i replaced the timing belt and water pump in my 1997 acura tl. it acts like it wants to start but doesnt. any ideas

eric_36
0

Asked by eric_36 Nov 10, 2012 at 04:23 PM about the 1997 Acura TL 3.2

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

OrLackThereof
1,825

Yeah, did you make sure to reinstall and connect the crank sensor? Also you marked and/or locked the cam gears down and reinstalled carefully correct? It may be off a tooth or two on cam timing which *could* cause your problem if they're too far off. One tooth off will usually start but make no power and run badly. Not sure if that's an interference motor or not. It sounds nice and even when it cranks yeah?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2005 Acura TL 3.2 w/auto transmission 6 answers

    I have a 2005 Acura TL 3.2 w/auto transmission. It seems like my car is not going into higher gears at higher speeds. It seems like it cannot go past the 4th gear. At speeds over 60 mph, it sounds ...

    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car doesnt run when i press gas for like 2 to 3 seconds?

    Hi i need help asap please, i have an acura tl v6 2000 , my car start and run smoothly, but when im over 40 miles and i press the gas sometimes it doesnt make any diference is like if didnt press ...

    2000 Acura TL 3.2TL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Squeak in front end after replacing struts 4 answers

    Had my struts replaced. 1 week later I started hearing a squeak on the right side when I go over bumps in the road. I don't hear the squeak any other time. Now it's getting louder. Any idea what...

    1997 Acura TL 3.2

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • i can't get my car out of park 59 answers

    2003 Acura TL 3.2TL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • this is concerning the answere to my question about my 1997 acura cl 3.0 3 answers

    my 1997 acura cl 3.0 is having a low idle problem and the computer code is telling me that the crankshaft sensor isnt working and yes its pluged in but would the motor be able to run without it and ...

    1997 Acura CL 3.0

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Acura TL Questions

Acura TL Experts

#1 miraclemike
miraclemike
Reputation 640
#2 cherryscar
cherryscar
Reputation 360
#3 darkoM
darkoM
Reputation 280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord"
1,092 Great Deals out of 69,170 listings starting at $500
Used Nissan Maxima"
416 Great Deals out of 16,178 listings starting at $2,250
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,004 Great Deals out of 35,854 listings starting at $1,750
Used Honda Civic"
804 Great Deals out of 59,609 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry"
1,544 Great Deals out of 78,767 listings starting at $1,200
Used Acura RL"
41 Great Deals out of 730 listings starting at $1,900
Used BMW 5 Series"
495 Great Deals out of 17,058 listings starting at $1,977
Used Audi A4"
243 Great Deals out of 8,823 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Altima"
1,278 Great Deals out of 79,099 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Acura TL For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 176 listings starting at $22,397
2013 Acura TL For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 347 listings starting at $16,900
2012 Acura TL For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 1,706 listings starting at $14,699
2011 Acura TL For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 168 listings starting at $11,998
2010 Acura TL For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 419 listings starting at $11,995