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Transmission and traction control problems, service engine light

Replaced the power steering pump, then all of a sudden the service engine and tc lights came on. the transmission slams into gear and the tranction button does not respond, any ideas.

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You may have a faulty control module

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How to replace Steering Linkage on Acura Car Models?

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------------- How to replace Steering Wheel on Acura Car Models?

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