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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks from 1990+

Acura -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Compressor, Replace -> 3.2CL & 3.5RL -> Integra -> MDX -> RSX & 3.2TL
Vehicle: 2001 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS

Integra

  • If compressor operates, run engine at idle speed for several minutes with A/C on, then turn engine off.
  • Obtain five-digit radio theft protection code as outlined under "Precautions."
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Loosen power steering pump adjusting bolt, then remove pump bolts and power steering belt. Position pump aside.
  • Disconnect suction and discharge hoses from compressor.
  • Disconnect compressor electrical connector, then remove condenser fan shroud.
  • Remove compressor belt, then mounting bolts and compressor. Re...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Precautions -> Radio Coded Theft Protection System
Vehicle: 1997 Acura CL 3.0 V6 GAS

Radio Coded Theft Protection System

Anti-theft radios have a coded theft protection circuit. The code number must be obtained before disconnecting the battery, removing radio fuse or remo...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Acura -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 3.2CL -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2001 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental fuel spray.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn its adaptive strategy.

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • Obtain the vehicle owner's radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2003 Acura CL 3.2 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Drain transmission fluid into a suitable container, then reinstall drain plug using new washer.
  • Lift up locking tab on spindle nut then remove nut.
  • Hold stabilizer ball joint pin with hex wrench and remove flange nut then separate from stabilizer link from lower arm.
  • Remove self-locking nut with 12mm dampner fork mounting bolt and 10mm dampner pinch bolt then remove dampner fork.
  • Remove cotter pin from lower arm ball joint castle nut and remove nut then separate lower ball join...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Relieve tension at belt tensioner and remove alternator belt.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connector, then remove mounting nut and wire.
  • Remove alternator and bracket mounting bolts.
  • Remove alternator...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Acura -> 3.2CL & 3.2TL
Vehicle: 2002 Acura CL 3.2 V6 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 30,000 miles or 24 months. If the vehicle is operated primarily in urban areas with high concentrations of soot and diesel powered vehicles, replace the filter every 15,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • On models equipped with radio anti-theft feature, prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable make sure you have the radio anti-theft code.
  • On all models, disconnect and isolate the battery ground cable. After disconnecting the battery ground cable wait at least 3 minutes to allow the...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Acura -> Side Air Bag off Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Acura CL 2.2 L4 GAS

This indicator should light for a few seconds when the ignition switch placed in the on position and then go Off. The lamp is used a an alert that the passenger side air bag has been automatically shut off. The passenger side air bag w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Acura CL 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses, Fig. .
  • Disconnect ATF cooler lines from radiator.
  • Disconnect fan motor electrical connectors.
  • Remove upper support brackets and radiator.
  • Remove fan shro...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Acura CL 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using suit...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Left Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Acura CL  3.2 V6 GASLeft Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Acura CL 3.2 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Seat Heater Relay
  • Tail Light Relay
  • Fan Control Relay
  • Shift Lock Relay Reverse Relay
  • Right Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GASRight Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • ABS Fail-Safe Relay
  • ABS Motor Pump Relay
  • TCS Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1999 Acura CL  2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Acura CL 2.3 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank Unit
  • Thermistor
  • Low Fuel Indicator Light
  • 2001 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Acura CL S 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Accessory Power Socket Relay
  • Front Accessory Power Socket
  • Rear Accessory Power Socket
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CUTTING KEYS WITH THE EXACTA CODE KEY CUTTER
    Vehicle: 1998 Acura CL 2.3 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: TUBELESS TIRE REPAIR INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 2001 Acura CL 3.2 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Acura CL AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Acura CL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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