Detail: The battery is fine. I trying to find the alternator and starter. The car won't start.
Solution: Hi Amanda: Check this on 2000 Acura TL 3.2L MFI SOHC 6cyl... Fig. 1: Typical starter mounting (zoom image link HERE ) Fig. 2: Exploded view of the alternator mounting - 3.5L shown, 3.2L similar (zoom image link HERE ) Fig. 3: To remove the belt from the pulley, remove the lower mounting bolt, adjusting lock bolt and adjusting rod (zoom image link HERE ) Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer. Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day. , Hi, a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US. click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Goodluck! , check out put alternator if it out put too much computer will shut off to keep from doing further damage to electrical system. , if you have good battery voltage at this time, and when you banged on the starter and then the car cranked over, it would appear you have a defective starter. i would imagine if you replaced it in july of last year that it could still be under some sort of warranty, so i would look into that. either way, it sounds as if you need a new starter. , If the problem occurs after the car has been driven long enough to reach normal operating temperature, the problem is the starter. If the 'no crank' occurs cold, retest the battery. , All the alternator does is charge your battery. If the battery is good, like you say, and the battery cables and connections are clean and tight, then it probably is the starter. If it doesn't start with a boost either, then you know it's the starter. If it does start with a boost, then your battery is no good, and that could be because of a problem with your alternater. If you don't have an amp guage on your car, any garage will have one, and be able to test your alternator in a few seconds. , fuel pump could be out