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1997 Acura 3.2TL
3.2L 6-cyl Engine Code C32A6 Engine Code C32A6
200 bhp. @ 5300 rpm / Torque: 210 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm
3.2L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1997 Acura 3.2TL with engine code C32A6) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above -7C  »  10W-30
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30 [1]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Front Differential

    Differential, Front  »  GL-4

    Below -18C  »  80W-90
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above -18C  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-4

    Above -18C  »  90
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGPK)

    Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Below -18C  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  5. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [2] Acura Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008A

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, without filter  »  4 liters [1]
    Engine, with filter  »  4.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, M1WA Initial Fill  »  2.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, M5HA Initial Fill  »  3 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed M5HA  »  8.7 liters
    4 speed M1WA  »  7.2 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.1 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0-1 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LM
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  33 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter WIX 51378 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46092 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33559 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58615 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses through which coolant flows from the radiator through the engine and cooling system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fluid levels
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The amount of liquid in reservoirs and sumps accessible from the topside of the vehicle: engine coolant, automatic transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, power steering fluid, brake and/or clutch fluid, and engine oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Ball and socket parts of the steering linkage that connect the wheel spindles to the rack and pinion or center link.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Final drive fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the final drive. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The RPM of the engine free from load (all accessories off), at normal operating temperature and in neutral (or, in the case of an automatic transmission, park or neutral).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Water pump weep hole
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A small orifice on a water pump behind and below the exposed end of the shaft.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
3.8
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1997-04-01
Bulletin Number:
97005
NHTSA Item Number:
52021

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Radio interference from the ignition coil(s). ( nhtsa item number - 52021 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-04-01
Bulletin Number:
97015
NHTSA Item Number:
52025

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: The driver's footrest is too far away. ( nhtsa item number - 52025 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-06-01
Bulletin Number:
01JUN97
NHTSA Item Number:
604229

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service bulletin on replacing exterior mirror housing. ( nhtsa item number - 604229 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98-454
NHTSA Item Number:
604037

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding automatic transmission 1-2 complaints. ( nhtsa item number - 604037 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-07-01
Bulletin Number:
97-025
NHTSA Item Number:
602354

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Complaints of brake squeal when you lightly depress the brake pedal. ( nhtsa item number - 602354 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-04-01
Bulletin Number:
066
NHTSA Item Number:
605147

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer may complain of 1 - 2 shift. ( nhtsa item number - 605147 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
991001
NHTSA Item Number:
610250

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brief information regarding starter motor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 610250 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
00007
NHTSA Item Number:
612493

Component Description: Suspension:multiple axle.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing growling or whining from one or both of the rear wheels when driving. ( nhtsa item number - 612493 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1001
NHTSA Item Number:
626607

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding safety restraint system diagnostic trouble code 5-1 through 8-3, internal safety restraint system unit failure. ( nhtsa item number - 626607 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
102
NHTSA Item Number:
629320

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding a squeal noise at front suspension at low temperature. ( nhtsa item number - 629320 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
102
NHTSA Item Number:
629322

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on troubleshooting diagnostic trouble codes p1705, p1768, p0753, p0758. ( nhtsa item number - 629322 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
010302
NHTSA Item Number:
636758

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding front suspension squeaks in cold weather. ( nhtsa item number - 636758 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009253

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Clearing antilock braking system diagnostic trouble codes. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009253 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009254

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: A/c compressor control logic. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009254 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009256

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent sra diagnostic trouble code 1-1 to 1-5, driver's airbag inflator circuit. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009256 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
110102
NHTSA Item Number:
10005860

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning (a/c) compressor control logic. Acura service news. ( nhtsa item number - 10005860 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1102
NHTSA Item Number:
10014061

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Troubleshooting abs or tcs diagnostic trouble code 51 and/or 53. ( nhtsa item number - 10014061 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
091203
NHTSA Item Number:
10004665

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Letter to service manager regarding ignition switch recall campaign. ( nhtsa item number - 10004665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
104
NHTSA Item Number:
10009058

Component Description: Air bags:on-off switch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Airbag on/off switch application chart. Acura. Tech line summary. ( nhtsa item number - 10009058 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
02012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10012910

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Airbag on off switch. ( nhtsa item number - 10012910 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009042

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Don't test-drive with the malfunction indicator lamp or d indicator on. Acura. Servicenews. April 2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10009042 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-0708
NHTSA Item Number:
10037486

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: there are guidelines for various situations and procedures including: tire pressure valve stem installation, trailer stability malfunction light is on, engine oil application guide, new software, new transmission fluid, notchy steeri ( nhtsa item number - 10037486 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA, ISUZU
Model(s):
ACCORD, CL, OASIS, ODYSSEY, PRELUDE, RL, TL
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998
Manufacturer:
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
NHTSA ID:
99V069000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
124,875

Affected Component: Suspension:front:control arm:lower ball joint.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Certain vehicles were manufactured with ball joints that can prematurely wear out and, in the worse case, the ball joint would separate causing the front suspension to collapse. .

Conequence: This condition would result in vehicle deceleration and a sudden loss of power. Also steering controllability would be reduced. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. .

Notes: Owner notification began may 17, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact honda at 1-800-999-1009 or acura 1-800-382-2238. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
2
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
RL, TL
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
NHTSA ID:
99V227000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
96,518

Affected Component: Power train:automatic transmission.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. A transmission case bolt can loosen and fall out allowing the transmission to disengage from the differential. .

Conequence: The vehicle could lose power to the drive wheels without warning. Also, shifting the transmission into the park position would not lock the wheels, and a parked vehicle could move unexpectedly if the parking brake is not set. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a redesigned bolt. .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin during august 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact honda at 1-800-999-1009. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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