What happens when you change the differential fluid in an Acura TL?

What happens when you change the differential fluid in an Acura TL?

Thus, when you change the transmission fluid for your SH-AWD, you’re also changing-out the front differential fluid and transfer case fluid as well. Figure 2. Diagram of SH-AWD components.

Is the Acura TL an AWD car?

Engineered by Jeep (then owned by AMC), the concept was later adopted by European car companies (the Audi Quattro) and Japan (the Subaru). But early AWD vehicles suffered from not only very poor mileage, but extensive drivetrain wear as the front end virtually wrestled with the rear end over power.

Where is the drain plug on an Acura TL?

Location of SH-AWD rear differential drain bolt/plug. Chock the front wheels from the front. Then, with a trolley jack raise the rear of the vehicle from the center rear jack point just behind the rear bumper, which is also the location of the tow handle. Place a jack stand under a rear frame member on each side of the car.

What is the ECM in an Acura TL?

With later vehicles the engine control module (ECM) matured into a powertrain control module (PCM), with its ability to quickly receive and process more input from a wider range of powertrain elements, such as the TCM, front and rear differential, wheel speed indicators, traction and stability control systems, etc.

When did the Acura TL SH AWD come out?

For those times when you absolutely, positively have to get to the Bat Cave, may we suggest the tenacious traction of the SH-AWD. From the January 2009 issue of Car and Driver. “Drat!” we imagine them saying around the Cadillac water cooler. “Acura beat us to the 2012 CTS!” Where did this come from?

Thus, when you change the transmission fluid for your SH-AWD, you’re also changing-out the front differential fluid and transfer case fluid as well. Figure 2. Diagram of SH-AWD components.

What kind of engine does an Acura TL have?

This car is powered by a 3.7 litre v6 naturally aspirated producing 305Hp @6200 rpm and 273lb torque @ 5000rpm. The car has 137000k… Selling my 2009 Acura TL Sh-Awd with tech package. The car has clean title and only used 91 and 94. This car is powered by a 3.7 liter v6.

What’s the 0 to 60 time on an Acura TL?

Elapsed time is testimony to traction as much as to engine vigor. The TL grips like Krylon, as you would expect of all-wheel drive. So the time slip shows an ET of 14.8 seconds, with a 0-to-60 along the way of six seconds flat.