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2001 Acura MDX CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Acura REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Acura -> Arming -> 1990-96 -> 1997-2004
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

1990-96
  • Disconnect red short connectors and place in holders.
  • Connect air bag module electrical connector.
  • Connect battery cables.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position, SRS lamp should illuminate for six seconds then go out.
  • Turn radio On, when word CODE appears enter 5 digit protection number.
1997-2004
  • Disconnect air bag module electrical connectors.
  • On RSX, TL & TSX models, connect seat belt and seat belt buckle tensioners electrical connectors.
  • On MDX, 3.2CL and 3.2TL models, connect seat belt tensioner electrical c...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Adjustments -> Brake Pedal Height -> Parking Brake
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal Height

  • Loosen locknut and back brake light switch off until it breaks contact with brake pedal.
  • Loosen pushrod locknut, then turn pushrod in or out until to adjust pedal height to specifications, Fig. .
  • Turn in brake light switch until plunger is fully depressed. Back switch off 1/4 turn and tighten locknut.
  • With engine stopped, ensure brake pedal freeplay is within specifications, Fig. .
  • Ensure brake lamps go out with brake pedal released.

Parking Brake

After servicing rear brakes, depress brake pedal sever...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Acura -> Component Locations -> MDX, RSX, TL, TSX, 3.2CL, 1999-03 3.2TL & 2005-06 RL
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

On MDX, RSX, TL, TSX, 3.2CL, 1999-03 3.2TL and 20...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

Front

  • Loosen wheel nuts slightly.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Lift up locking tab on spindle nut then remove nut.
  • If left driveshaft is removed, drain transmission fluid, using a suitable container. It is not required to drain transmission fluid when right driveshaft is removed.
  • Remove stabilizer link from dampner.
  • Remove lock pin from lower arm ball joint castle nut and remove nut. Avoid damaging ball joint and install ball joint thread protector onto threads of ball joint. Do not damage ba...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove intake manifold and ignition coil covers.
  • Relieve tension at belt tensioner and remove alternator drive belt.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connector, then remove mounting nut and wire.
  • Remove alternator and bracket mounting bolts.
  • Remove ha...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Acura -> 2001-06 MDX
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 30,000 miles or 24 months. If the vehicle is operated primarily in urban areas with high concentrations of soot and diesel powered vehicles, replace the filter every 15,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • On models equipped with radio anti-theft feature, prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable make sure you have the radio anti-theft code.
  • On all models, disconnect and isolate the battery ground cable. After disconnecting the battery ground cable wait at least 3 minutes to allow the a...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Acura -> Check Engine/Malfunction Indicator (MIL)/PGM-FI Warning Indicator Lamp -> 2001-02 MDX
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

The Check Engine/PGM-FI Warning Indicator Lamp should be illuminated for a few seconds after the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check and then the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains lit, a problem in the Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system is indicated and a diagnostic trouble code is stored in the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) memory. After diagnosis and repair, clear the ECU memory of diagnostic troubl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse proce...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Immobilizer System Components Diagram for 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GASImmobilizer System Components Diagram for 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • PCM
  • Immobilizer Indicator Light
  • Transponder
  • Left Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Acura MDX  3.5 V6 GASLeft Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-104
  • Primary HO2S
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Seat Belt Reminder Light
  • Side Airbag Cutoff Indicator
  • Supplemental Restraint System Unit
  • Supplemental Restraint System Indicator
  • 2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Power Window Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Battery Testing and Replacement
    Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
  • Document: Battery Maintenance at Dealers
    Vehicle: 2001 Acura MDX 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Starting, Charging, Battery
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Acura MDX AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Acura MDX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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