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2003 Acura RSX
2.0L 4-cyl Engine Code K20A2 Engine Code K20A2
200 bhp. @ 7400 rpm / Torque: 142 ft. lbs. @ 6000 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.0L - Inline 4-cyl (1998 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 11:1

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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 (2003 Acura RSX with engine code K20A2) 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  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, X2M5 (6-SPD)  »  GLS43

    All TEMPS  » 
    Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid 5W-30 (MTFQT)
  3. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS001

    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  5. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

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

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

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, Type S, without filter  »  4.5 liters [1]
    Engine, Type S, with filter  »  4.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, With ATXL Initial Fill  »  5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With MTXL Initial Fill  »  5.1 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Manual Transmission, X2M5 (6-SPD)  »  1.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT 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
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29 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]
    Air Filter WIX 42188 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24817 Cabin Air 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...
MTF 5W 30 Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF) is a premium quality synthetic lubricant designed to surpass the most demanding lubrication requirements of manual transmissions and transaxles where non-extreme pressure fluids are used. Packa...
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
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:
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 axles
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
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
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
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:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
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):
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):
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
110,000 miles (176,000 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:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
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:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
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).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
100102
NHTSA Item Number:
10005945

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Install intake manifold runner control (imrc) valve correctly. Acura servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10005945 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
100102
NHTSA Item Number:
10005950

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Poor air conditioner cooling on hard acceleration. Acura servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10005950 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009249

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly:pressure relief devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Special tool for fuel pressure measurement. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009249 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1002
NHTSA Item Number:
10009250

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Pops out of 2nd gear after crankshaft replacement. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009250 ).

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:
10009255

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Keyless remote transmitter inoperative,. Check keyless, ceiling light, ignition key reminder beeper before troubleshooting keyless remote system. October tech line information. ( nhtsa item number - 10009255 ).

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:
110102
NHTSA Item Number:
10005864

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: How to get adapters for the fuel pressure gauge set. ( nhtsa item number - 10005864 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
110102
NHTSA Item Number:
10005865

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ceiling light, ignition key beeper foil keyless entry. ( nhtsa item number - 10005865 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1102
NHTSA Item Number:
10014058

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front camber adjustment. ( nhtsa item number - 10014058 ).

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:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1102
NHTSA Item Number:
10014071

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Odometer accuracy. ( nhtsa item number - 10014071 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1102
NHTSA Item Number:
10014075

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs warning light on after body shop repair. ( nhtsa item number - 10014075 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
011202
NHTSA Item Number:
10001965

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Adjust front camber by using adjusting bolts. On '02-03 rsx models. ( nhtsa item number - 10001965 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
1202
NHTSA Item Number:
10002582

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Searching isis for diagnostic trouble code information. 1996 - 2003 models. ( nhtsa item number - 10002582 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
010103
NHTSA Item Number:
10005122

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs indicator comes on after body shop repair. Acura servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10005122 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-04-01
Bulletin Number:
040103
NHTSA Item Number:
10002785

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Condition where the key-in beeper, headlights chime and ceiling light inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10002785 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
062503
NHTSA Item Number:
10002162

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Investigating occurrences of the srs light being on with diagnostic trouble code 15-3. Various models including the 2002-2003 3. 5rl. ( nhtsa item number - 10002162 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
060103
NHTSA Item Number:
10002692

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on finding a vehicle's emission type or group. ( nhtsa item number - 10002692 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
060103
NHTSA Item Number:
10002698

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code p0710 (aft temperature sensor) set - troubleshooting tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10002698 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
603
NHTSA Item Number:
10003195

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: A faulty aft temperature sensor or a problem with the atf temperature sensor circuit can cause diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0710. ( nhtsa item number - 10003195 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
603
NHTSA Item Number:
10003197

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: The key interlock solenoid in the ignition switch is energized antytime the shift lever is not in the park position. This solenoid produces heat that is transferred to the key and felt by the customer when he/she touches the metal key. ( nhtsa item number - 10003197 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
071403
NHTSA Item Number:
10002981

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda is investigating an exhaust leak at the header flex joint to the converter with customer's contention as a rattle or exhaust noise. ( nhtsa item number - 10002981 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
080103
NHTSA Item Number:
10003103

