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1997 Acura SLX
3.2L 6-cyl Engine Code [V] Engine Code [V] 6VD1
190 bhp. @ 5600 rpm / Torque: 188 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
3.2L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1997 Acura SLX with engine code [V]) 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*
    -15 To 0C  »  10W-20
    -15 To 15C  »  20W-20
    -25 To 38C  »  10W-30
    0 To 38C  »  30
    Above -15C  »  15W-20, 20W-40, 20W-50
    Below 38C  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

  4. Front Differential

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    -18 To 32C  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GL-5*

    -18 To 32C  »  90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GL-5*

    Below 10C  »  80W [1]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Below 10C  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Front  »  GL-5

    Above 10C  »  140
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Front  »  GL-5*

    Above 10C  »  140 [1]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5

    Above 10C  »  140
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ SGRX  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5

    Below 10C  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5*

    -18 To 32C  »  90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5*

    Above 10C  »  140 [1]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ SGRX  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5*

    Below 10C  »  80W [1]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear W/O SGRX  »  GL-5

    -18 To 32C  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  6. Power Steering Fluid

  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] Add one 4-ounce bottle of LSD lubricant additive Acura P/N
    8-01052-358-0
    [2] Acura Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008A
    [3] DEXRON-III Automatic Transmission Fluid

  10. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.4 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, RMQ Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed RMQ  »  8.7 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.5 liters
    Differential, With SGRX Rear  »  1.9 liters [2]
    Differential, Without SGRX Rear  »  1.8 liters
    Transfer Case, U/K TRC  »  1.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Saginaw rear axle has a removable rear cover without fill
    plug.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0-3 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LM
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  33 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K20) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51334 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46006 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33310 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58876 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the Ea15k46, which will still work for this vehicle
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

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

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

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
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...
XLO 10W-40 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLO)

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...
AMO 10W-40 Premium Protection Motor Oil (AMO)

For use in both gasoline and diesel engines. Offers multi-functionality and wear protection. Ideal for applications where the extra protection of a higher-viscosity oil is desired. Excellent for motor homes and older vehicles, as well as many types o...
AFL Synthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil (AFL)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL) is a Mid-SAPS synthetic motor oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated wit...
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.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Power steering fluid
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hydraulic fluid used in a power steering system.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Accelerator pedal linkage
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The linkage between the accelerator pedal and a vehicle's throttle body or carburetor.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Body
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The outer panels that shroud the mechanical and electrical workings of a vehicle.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Auto shift lock/starter safety switch
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that prevents the starter from functioning unless the shifter is in the park or neutral position, and prevents the shifter from being moved unless the brake pedal is depressed.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.08
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect for leaks
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Brake & clutch master cylinders
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Devices in a hydraulic system that have access to a fluid reservoir and are activated by their respective pedals. The "master" cylinder is the source of hydraulic pressure when activated by the user.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Accelerator pedal linkage
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The linkage between the accelerator pedal and a vehicle's throttle body or carburetor.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pedal
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device used to control a vehicle's brakes.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
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:
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:
Cruise control linkage
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical connection between the cruise control device and an engine's throttle device.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Heater hoses
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubing that carries engine coolant between a vehicle's cooling system and heater core.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Lock cylinders
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The part of a hatch or door's latching mechanism into which the key is inserted.
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:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Check for leaks
Item:
Automatic transmission
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A transmission in which gear ratios are changed automatically.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch bushing & linkage
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The parts of the mechanical connection between the clutch and clutch pedal in a non-hydraulic clutch system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch pedal
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A pedal located on the floor of the vehicle to the left of the brake pedal that, when depressed, disengages the clutch from the flywheel.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Clean/repack
Item:
Wheel bearings, front
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a hydraulically actuated clutch, the tubes that carry fluid between the clutch master cylinder and the slave cylinder.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
37,500 miles (60,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
37,500 miles (60,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
37,500 miles (60,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
52,500 miles (84,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
52,500 miles (84,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
52,500 miles (84,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Clean
Item:
Radiator core & AC condenser
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The part of a vehicle's radiator and air conditioning systems made up of small-diameter tubes with a series of thin, heat-conducting fins in between.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel tank, cap & lines
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A reservoir for the vehicle's fuel.
Distance:
67,500 miles (108,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
67,500 miles (108,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
67,500 miles (108,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
82,500 miles (132,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
82,500 miles (132,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
82,500 miles (132,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
97,500 miles (156,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
97,500 miles (156,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
97,500 miles (156,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.8
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
112,500 miles (180,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, rear
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the rear differential.
Distance:
112,500 miles (180,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
112,500 miles (180,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft, front
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a four-wheel drive vehicle, a sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the source of power to the front differential.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A transmission in which gear ratios are changed automatically.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99020
NHTSA Item Number:
606300

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with dianostic trouble codes (dtc(s) p0300 thru p0306 stored. ( nhtsa item number - 606300 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99021
NHTSA Item Number:
606301

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions concerning engine pinging when you accelerate lightly below 3,000 rpm. ( nhtsa item number - 606301 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-05-01
Bulletin Number:
00006
NHTSA Item Number:
613948

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition may exist where static from the speakers while adjusting the power mirrors with the engine running and the radio on. ( nhtsa item number - 613948 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01035
NHTSA Item Number:
626262

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding automatic transmission main case oil pan plug leaks. ( nhtsa item number - 626262 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
B020010
NHTSA Item Number:
630971

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding transmission drain plug leaking automatic transmission fluid. ( nhtsa item number - 630971 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
402
NHTSA Item Number:
637932

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding replacement top piston ring marking. ( nhtsa item number - 637932 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
010702
NHTSA Item Number:
636801

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: This article mentions there is no t on replacement top piston rings. ( nhtsa item number - 636801 ).

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:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1003
NHTSA Item Number:
10004958

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Shift solenoid identification. ( nhtsa item number - 10004958 ).

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

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

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


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
SLX
Year(s):
1997
Manufacturer:
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
NHTSA ID:
97V035002
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
123

Affected Component: Suspension.

Summary: These vehicles were manufactured without a lock washer and/or screws in the front hub. .

Conequence: The bearing adjustment nut can loosen, resulting in too much free play between the wheel and axle. The bearing can seize, causing the wheel to lock affecting vehicle directional control increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the front hubs to determine if the lock washer and screws were properly installed. If not, they will make the necessary repairs. .

Notes: Owner notification: owner notification is expected to begin april 10, 1997. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact acura at 1-800-382-2238. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

#
2
Make(s):
ACURA
Model(s):
SLX
Year(s):
1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
NHTSA ID:
97V092002
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
873

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: The left front brake lines were installed improperly at the assembly line resulting in insufficient clearance between the brake line and an upper control arm of the suspension. .

Conequence: The line can be damaged during vehicle operation and can result in brake fluid leakage, reduced brake effectiveness, and increased stopping distances. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the clearance between the brake line and the upper control arm. If the clearance is not according to specifications, the brake line will be replaced. .

Notes: Owner notification began june 29, 1997. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact acura at 1-800-382-2238. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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