Newer Acura vehicles monitor your driving habits and make adjustments to the throttle response, transmission shifting points to adjust to the driver habits. The problem with this system is that at times it decreases throttle response and shifting in a negative way.
In this guide, you will find instructions on how to read and clear Acura fault codes from multiple systems.
If the Check Engine Light (CEL) or warning lights such as ABS, Airbag, TPMS are staying ON in your ACURA, a fault code will be stored in the corresponding module.
In this guide, we go over the steps to test the battery, alternator and charging system on Acura vehicles.
This test can be performed by your dealer, auto mechanic or yourself.
How to check ACURA charging system
What you will need
Car Battery Charging System Analyzer
To perform a charging system test yourself you will need a Charging System Analyzer or a Battery Tester.
If the ABS light stays on in your ACURA it means that the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is not working properly and your vehicle may take longer to stop in an emergency situation.
When your Acura ABS light stays on, a fault code gets stored in the ABS module. You can use an OBD-II scanner that can read the ABS system to find out why the light is on.
Common symptoms that you may notice when there is a problem with Acura ABS system:
In this article, you will find a list of ACURA warning lights and symbols. If there is an ACURA symbol that is missing or you would like to add, please add a comment below.
Standard ACURA dashboard lights and warning symbols.
In this guide, you will find instructions on how to change the sway bar link on an Acura.
Changing the sway bar link (also known as an anti-roll bar, torsion beam) on an ACURA model is an easy job that you can perform right in your driveway.
To change an ACURA sway bar link you will need a few basic tools and about one hour for each link.
Instructions are the same for passenger and driver side sway bar link.
In this guide, we will go over the instructions on how to pair your phone (iPhone or Android) with your Acura via Bluetooth.
Scroll down until you find the instructions for your particular model.
Acuras with Navigation
The paint code on all Acura vehicles is located in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) sticker on the driver's door jamb. Acura exterior paint code is a combination of six letters and numbers. For example R522PX. This code will allow you to order custom mixed spray paint to touch up small scratches or rock chips on your Acura.
Location of Acura Paint Code
Open the driver's door and locate the VIN sticker.
Open the driver's door.
Even though Acura makes dependable vehicles, transmission slipping, poor shifting, shudder or skipping are some problems that Acura owners often face.
Acura transmission problems can start as early as 60,000 miles and are typically noticeable in cold weather or at startup.
Certain Acura transmission problems can be fixed by updating the transmission software while other issues may require complete transmission replacement.
If your ACURA blows hot air when you set the air conditioner to COLD, there is a good chance the air conditioner (A/C) system is low on refrigerant.
In this guide, you will find instructions on how to recharge the A/C system on an ACURA yourself.
Switch on dome map light passenger side no longer turns on or off. I was told whole light assembly must be changed. Is it possible to get instructions from repair manual and get manual to see if whole assembly or just a switch can be changed and how to do it without breaking it.
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