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Acura Frozen Starter Causes No Start

Why won’t the engine crank after the vehicle has been exposed to precipitation and then freezing temperatures?

Diagnosing Acura RDX Turbo System Problems

The wastegate prevents the turbo from exceeding maximum boost pressure.

NRS Brakes Launches New Galvanized Brake Pads For 2020 Acura

NRS galvanized brake pads for the Acura RLX also fit the TLX and represent ​about 329,260 vehicles in operation globally.

Acura Tech Tip: Clunk From The Rear Suspension When Hitting Bumps

Inspect the rear dampers for any leaks or damage to make sure the dampers themselves are not the cause of the noise. Replace the damping rubber from both rear dampers with the updated damping rubber in the repair kit.

Acura Tech Tip (Codes P0455 And P0456): EVAP Large Leak Due To Gas Cap

On some 2012-2013 Acura ILX, MDX, RDX, TL, TSX and ZDX models, the stock gas cap can cause codes P0455 (EVAP system large leak) and/or P0456 (EVAP system very small leak detected). The gas cap may also be loose or have a stick-slip feeling when tightened.

Acura: Brake Master Cylinder Leaking

A cup seal in the master cylinder is sensitive to the type of brake fluid used in the brake system. If the brake fluid is replaced with anything other than Acura (or Honda) Genuine DOT 3 Brake Fluid, and the brakes are manually bled, the cup seal may twist in its retention groove and create a small leak. The brake fluid can then leak into the brake booster, and the brake system indicator will eventually come on because the brake fluid level is low.

Acura Tech Tip: Chirping From High-Pressure Fuel Pump

With the hood open, listen for a chirping noise with the engine warmed up. If the noise is coming from the high-pressure fuel pump, follow the Repair Procedure in this Tech Tip.

Diagnosing Acura RDX Turbo System Problems

The 2007-2012 Acura RDX was Honda’s first production vehicle in North America with a turbocharger. The company took the proven K-series engine and lowered the compression ratio from 10:1 to 8:1, and added a turbocharger with the associated plumbing. But, it is a lot more complicated when it comes to managing the boost.

CRP Automotive Offers AJUSA Spool Filter Gaskets For Acura And Honda VTEC Applications

These gaskets have been specially designed to deal with clogged screens in the oil housing gasket, which prevent the VTEC mechanism from working properly.

Honda Proving Center Returns To Operation

The refurbished HPC features a 7.5-mile high-speed banked oval track capable of testing vehicles at speeds more than 200 miles per hour.

Tech Tip: Acura Front Stabilizer Bar Replacement

Follow the service procedure covered in this Tech Tip when replacing the front stabilizer bar on an Acura MDX.

CRP Automotive Announces Special AJUSA Gaskets For Honda And Acura VTEC

The VTEC technology applied in Honda and Acura engines allows the engines to maximize power and efficiency by adjusting valve timing and lift, using oil pressure to activate the system.