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2005 Acura MD-X
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code J35A5 Engine Code J35A5
265 bhp. @ 5800 rpm / Torque: 253 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
24 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.5L - V 6-cyl (3471 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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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  »  5W-20, 0W-20 [1]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

  4. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear  »  GLS80

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] Acura Engine Oil Application Guide (Rev. 12/1/11) indicates
    that 0W-20 is acceptable to use in this application.
    [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  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7.1 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, BDKA Initial Fill  »  2.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed BDKA  »  7.3 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  2.7 liters
    Transfer Case, U/K TRC  »  0.4 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  »  29 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 33 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  
    Air Filter WIX 46802 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24897 Cabin Air Filter  
  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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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

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...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

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...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

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...
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...
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...
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 air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering gearbox
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A steering mechanism that converts the rotational motion of a steering wheel to the side-to-side motion of a lever that is connected to the steering linkage.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
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):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
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 boots & seals
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Check operation
Item:
Lights & accessories
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Any source of illumination and any electrically operated convenience device.
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Underbody
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The area of a vehicle that is typically not visible from above and that is exposed to the road.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
48
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:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
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):
48
Labor Units:
0.3
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:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
84
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Water pump
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that circulates coolant through a vehicle's cooling system.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
84
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
84
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
3.5
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:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.9
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:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.9
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):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.9
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:
2004-09-01
Bulletin Number:
09012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013873

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tighten tpms valve stem nut with torque screwdriver. ( nhtsa item number - 10013873 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
10012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013914

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) troubleshooting at a glance. ( nhtsa item number - 10013914 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10010923

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Alternator is the root cause of adverse engine condition. This may include battery light on or flashing the engine not running or dim lights. Request for visit. Alos includes 2005 acura tl. ( nhtsa item number - 10010923 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013877

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: 2005 mdx has new spare tire hoist and wheel nut wrench. ( nhtsa item number - 10013877 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013891

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Xm satellite radio messaging at a glance. ( nhtsa item number - 10013891 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11162004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014554

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Alternator condition no or low output. ( nhtsa item number - 10014554 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014766

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: P1706 a/t switch short or open. ( nhtsa item number - 10014766 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014767

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tpms dtc 32 34 36 & 38. ( nhtsa item number - 10014767 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014768

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tpms sensor id memorization fails repeatedly. ( nhtsa item number - 10014768 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014771

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Pairing approved bluetooth phones to hands free link. ( nhtsa item number - 10014771 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014774

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:navigational system(global positioning system).

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacement or updated navigation dvd disks. ( nhtsa item number - 10014774 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01162005
NHTSA Item Number:
10014776

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Alternator condition. ( nhtsa item number - 10014776 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
05004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014939

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Product update: climate control unit. The climate control unit is improperly programmed which may cause the heater to work intermittently. ( nhtsa item number - 10014939 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
505
NHTSA Item Number:
10016260

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cranks won't start, immobilizer light flashes. ( nhtsa item number - 10016260 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
505
NHTSA Item Number:
10016266

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Twang or groan noise at 12 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 10016266 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
505
NHTSA Item Number:
10016277

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Verizon motorola v710 hands free link phone. ( nhtsa item number - 10016277 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
505
NHTSA Item Number:
10016279

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Alternator condition (no or low output) dealer visit request. ( nhtsa item number - 10016279 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
05014
NHTSA Item Number:
10017610

Component Description: Child seat:vehicle latch anchor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Child seat anchor locating button is missing. ( nhtsa item number - 10017610 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
07012005
NHTSA Item Number:
10018036

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine won't start at all; or does it intermittently. Check immobilizer system status with the hds. Acura. Servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10018036 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
07012005
NHTSA Item Number:
10018038

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Speedometer shops can transfer odometer mileage. Acura. Servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10018038 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018109

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Homelink won't program with aftermarket remotes. ( nhtsa item number - 10018109 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018114

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Cd malfunction caused by adhesive labels. ( nhtsa item number - 10018114 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018115

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil leaks. ( nhtsa item number - 10018115 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018117

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Supplemental restraint light and dtc 81-64. ( nhtsa item number - 10018117 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-10-01
Bulletin Number:
05023
NHTSA Item Number:
10017422

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: The tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) indicator is on intermittently with diagnostic trouble code 45 stored. ( nhtsa item number - 10017422 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05045
NHTSA Item Number:
10018239

Component Description: Tires:valve.

