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2013 Acura ILX
1.5L 4-cyl Engine Code LEA2Variable Engine Code LEA2Variable Fuel
111 bhp. @ 5500 rpm / Torque: 127 ft. lbs. @ 1000 rpm
16 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
1.5L - Inline 4-cyl (1497 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1

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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 (2013 Acura ILX with engine code LEA2Variable) 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*
    All TEMPS  »  0W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, S9FA  »  VTF06

    Synthetic CVT Fluid (CVTQT)
  3. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  4. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Acura Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008A

  5. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, without filter  »  3.4 liters [1]
    Engine, with filter  »  3.6 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  5.2 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, S9FA Initial Fill  »  2.8 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    speed S9FA  »  5.3 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  6. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  7. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  30 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K13)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57356 Oil Filter [1]
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24815 Cabin Air Filter [2]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals; Hybrid (SubModel)
    [2] Hybrid (SubModel)
  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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ASM 0W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASM)

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...
XLZ 0W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLZ)

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...
OEZ 0W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEZ)

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...
CVT Synthetic CVT Fluid

CVT's require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional...
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 cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.35
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.14
Parts Units:
3.4
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing and connections that carry fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering gear rack, linkage & boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Steering component that converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel to the horizontal motion necessary to operate the steering linkage.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Tie rod ends, steering gearbox & boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tie rod ends are lubricated ball and socket type joints between the wheel spindles and the steering linkage. The steering gearbox is on the controlled end of the linkage and at the base of the steering shaft. Boots are rubber seals that contain lubricant at any moving joints.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
160,000 miles (256,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
96
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:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-032
NHTSA Item Number:
10051799

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: information regarding procedure to update programmable software of handsfreelink (hfl) control units and what tools and equipment is required. Vehicles with hfl control units. No models or model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10051799 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASN: 1305
NHTSA Item Number:
10052433

Component Description: (A) Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic., (C) Tires., (D) Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: service news. Engine shuts off, power on, but in accessory; never use conventional wheel & tire assemblies on pax vehicles; mil on after throttle body cleaning or replacement; s/m fix brake system bleeding. Various models and mod ( nhtsa item number - 10052433 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ASN-49584
NHTSA Item Number:
10053207

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: information in the service news, from manufacturer, regarding various issues of troubleshooting, installation, replacing, servicing and repairing various model and model year vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10053207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-09-05-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10053404

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: some vehicles may have a no-start symptom requiring the replacement of the 12v battery. ( nhtsa item number - 10053404 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-09-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-20-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10054482

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: an investigation into a no start condition that requires replacement of 12v battery, in some vehicles. Model 2013 ilx. ( nhtsa item number - 10054482 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-14-015
NHTSA Item Number:
10055892

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: an issue with performance, on some vehicles, and a misinterpretation by powertrain control module (pcm) of mass air flow (maf) sensor inputs when driving, causing malfunction indicator illumination. Model 2013 ilx. ( nhtsa item number - 10055892 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
CR-V, ILX
Year(s):
2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)
NHTSA ID:
12V338000
Recall Date:
July 19th, 2012
Units Affected:
172,837

Affected Component: Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch.

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 honda cr-v and model year 2013 acura ilx vehicles. If the manual or power door lock is activated while an interior front door handle is being operated by an occupant, the cable connecting the interior door handle to the door latch mechanism may become loose and move out of position. There is a possibility that the cable can move far enough out of position to prevent the door from properly latching. .

Conequence: If the door is not fully latched, the door may open while driving or in a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury to the vehicle occupants. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front door latch assemblies in the affected vehicles, free of charge. Additionally, the interior front door handles in certain honda cr-vs will also be replaced, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about, august 16, 2012. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. .

Notes: Honda recall campaign numbers s45/s46/s47. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153);.

#
2
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
ILX
Year(s):
2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
14V323000
Recall Date:
June 13th, 2014
Units Affected:
14,078

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: American honda motor co. , inc (honda) is recalling certain model year 2013 acura ilx vehicles manufactured january 16, 2012 to march 1, 2013, ilx hybrid vehicles manufactured january 12, 2012 to february 7, 2013, and certain model year 2014 ilx vehicles manufactured may 2, 2013, to may 31, 2014, and ilx hybrid vehicles manufactured october 18, 2013 to february 19, 2014. Excessive heat temperatures around the headlight bulb and reflector unit may diminish the output of the headlight and cause smoke, melting, and fire. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: The diminished light output may decrease the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Additonally, the excessive heat coming from around the bulb and reflector could cause the headlights to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlights, free of charge. The recall began in july 2014. Owners may contact acura customer service at 1-800-862-2872. Honda's number for this recall is je9. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
CR-V, CR-Z, FIT, FIT EV, ILX, INSIGHT, RDX, RIDGELINE, RL, TL, ZDX
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
16V061000
Recall Date:
February 3rd, 2016
Units Affected:
2,232,187

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module.

Summary: Honda (american honda motor co. ) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 honda cr-v, 2011-2015 cr-z, 2010-2014 fcx, and insight, 2009-2013 fit, 2013-2014 fit ev, 2007-2014 ridgeline, 2013-2016 acura ilx, 2013-2014 acura ilx hybrid, 2007-2016 rdx, 2005-2012 acura rl, 2009-2014 acura tl, and 2010-2013 acura zdx vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began march 2017. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are jy0, jy1, and jy2. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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