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: American honda service engineering is investigating occurrences of the srs light being on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 15-3. ( nhtsa item number - 10003103 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
092203
NHTSA Item Number:
10004687

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda is investigating an exhaust leak at the header flex joint to the converter with customer's contention as a rattle or exhaust noise. Warranty parts inspection address included. ( nhtsa item number - 10004687 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
903
NHTSA Item Number:
10005013

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hard to engage 1st gear, grinds into reverse. Tech line summary. ( nhtsa item number - 10005013 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
903
NHTSA Item Number:
10005016

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unequal dash vent air conditioner temperature. Tech line summary. ( nhtsa item number - 10005016 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090103
NHTSA Item Number:
10005068

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tire noise and/or wind noise can masquerade as a problem with automatic transmission gears. Acura servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10005068 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1003
NHTSA Item Number:
10004959

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:fluid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Testing brake fluid for petroleum contamination. Various models including 2003 and 2004 nsx and 2004 rsx. ( nhtsa item number - 10004959 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1003
NHTSA Item Number:
10004960

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Heater blower motor overheats or blows fuse. ( nhtsa item number - 10004960 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
1203
NHTSA Item Number:
10014160

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Updating replacement ecm/pcm software. ( nhtsa item number - 10014160 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
012012003
NHTSA Item Number:
10014344

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Atf (automatic transmission fluid) leaks from cooler line banjo bolt. ( nhtsa item number - 10014344 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03037
NHTSA Item Number:
10008535

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front brake squeal. ( nhtsa item number - 10008535 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009087

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Always update software in replacement engine control modules/powertrain control modules. Acura. Servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10009087 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009036

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs indicator on after body shop repair. Check for srs diagnostic trouble codes. Acura servicenews. April 2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10009036 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009040

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repairing atf leaks under warranty. Acura. Servicenews. April 2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10009040 ).

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:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
02015
NHTSA Item Number:
10012658

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs indicator comes on with srs diagnostic trouble code. ( nhtsa item number - 10012658 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04011
NHTSA Item Number:
10012660

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Squeak at the clutch pedal. ( nhtsa item number - 10012660 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
04014
NHTSA Item Number:
10008707

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine hesitates when accelerating from a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10008707 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
02016
NHTSA Item Number:
10008708

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:gear position indication (prndl).

Service Bulletin Summary: Notchy feel when shifting. ( nhtsa item number - 10008708 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
05012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009002

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:anti-theft devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Audio unit and navi anti-theft codes available on in. Acura servicenews. May 2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10009002 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
05012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10009005

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Use the honda diagnostic system to read srs diagnostic trouble codes. Acura servicenews. May 2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10009005 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
04014
NHTSA Item Number:
10008520

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine hesitates when accelerating from a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10008520 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
04018
NHTSA Item Number:
10008522

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhaust noise during hard acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 10008522 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
604
NHTSA Item Number:
10014045

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dash lights inoperative with aftermarket radio. ( nhtsa item number - 10014045 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
06012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014342

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine idle problems check the iac valve. ( nhtsa item number - 10014342 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
03031
NHTSA Item Number:
10008366

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sulfur smell in the interior. ( nhtsa item number - 10008366 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-09-01
Bulletin Number:
904
NHTSA Item Number:
10013738

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sending honda diagnostic system (hds) snapshots. Acura tech line summary for dealer distribution. ( nhtsa item number - 10013738 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-09-01
Bulletin Number:
904
NHTSA Item Number:
10013745

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Automatic transmission solenoid replacement criteria. Acura tech line summary for dealer distribution. ( nhtsa item number - 10013745 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
10012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013911

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: A/t solenoid replacement criteria. ( nhtsa item number - 10013911 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
04040
NHTSA Item Number:
10013628

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wind noise at the top of the windshield. ( nhtsa item number - 10013628 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11162004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014549

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Harsh 3-2 and or 2-1 downshift. ( nhtsa item number - 10014549 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10018335

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Harsh or noisy downshifts when slowing down. Acura servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10018335 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
04010
NHTSA Item Number:
10008370

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) comes on with diagnostic trouble code p0122. ( nhtsa item number - 10008370 ).

