2002 Acura MDX Problem Reports

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The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve or the evaporative emission control (EVAP) solenoid can stop functioning. Failure of either one can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Acura issued a recall on a number of 2005 vehicles because the gas tanks were improperly manufactured and could leak in the event of a crash. It is unclear if all the fuel fill issues are related to the recall or not. For more information on this recall please click here»

A shudder or vibration may develop while driving at speeds between 35 and 40 MPH. Our technicians tell us this condition is commonly caused by a failed automatic transmission torque converter. It is recommend to replace the torque converter and install an updated powertrain control module (PCM) to correct this concern.

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An updated powertrain control module (PCM) is available from Acura. Acura requires this upgraded PCM be installed whenever a re-manufactured automatic transmission is installed. The updated PCM is designed to improve transmission durability under certain specific driving conditions.

The automatic transmission tends to fail more often than in similar models.

The clutch in the torque converter can fail allowing debris to circulate throughout automatic transmission.
The clutch in the torque converter can fail allowing debris to circulate throughout automatic transmission.