Question about 1999 Acura TL
My TCS and my check engine light went on. 1999 TL with about 162000 miles. Driving hwy is ok. But when it comes to a stop, the engine vibrates more noticably. help?
You need to get to a repair shop and have them read the diagnostic codes (the computer port is in the center console under the change holder/lighter). With that amount of mileage, it is very likely the code will show that the oxygen sensors and/or catalytic converters need replacement. If that is the case you will also need a tuneup (plug, wires, etc). I had this done a year ago at 160,000 miles. It is a pricey repair but I get 29mpg at highway speeds and it runs nicely on regular (less power but no pinging).
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Replace your spark plugs and PCV. It's the cheapest possible solution. If that doesn't suffice Acura had a recal on EGR valves a few years back. I would suggest getting your EGR valve changed. It's not expensive and it's easy to get to. It doesn't take more than 10 minutes.
Posted on Jul 06, 2009
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