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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Acura MDX
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Engine mounts
Hi There, A broken or worn out engine mount will usually cause a shaking or vibration. Engine mounts are generally rubber mounted braces that hold the engine in place to the chassis of the car. When these break or become...
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01 acura mdx oil pan replacement, do i need to drop the subfame
You might have to remove the sub-frame center beam. The removal instructions do NOT refer to that component but, strangely, the oil pan installation instructions refer to it. It should be evident if the center bean is in the way...
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Hi, Joshua, I need time belt replaced on my Acura Mdx. I will provide all parts necessary, wonder how much you charge for labor? S
Hi there. To reach out directly to Josh and receive an estimate for this service, please click this link and enter your information for the timing belt replacement. Once our service team receives your data, they will send you an...
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Joshua, I have a '02 Acura MDX with about 90K miles. It has always been garaged (since 2003). It's probably time to change the m
Since all the belts need to be removed to get to the timing belt I would recommend all accessory belts be replaced also. I would also recommend replacing the water pump and thermostat at the same time since the water...
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2007 Acura MDX service A1234
The required maintenance for "A1234" is an oil & filter change, tire rotation, replacement of transmission fluid, replacement of spark plugs, replacement of timing belt, inspection of valve clearance and inspection of drive belt. To obtain an exact written quote...
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My 01 MDX loses power while driving at any given point, trying to step on gas does not work. When i pull over and shut off engine
Hi there. Since there are a variety of issues that can cause a loss of power, it is vital to narrow down the issue to a particular system. Based on hat you've described, I would assume that the primary system...
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No acceleration
The problem sounds like the catalyst are blocked and causing excessive EGR backpressure and codes and loss of power. You will need to have the O2 sensors in the manifolds removed and the system checked for excessive back pressure indicating...
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2004 Acura MDX brake lights not working. VSA light on with a yellow triangle. Drive & shifting works good
Hi there. The vehicle stability assist (VSA) Off light is located on the instrument panel and illuminates whenever the VSA system is deactivated. When the VSA system is reactivated, the light will disappear. If the brake lights are not working,...
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2012 acura steering wheel vibration at parking lot speed normal ????
Any vibration in the steering is not normal. If you are experiencing a "pulse" at low speeds it may be a problem with a tire. Flat spots in the tire can broadcast their irregularities to the steering wheel. A vibration...
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My dealer told me that I should replace the oil pump along with the timing belt
Hi There, There are a number of differences between the oil pump and the water pump, however the main difference is that the water pump pumps the coolant through the motor and is driven by the timing belt and the...
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My 2003 Acura MDX Doesn't want to start it cranks the light in the truck will turn on. The battery light, check engine and oil lig
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Car starts, shakes then Dies out within seconds!
Hi there. The dreaded rotten egg smell is caused by either a clutch that is damaged or the catalytic converter that needs to be replaced. I would recommend before you take your car to any repair facility or attempt any...
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My MDX has 107K miles, what major service is needed, if any?
There is no scheduled, or Acura recommended, 100,000 maintenance service interval for your vehicle. Instead, virtually all maintenance required for your vehicle is tracked by the vehicle computer (a "maintenance minder" system) and reported, using letter and number codes, via...
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A/c blows cold on max but when you change temp, the air gets warm.
There is an issue with the thermostat for the air conditioning system. The adjustment switch to the air conditioning system may be defective and not adjusting the thermostat properly, but instead it is opening the vent to the heater core...
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When I turn my car slightly to the left, I hear a humming noise almost like a rubbing noise. The steering wheel doesnt vibrate
The noise could be from the wheel bearing rubbing as it may have dry grease inside the bearing. The noise also could be the power steering pump as there is a load applied to the pump more than steering the...
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Cost to replace O2 sensors and belts on 2003 Acura MDX
Hi there. In order to get you the right pricing for these services, we need to put you in contact with our sales team. The best way to begin this process if for you to first request a quote for...
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Hello I'm planning on buying this 2005 Acura MDX but one of the issue on the car is that it needs the coil pack replaced. Could yo
The vehicle you are looking at has six individual coils (aka, "coil packs", or "coil on plug") one for each of the six spark plugs on the engine. These are frankly mundane devices and if only one is faulty, if...
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2007 Acura mdx 125K miles. Won't upshift above third gear. Codes p1717, p0842, and po743. Do I need a new transmission?
Hello, thank you for writing in. In this situation facing a potential several thousand dollars repair, you will likely feel better with a second inspection. The codes you have are for several electrical systems on the transmission. These do not...
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My car stopped accelerating while driving and turned off.. lights and everything else would work but car wouldn't turn on 2002 Acura MDX
Hi there - there are 2 failures in particular that are likely candidates at your mileage level - a failed timing belt, and a fuel pump malfunction. If you don't hear the fuel pump run for a few seconds when...
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White sweet smelling smoke out the exhaust and a little cooler dripping front front
White, sweet smelling smoke coming out of the exhaust means you're burning coolant. It could be that an intake gasket is leaking in a place where coolant can be drawn into the engine. Or it could be that a head...

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