Service Bulletin Summary: Product improvement campaign: tire valve cap replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10018239 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018323

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil leak(s). Dealer visit request. ( nhtsa item number - 10018323 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11102005
NHTSA Item Number:
10018441

Component Description: Tires:valve.

Service Bulletin Summary: The tire valve caps on vehicle with tire pressure monitoring systems (tpms) are made of aluminum and can corrode and become difficult to remove. ( nhtsa item number - 10018441 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-12-01
Bulletin Number:
1205
NHTSA Item Number:
10018866

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs diagnostic trouble code 81-64. ( nhtsa item number - 10018866 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-08-01
Bulletin Number:
06028
NHTSA Item Number:
10020481

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mil comes on with dtc and the engine runs roughly or stalls. ( nhtsa item number - 10020481 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1006
NHTSA Item Number:
10021177

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Trouble shooting b-can and f-can dtc's. ( nhtsa item number - 10021177 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-05-01
Bulletin Number:
06050
NHTSA Item Number:
10021971

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension: vehicle warranty mileage. ( nhtsa item number - 10021971 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
08-026
NHTSA Item Number:
10025524

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Load carrying capacity reduced label for all acura vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10025524 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-06-050
NHTSA Item Number:
10032775

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: warranty extension: vehicle warranty mileage. A federal court provided final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit alleging that the odometers on certain models were overstating mileage. Vehicles affected by this sett ( nhtsa item number - 10032775 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-10-040
NHTSA Item Number:
10034975

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:starter assembly., (B) Electrical system:starter assembly:relay., (C) Electrical system:starter assembly:solenoid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: starter does not work. Debris coming through the torque converter housing caused the starter to fail. Remove the starter and the debris from the torque converter housing. Then install a new starter, and seal the mounting surface. ( nhtsa item number - 10034975 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-09-037
NHTSA Item Number:
10040492

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. 2005-2006 mdx. A judder from the torque converter lock-up clutch may be felt while driving between 20-45 mph. There is a software update. ( nhtsa item number - 10040492 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-09-037
NHTSA Item Number:
10041727

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: see document search button for owner letter. Lock up clutch function has a pcm update. ( nhtsa item number - 10041727 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-06-023
NHTSA Item Number:
10041772

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: the engine coolant temperature input in misinterpreted by the ecm/pcm/ the mil comes on. ( nhtsa item number - 10041772 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-001
NHTSA Item Number:
10043249

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator., (B) Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: update on some model vehicles regarding testing of alternators with the gr8 alternator/starter tester (ast) module that is installed on gr8 diagnostic battery station. ( nhtsa item number - 10043249 ).

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:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B-PAS-04132016-9
NHTSA Item Number:
10083835

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Dealer message - request for parts to investigatet ( nhtsa item number - 10083835 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
BER16040A
NHTSA Item Number:
10084265

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Engineering request for investigation of the hands ( nhtsa item number - 10084265 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B-PAS-04252016-9
NHTSA Item Number:
10084268

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ahm is investigating customer complaint of the han ( nhtsa item number - 10084268 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-04-01
Bulletin Number:
B-PAS-04292016-9
NHTSA Item Number:
10084285

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ahm is investigating customer complaint of the han ( nhtsa item number - 10084285 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BPAS-05122016902
NHTSA Item Number:
10084166

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dealer message - ahm is investigating client compl ( nhtsa item number - 10084166 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
MDX, PILOT
Year(s):
2005
Manufacturer:
HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)
NHTSA ID:
04V541000
Recall Date:
November 18th, 2004
Units Affected:
61

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, some fuel tanks were improperly manufactured. .

