What to do if your Acura TL battery dies?
The top complaints of the electrical system focus on the battery dying overnight, the loss of power in the car, the car not being able to turn, and the loss of power while driving. The battery dying overnight can be repaired by around $200 and has a common solution of replacing the relay or disconnecting the faulty Bluetooth module.
What kind of problems does an Acura TL have?
The interior accessories issues continue to focus on the cracked dashboard, the CD and tape player breaking, and rattling in the rear shelf behind the rear seat. The cracked dashboard has a common solution of replacing the dashboard and having a typical repair cost of around $1,700 at around 89,000 miles.
When did the first Acura TL come out?
The Acura TL is a compact executive and luxury car that was produced by Acura, a luxury vehicle division of Honda and first launched in March of 1986. The Acura TL was first introduced on the market in 1995 to replace the Acura Vigor and was Acura’s best selling model until it was outsold by the MDX in 2007.
When to know if your power steering belt needs to be replaced?
Inspect the belt for damages. These are all signs that your power steering belt is failing and needs to be replaced right away. Do not wait because steering is a safety issue and without it, your vehicle will be dangerous to drive.
Where is the tensioner pulley on an Acura TL?
The easiest pulley to get to is the power steering pulley at the top of the engine. Once the belt is pulled off the first pulley, release the tension on the tensioner pulley. Continue to pull the belt off of the other pulleys until completely removed. Figure 1. Tensioner pulley location. Take the new belt out of the wrapper.
How do you change the serpentine belt on an Acura TL?
Using the boxed end of the 14mm combination wrench, turn the tensioner pulley (Figure 1) counter clockwise to allow the serpentine belt can to loosen on the pulleys. Keep tension on the tensioner pulley until the serpentine belt can be removed from a single pulley.
Acura TL (Touring Luxury) is a mid-size luxury car manufactured by Acura from 1995 to 2014. The first Acura TL was introduced in 1995 to replace the Acura Vigor.
How big is the Gates belt on an Acura TL?
For instance, the Gates belt, PN: K060841, indicates the belt is 6 ribs wide and approximately 84″ long. With the new belt in hand, loop the belt with enough of it to fit over the crankshaft pulley. Feed the looped belt down the front of the engine and secure the loop around the crankshaft pulley.