Why does my temperature gauge stay on hot?
Common reasons for this to happen: Low Coolant: The first suspected cause of your temperature gauge maxing out is low coolant. The needle may be stuck in the hot range (this can happen after overheating the engine), or a stepper gear in the gauge may be damaged.
Why is my 2008 Acura TL overheating?
While there are a variety of reasons your Acura TL is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.
Why does my car run hot then go back to normal?
If the thermostat fails to open the coolant does not flow to the radiator where it would under normal circumstances be cooled and drawn back into the engine to absorb more heat, get pumped back into the radiator to be cooled and drawn back into the engine again.
How do you change the transmission fluid in an Acura TL?
Use a 17mm socket with extension to reach the bolt. Remove the bolt, use a funnel and refill the transmission fluid with the amount indicated in your owner’s manual. Check the cold level on the dipstick. Run the car again until the fan comes on, shift into reverse, and drive, but don’t drive the car.
Where is the fill bolt on an Acura TL?
The fill bolt is just below and to the left of the fuse box. Use a 17mm socket with extension to reach the bolt. Remove the bolt, use a funnel and refill the transmission fluid with the amount indicated in your owner’s manual. Check the cold level on the dipstick.
How do you remove filter cover on Acura TL?
Use a 10mm box wrench to break free the three bolts that hold the filter cover in place. These bolts are easiest to remove by hand as well. The cover is spring-loaded, so take care when removing.
What to do if your Acura transmission fails?
And don’t ignore it, because some Honda and Acura models have had premature transmission failures in the past. One of the fixes was to equip these vehicles with two filters for the transmission.