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:
2005-06-01
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:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
09012005
NHTSA Item Number:
10018046

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Power door locks won't lock or unlock. Acura. Servicenews. ( nhtsa item number - 10018046 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
090105
NHTSA Item Number:
10018108

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: A loose timing chain, a defective auto tensioner, a loose timing chain sprocket, low engine oil pressure or a momentarily seized camshaft can cause an intermittent dtc. ( nhtsa item number - 10018108 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05048
NHTSA Item Number:
10018241

Component Description: Visibility:rear window wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear window wiper is noisy or does not work. ( nhtsa item number - 10018241 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-12-01
Bulletin Number:
1205
NHTSA Item Number:
10018865

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission grinds at shifts, skip shifting. ( nhtsa item number - 10018865 ).

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:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
06-008
NHTSA Item Number:
10024561

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension: opds unit or opds sensor triggers srs dtc's 15-1, 15-2, 15-3. Csc was received. ( nhtsa item number - 10024561 ).

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:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
08-018
NHTSA Item Number:
10026204

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Acura: 6 speed manual transmission grinds when shifting into 3rd gear, pops out of 3rd gear, or is hard to shift into 3rd gear. Transmission has a faulty 3rd gear synchronizer or 3-4 shift sleeve. ( nhtsa item number - 10026204 ).

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

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1
Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, INFINITI, JEEP, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, SCION, TOYOTA
Model(s):
3 SERIES, 5 SERIES, ACCORD, ALTIMA, BLAZER, CARAVAN, CIVIC, COROLLA, DENALI, ECLIPSE, EXPEDITION, F-150, FRONTIER, GRAND CHEROKEE, I30, INTEGRA, LANCER, MATRIX, MUSTANG, RAM, RSX, SENTRA, SILVERADO, XB
Year(s):
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
ANZO USA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
06E023000
Recall Date:
March 13th, 2006
Units Affected:
292,000

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. Some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. The recall began may 9, 2006. Owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket headlamp assemblies manufactured by anzo and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. 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, FORD, HONDA, MAZDA, MITSUBISHI
Model(s):
ACCORD, CIVIC, LANCER, MUSTANG, PROTEGE, RSX
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
ALFAOTTO AUTO ACCESSORIES
NHTSA ID:
06E038000
Recall Date:
May 8th, 2006
Units Affected:
724

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain alfaotto combination headlamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning. .

Remedy: Alfaotto will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. The recall began on may 10, 2006. Owners may contact alfaotto at 626-656-2992 or visit their website at www. Alfaotto. Com. .

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, BMW, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, JEEP, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, SCION, TOYOTA
Model(s):
3 SERIES, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVENGER, CIVIC, COROLLA, DEL SOL, DENALI, ECLIPSE, EXPEDITION, F-150, FRONTIER, GRAND AM, GRAND CHEROKEE, INTEGRA, LANCER, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, PROTEGE, RSX, SEBRING, SENTRA, SILVERADO, XB
Year(s):
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
TRADESONIC
NHTSA ID:
06E064000
Recall Date:
July 17th, 2006
Units Affected:
4,029

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain tradesonic combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during july 2006. Owners may contact tradesonic at 626-934-8884. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to tradesonic aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. For more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers. " 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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4
Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCEDES, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SATURN, SCION, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 300M, 4RUNNER, 626, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVALANCHE, AVENGER, B-SERIES TRUCK, B2000, BEETLE, BLAZER, BONNEVILLE, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, CONCORDE, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, D21, DAKOTA, DURANGO, E CLASS, E36, E39, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, ES, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPRESS, F-150, F-250, F250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GOLF, GRAND AM, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, GS, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, ION, IS, JETTA, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS, LUMINA, MALIBU, MATRIX, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, NEON, ODYSSEY, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, PT CRUISER, RAM, RANGER, RAV4, RSX, RX300, S CLASS, S10, SAVANA, SEBRING, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SL, SL CLASS, SONATA, SPORTAGE, SUNBIRD, TACOMA, TAURUS, THUNDERBIRD, VITARA, XB, XTERRA
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
SABERSPORT
NHTSA ID:
09E012000
Recall Date:
April 7th, 2009
Units Affected:
16,270

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on may 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also 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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