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If in doubt, replace it - it'll be a lot better for your peace of mind! Plus, as Steve says, it may be illegal in your jurisdiction and /or fail any roadworthyness test - and if you were in an accident because it failed, and they could prove you knew about it beforehand, they'd throw the book at you... I'd also get the alignment of the various suspension ...
Its not uncommon for the control arm bushings on many Hondas/ Acuras to expire quickly. It is however a bit dangerous to drive with them if they are starting to wear down or dry rot. They harden when this happens and cause other components on your suspension and sub-frame to fail. The lateral and vertical shaking of your car will cause something to give ...
Depending on your jurisdiction, it may be illegal. In the UK, the condition of these "dust covers" is now inspected and any degradation is considered a fail. When you consider the cost to replace these as opposed to having them fail during operation, I don't think there is a good argument not replace them.
There is a very limited number of things that could be wrong here and all of them revolve around the battery. If the battery is new and charged and you haven't left anything on that has flattened this battery, then you have a bad connection from the battery positive to the fuse box or the battery negative to the bodywork. Check that the battery connectors ...
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