Conequence: In a crash, the fuel tank could be damaged and leak fuel. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers replaced the fuel tank. All owners were notified by telephone on november 10, 2004. .

Notes: Customers can 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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2
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
MDX, PILOT, RIDGELINE
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.)
NHTSA ID:
08E013000
Recall Date:
February 5th, 2008
Units Affected:
2,032

Affected Component: Equipment:mechanical:carrier/rack.

Summary: Honda is recalling 2,032 hitch style bike racks sold as aftermarket for use on my 2003-2007 and some my 2008 honda pilot, ridgeline, and acura mdx vehicles. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the "hitch" style bicycle rack. .

Conequence: When moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch bolt has the potential of causing severe laceration or amputation to the user's fingertips or hand. .

Remedy: Owners should contact thule at 800-thule91 (800-848-5391) to obtain a free repair kit along with repair instructions or owners may contact honda at 1-800-999-1009 or acura at 1-800-382-2238 for further information. .

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

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3
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
MDX, ODYSSEY, PILOT
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
12V573000
Recall Date:
December 11th, 2012
Units Affected:
807,161

Affected Component: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2003 and 2004 pilot and odyssey and 2003 through 2006 acura mdx passenger vehicles manufactured from november 26, 2001, through august 30, 2006. The interlock lever of the ignition switch may deform, which can allow the interlock function of a vehicle with an automatic transmission to be defeated. .

Conequence: Removal of the ignition key when the gear selector of a vehicle with an automatic transmission has not been shifted to the park position can allow the vehicle to roll away, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners and instruct them to take their vehicle to a honda or acura dealer. The dealer will install an updated shift interlock lever and, if necessary, replace any necessary part of the ignition switch, free of charge. The recall began on february 22, 2013. Owners may contact honda at 1-800-999-1009. .

Notes: Honda's recall campaign numbers are s73 and s74. 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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4
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
MDX, PILOT, RL
Year(s):
2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
13V092000
Recall Date:
March 14th, 2013
Units Affected:
183,576

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:control unit/module | traction control system.

Summary: Honda is recalling certain model year 2005 pilot vehicles manufactured july 29, 2004, through august 29, 2005; model year 2005-2006 acura mdx vehicles manufactured september 16, 2004, through september 22, 2005; and model year 2005 acura rl vehicles manufactured march 1, 2004, through june 29, 2005. An electrical capacitor may have been damaged during the manufacturing of the vehicle stability assist (vsa) control module causing intermittent, automatic, minor brake application. However, if the driver applies the brakes while the vsa is malfunctioning, the vehicle may come to an abrupt stop. Additionally, due to a loose ground connection, certain model year 2005 pilots have a vsa system that may apply partial brake force, without the illumination of the brake lights, whether or not the driver is using the brakes. .

Conequence: Sudden inadvertent braking, especially without illumination of the brake lights, may increase the risk of a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Owners will be notified and instructed to take their vehicles to a dealer of their respective brand. The dealer will install a partial wiring harness containing a capacitor for the vsa modulator, free of charge. The affected model year 2005 pilots will have their ground connection tightened. The recall began on april 22, 2013. Honda owners may contact honda automobile customer service at 1-800-999-1009, and select option 4 or go to www. Recalls. Honda. Com; acura owners may contact 1-800-382-2238, and select option 4, or go to www. Recalls. Acura. Com. .

Notes: Honda's recall campaign numbers are s87, s88, and s89. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
5
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
ACCORD, CIVIC, CR-V, ELEMENT, MDX, ODYSSEY, PILOT, RIDGELINE, RL
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
14V353000
Recall Date:
June 20th, 2014
Units Affected:
133,207

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: American honda motor company, inc. 's (honda) is conducting a limited regional recall for certain model year 2003-2005 accord, civic, cr-v, pilot and acura mdx, model year 2003-2004 odyssey and element, and model year 2005 acura rl, and 2006 honda ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in california, and equipped with takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. .

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

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflators in all affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during august 2014. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. .

