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2001 Acura 3.2 TL started rattling underneath the car and wouldn't accelerate. Then, the spedometer went to 80 mph, but the car wasn't going past about 20-25 mph. Then, the car went back into the not accelerating mode. This happened every few minutes during my 20 minute drive home. It seemed worse after I had to stop the car at intersections. I have never replaced the timing belt since the car has 83,500 miles. Could that be the problem?

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  • bayst8a Oct 30, 2008

    I appreciate you trying. It turned out to be the 1/2 shaft to the left front wheel was broken and the transmission (which was replaced only 7000 miles ago) and 1/2 shaft need to be replaced.

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You problem seems to be an output speed sensor or some other type of sensor. As for the timing belt I would recomend replacing it before it does go bad.

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