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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX 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 MDX cars and light trucks from 1990+

Acura -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cabin Air Filter, Replace -> 3.2CL & 3.5RL -> 3.2TL -> MDX -> RSX
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

MDX

  • Support glove compartment door with hand, then remove stops from each side.
  • Remove glove compartment mounting screws, then glove compartment.
  • Cut plastic cross brace in glove compartment opening, Fig. , then remove glove compartment frame.
  • Remove filter cover A from evaporator housing B, then filter, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install.

RSX

  • Support glove compartment door with hand, then remove stops from each side, then mounting bolts and glove compartment.
  • Remove filter cover, then pull filter straight out, ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Rotor, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • If replacing front rotor, remove pin bolt and pivot caliper up away from rotor.
  • If replacing rear rotor, proceed as follows:
    • Remove calip...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Acura -> Component Locations -> MDX, RSX, TL, TSX, 3.2CL, 1999-03 3.2TL & 2005-06 RL
Vehicle: 2002 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

On MDX, RSX, TL, TSX, 3.2CL, 1999-03 3.2TL and 20...

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

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2003 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

Front

  • Loosen wheel nuts slightly.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Lift up locking tab on spindle nut then remove nut.
  • If left driveshaft is removed, drain transmission fluid, using a suitable container. It is not required to drain transmission fluid when right driveshaft is removed.
  • Remove stabilizer link from dampner.
  • Remove lock pin from lower arm ball joint castle nut and remove nut. Avoid damaging ball joint and install ball joint thread protector onto threads of ball joint. Do not damage ba...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification
Vehicle: 2006 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

If the TPMS indicator begins to flash for approximately one minute and then stays On, a problem in the TPMS system is indicated. A CHECK TPMS SYSTEM message will also appear in the multi-information display.

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Acura MDX 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Remove battery ground terminal from battery.
  • Remove engine cover.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove A/C suction line from brackets.
  • Remove coolant reservoir, then remove power steering fluid reservoir from bracket.
  • Remove harness bracket, then disconnect A/C compressor clutch connector.
  • Disconnect alternator connector and black wire from alternator.
  • Remove mountin...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Acura -> 2001-06 MDX
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 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 a...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Acura -> Maintenance Required Lamp -> 2001-09 MDX
Vehicle: 2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

The vehicle must be stopped to reset the maintenance information display.

  • Place the ignition switch in the on position. If messages are displayed, press info button to cancel.
  • Press and release the SEL/RESET button until Engine Oil Life Indicator is displayed, Fig. .
  • Pre...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2007 Acura MDX 3.7 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse proce...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

Behind Middle Of Front Bumper Diagram for 2004 Acura MDX  3.5 V6 GASBehind Middle Of Front Bumper Diagram for 2004 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Outside Air Temperature Sensor
  • EVAP Control System Components Diagram for 2006 Acura MDX  3.5 V6 GASEVAP Control System Components Diagram for 2006 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Evaporative Emission Canister Purge Valve
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

    2005 Acura MDX  3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Intermittent Wiper Relay
  • Windshield Washer Motor
  • Driver Multiplex Control Unit
  • 2007 Acura MDX  3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Acura MDX 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Gauge Control Module
  • Active Damper System Control Unit
  • Active Damper System Indicator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: TQI OF THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Document: VEHICLE PULLING OR DRIFTING - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Pull, Grab
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Acura MDX 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 MDX 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 MDX 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 MDX 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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