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Acura 2007 MDX: in...

Acura 2007 MDX: in normal driving conditions - no trouble light on - what symptoms should I hear from the engine if I have VTEC sytem problems?

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Dashboard incicator for system anomally...

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '07 Acura?

Mdx

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I hear valve rattling noise for 5 minutes at first start in the morning and plan to adjust valve clearances, bur want to know if may be caused by VTEC parts failure, Yes, I want to do and fix any anomally.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This car started to rattle after 106, 000 miles. unusual?

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Acura
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When you have VTEC issues there can be many different symptoms. Some of those include valve noises like a rattle. It can also affect performance meaning it will be low. You can also have backfiring if it is really bad. Sometimes it can be hard to start.

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