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  1. Timing Chain / VTC Actuator replacement

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    I have an '04 TSX with 193k miles. I am getting the p0340 code so I am planning on replacing the timing chain. My question is while I am in there should I replace the VTC actuator and the VTC oil solenoid valve? Not having any rattle issues with the VTC actuator at start up. Also, looking at...
  2. Possible Check Engine Light VSA (!) new solution Please Help

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    hi guys, Long story short I have a 04 TSX with 165,000km on it, and got the code P0341. I actually got the code the day after I bought the car used at 150,000km. Like many others on this forum, the CEL, VSA and (!) would turn on on morning/cold starts. VSA and (!) would go away, but the CEL...
  3. 3 timing chain failures plus several other issues, need advice

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    So I've got an 04 TSX. It has been an absolute nightmare. The timing chain skipped a tooth in 2006 ~60k miles, causing major damage. Acura ended up fixing it for free because it was clearly a mechanical failure. Ever since then, I noted regular oil loss--though no oil spots appeared below the...
  4. Help....TSX will not turnover....

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    So i got a serious problem....my girlfriend drove the oil right out the TSX (no oil on dipstick) but we didnt realize it until the car could not start...later on we found out that the Timing chain tensioner went out so we replaced the part and installed new plugs, gaskets and oil....but it will...
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