What kind of shocks do I need for my Acura MDX?

What kind of shocks do I need for my Acura MDX?

Shockwarehouse has all the shocks , struts, complete strut assemblies, mounts, coil springs and boots/bellows for your Acura MDX w/ Electronic Suspension. Performance shocks and struts for your Acura MDX w/ Electronic Suspension will make your vehicle ride like a dream. Improve cornering, reduce body roll.

How to check the MDX active damper system ( ADS )?

You can check the top of each strut mount and visually inspect for any corrosion. Some MDX owners have had luck cleaning off the connectors. If there is no corrosion present, check the continuity at the coil connectors (use Figure 1 for reference).

How does ads work on an Acura MDX?

The struts are made to mimic an active suspension system, meaning they adjust to the type of terrain being driven on. When the ADS warning light turns on, the strut will default onto a standard suspension setting and will not work properly. This can result in the failure of the actual shock itself. Raise the chassis. Remove each wheel.

Why are the sensors on my MDX not working?

There is a very large design flaw on the MDX electronic strut system that can sometimes allow moisture to seep in and corrode the sensors. You can check the top of each strut mount and visually inspect for any corrosion. Some MDX owners have had luck cleaning off the connectors.

Shockwarehouse has all the shocks , struts, complete strut assemblies, mounts, coil springs and boots/bellows for your Acura MDX w/ Electronic Suspension. Performance shocks and struts for your Acura MDX w/ Electronic Suspension will make your vehicle ride like a dream. Improve cornering, reduce body roll.

What are the problems with the Acura MDX?

Steering wobble at highway speeds. Vibration when braking. Suspension squeak when going over bumps. Dealer offers no real help. Balanced and rotated tires again, with no resolution. Probably needs new bushings. Banging noise from left rear on rough roads. Strut assembly replaced. 290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Why does my Acura MDX make a popping noise?

Required to eliminate vibration at times from EPS unit. Noise in the front shocks turned out to be related to steering. They tried to fix it, but now back. Sometimes with a sharp right turn (max) it makes a loud popping sound, like something got squeezed then suddenly released, and vibrates the front end.

How do you replace a rear shock absorber?

Center rear jack point. The rear shock absorbers are very easy to replace. Simply remove the two bolts, the one on top and the one on the bottom of the shock absorber, then remove the shock absorber. Install the new one in its place and torque the two bolts to 47 ft-lb.