Why is my torque converter not working on my Acura MDX?
If you have let it go too long and got to those switches too late, you could have burned up your TC. If your sensors were not replaced in time, this could have caused your torque converter to overheat and become damaged. The most common weak point in the automatic transmission of late model Acura’s is actually the torque converter.
When to check the transmission on an Acura MDX?
If you have an early year model MDX, you may want to have it checked out for any recall work that could be done. If you have flushed and changed the fluids, switches and even changed out the torque converter, and soon thereafter still had transmissions issues, it’s time to consider your options.
What kind of oil does an Acura MDX use?
Engine oil will keep your engine lubricated. To do yourself, you will need a socket set, new filter, and drain bucket. Transmission fluid keeps the transmission itself cool and well lubricated, but it is also a hydraulic oil that is used to apply internal clutches, and transfer torque via the torque converter.
Do you need a drain bucket for an Acura MDX?
Acura MDX. To do yourself, you will need a socket set, oil filter wrench, and drain bucket. Keeping your engine well lubricated will allow your MDX to perform at its best. When the oil gets old, it breaks down more easily which, in turn, leads to it losing its lubricating properties.
What should the torque be on an Acura MDX?
100 ft lbs is a good general torque value for lugnuts. I’m not sure on the size because I have not had to remove any yet and my wife took the MDX to work today so I can not go check. 94 ft-lbs is correct, and the lug is some kind of funky size like a 22 mm or similar.
When to perform routine maintenance on Acura MDX?
If you want to make sure your Acura MDX always drives like the first class luxury vehicle it was designed to be, get in the habit of performing routine maintenance at the factory recommended intervals. This article applies to the Acura MDX (2001-2016).
Is there a torque converter problem on a 2003 Mazda MDX?
Tl- the contact owns a 2003 Mazda Mdx. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the transmission and the torque converter needed to be replaced.
Are there any recalls on the Acura MDX?
Multiple safety and recalls on this vehicle including air bag system,abs,transmission shift sensor, emission build up causing clogging in exhaust system, map sensor torque converters, differential issues,rough idle and shift interlock solenoid issues. Fluid leaks and brake sticks also air bag light wont go off.