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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Acura MDX
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The catalytic converters went out on my car.
Hi there. I suggest getting the RV6 Perfomace catalytic converters for your vehicle. Both sets are for your vehicle, however, the RV6 design has a larger pipe and will not restrict the engine during hard acceleration. Also, when replacing the...
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my brakes all of a sudden started making a grinding loud noise. the grinding continues while driving even brakes are not applied.
Hi there: Depending on what's causing the grinding noise; whether it's the brake pads grinding on the rotor, it's possible that the rotors and pads both need to be replaced. However, if the car is making a similar sound when...
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Can a side engine mount leak? 2003 Acura MDX
Hi there - yes, the motor mounts in your Acura are hydraulic, containing a small amount of fluid, and can leak if damaged, or if they fail. I would recommend an engine mount replacement by a mobile, professional mechanic, such...
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VSA problem
Hi there. The VSA light is on indicating that the traction control is active. This will turn on the brake system and try to control the vehicle in the event a tire will slip. The wheel sensor on the left...
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My Jeep shifts great at the begining, but after about 25 minutes of driving, it doesn't shift out and the D5 starts flashing
Hey there. This is a common issue related to the transmission pressure switch failing. The transmission pressure switch is a unit that monitors the fluid pressure inside the transmission and relays this to the transmission control module which tells the...
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MY CAR IS MAKING A SOUND WHEN I TRY TO START IT AND IT WILL NOT TURN OVER
If the starter is turning, but not engaging, that will make a whiny kind of sound. But you could also use that word to describe the sound of a car that is cranking without compression. Have a friend look under...
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Power locking,and unlocking with remote does not work
Hello there, you have several different issues going on with your 2006 Acura MDX. When the window regulator is replaced there is a window reset procedure that must be done, this tells the regulator when the window is fully closed,...
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My car cranks but doesn't turn over
Hi there. First, we need to determine what is going on. Does it crank and not start? or does the engine not crank/turn over? Cranking and turning over mean the same to technicians. You described it as cranking and not...
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Filling an MDX Acura with diesel instead of regular 2002 Acura MDX
Hello - your best bet is to have the diesel fuel drained from the fuel tank by a professional mechanic, replace the fuel filter, then refill with premium fuel (for highest possible octane rating to compensate for effects of any...
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What do I do when the car won't crank and shows 'check starting system'? But after a couple of trials it starts without any issues
Hello. The first thing to understand is that the check starting system light illuminates for several reasons. The starting light will give you a diagnostic troubleshooting code when the vehicle is scanned with the light on. Due to the fact...
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When cranking the engine, there are a few sparks on the ignition coil and then they cut off
That green key light flashing is the vehicle's immobilizer system. The system either does not recognize the key, or has not received the key ID, and stops the engine from starting. This is why you see some sparks, then it...
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Power Hatchback
The power hatch has a motor and a rod that push the door open, but this device was not designed to hold the weight. There should be lifters or struts mounted to the door and body as well. If they...
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My car has entertainment system, current DVD player is not accepting USB devices. Can I change DVD player which takes USB device?
Hello - there are no apparent replacement DVD or infotainment packages available for this model yet - at least through normal audio aftermarket channels like Crutchfield, et al. Keep after Acura Customer Service. The auto makers have much longer development...
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My car is shaking when accelerating.
Hi there. The description you have provided, leads me to believe you are experiencing an inner cv wobble. The inner cv joint has excessive play, this results in shaking upon acceleration. Another possibility would be, a broken engine or transmission...
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I drove with the emergency brakes on. What went wrong?
Since you didn't actually go down the road with your Parking Brake on, I doubt there was a lot of damage caused, but an inspection of the system must be done to make sure. The problem with your steering is...
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Code P0420 shows on the dash of my 2005 Acura MDX
Acura did have a tech bulletin released in September 2011 regarding fault P0420 and a possible software update that may rectify this situation. You can try contacting your local Acura dealer service department or Acura Customer service to see if...
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Car won't start and anti-theft alarm goes off when I try to jump it
If the battery is less than 4 years old, have it load tested. It will have to be fully charged, though, in order for a load test to be reliable. In your circumstance, if the battery is more than 4...
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How much for an oil change, battery change and alignment cost?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the battery, changing the engine oil, and performing an alignment.
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Just had oil and oil filter changed, new tires installed and got a B13 Maintenane called de alert.
This is the service code that warns the driver to take the vehicle to a service facility to have certain items maintained and inspected including but not limited to checking or changing the oil, inspecting the brakes, rotating and balancing...
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My car had electrical damage due to rodents and needs dash harness replaced. How long does a harness replacement typically take?
The wiring harness in the dash would need to be repaired most likely since the new harness would not be available anywhere. The labor will be on a time and materials basis and most mechanics would not want to take...

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