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

#
6
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
ACCORD, CIVIC, CR-V, ELEMENT, MDX, ODYSSEY, PILOT, RIDGELINE, RL
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
14V353000
Recall Date:
June 20th, 2014
Units Affected:
133,207

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: American honda motor company, inc. 's (honda) is conducting a limited regional recall for certain model year 2003-2005 accord, civic, cr-v, pilot and acura mdx, model year 2003-2004 odyssey and element, and model year 2005 acura rl, and 2006 honda ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in california, and equipped with takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. .

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

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflators in all affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during august 2014. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. .

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

#
7
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
ACCORD, CIVIC, CIVIC GX, CIVIC HYBRID, CL, CR-V, ELEMENT, MDX, ODYSSEY, PILOT, RIDGELINE, TL
Year(s):
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
15V320000
Recall Date:
May 28th, 2015
Units Affected:
6,281,043

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

Summary: Honda (american honda motor co. ) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 accord, 2001-2005 civic, 2001-2004 honda civic gx, 2003-2005 honda civic hybrid, 2002-2006 cr-v, 2003-2011 element, 2002-2004 odyssey, 2003-2008 pilot, 2006 ridgeline, 2003 acura 3. 2cl, 2003-2006 acura mdx, and 2002-2003 acura 3. 2tl vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, 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 driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on july 1, 2015. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Owners may contact acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Note: vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to september 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Vehicles that, on or after september 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. Note: this recall fully supersedes recalls 08v-593, 09v-259, 10v-041, 11v-260, 14v-351 and 15v-153. .

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

#
8
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
CR-V, ELEMENT, FIT, MDX, ODYSSEY, PILOT, RIDGELINE, RL
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
16V344000
Recall Date:
May 24th, 2016
Units Affected:
1,790,894

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Honda (american honda motor co. ) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 acura mdx, 2005-2011 acura rl, 2005-2006 honda cr-v, 2003-2011 element, 2007-2008 fit, 2003-2008 pilot, 2002-2004 odyssey, and 2006-2011 ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or that have ever been registered, in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands, or "zone a. " additionally, unless included in "zone a" above, honda is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 acura mdx, 2005-2008 acura rl, 2005-2006 honda cr-v, 2003-2008 element, 2007-2008 fit, 2003-2008 pilot, 2002-2004 odyssey, and 2006-2008 ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or that have ever been registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b. " lastly, unless included in "zone a" or "zone b" above, honda is recalling model year 2002-2004 odyssey and model year 2003-2004 acura mdx, honda element, and honda pilot vehicles originally sold, or registered, in alaska, colorado, connecticut, idaho, iowa, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, new hampshire, new york, north dakota, oregon, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began june 27, 2016. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are ka0, ka1, ka2, and ka3. .

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

#
9
Make(s):
ACURA, HONDA
Model(s):
CR-V, ELEMENT, FIT, MDX, PILOT, RIDGELINE, RL
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
17V029000
Recall Date:
January 10th, 2017
Units Affected:
308,884

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Honda (american honda motor co. ) is recalling certain 2005-2006 acura mdx and honda cr-v vehicles, 2005-2011 honda element vehicles, 2005-2012 acura rl vehicles, 2006-2012 honda ridgeline vehicles, 2007-2008 honda fit vehicles and 2005-2008 honda pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u. S. Virgin islands, or "zone a. " additionally, if not included in "zone a" above, honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 acura mdx and honda cr-v vehicles, 2005-2009 acura rl and honda element vehicles, 2007-2008 honda fit vehicles, 2005-2008 honda pilot vehicles and 2006-2009 honda ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia, or "zone b. " additionally, if not included in "zone a" or "zone b" above, honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 acura mdx and honda cr-v vehicles, 2005-2008 acura rl, honda element and honda pilot vehicles, 2007-2008 honda fit vehicles and 2006-2008 honda ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in alaska, colorado, connecticut, idaho, iowa, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, montana, new hampshire, new york, north dakota, oregon, rhode island, south dakota, utah, vermont, washington, wisconsin, and wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. .

Conequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall bagan march 2017. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are kd9 and ke0. .

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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