setting and turning the fan all the way up, but it still wouldn't blow any cold air out. This only happens on long drives and, after the car is parked for a while, the air runs as though there was never a problem. What could be causing this and how much to repair the problem?

wiper motor

What is the normal process to replace the cabin/air conditioner air filter?

I cant find that sucker anywhere, where should I be looking?

Have had a new (rebuilt) transmission and computer installed in 2003 TL - since then, mileage has dropped from 28-31 highway, 24-26 in town to about 19.
A mechanic friend suggested that the computer ROM needs to be rebooted and/or modified to match the effects of the new Torque Converter. 1) Does this make sense? 2) What should this cost?
I really like this car!

I'm confused about a transmission service. Three area Acura dealerships recomend that I get a transmission flush while a fourth dealership says Acura recomends that you drop the pan. Of course, just dropping the pan is the cheapest but what is best for the car. A little help please.