2001 Acura MDX Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Acura MDX

2001 Acura MDX Problems

Automatic Transmission May Fail

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

Shudder or Vibration While Driving at Speeds Between 35 and 40 MPH

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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Updated PCM Recommend if Automatic Transmission is Replaced

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.

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2001 Acura MDX Questions

gasoline smell (1 answer)

Why does it shift into 4wd while driving highway speeds (1 answer)

what is "F Stabilizer Bar Bushing" and is this something I need when replacing (2 answers)

($480. for the F Stabilizer Bar Bushing') - is this something I need when replacing my front struts ($407.) for my acura mdx 2001 - pep boys also stated I need to replace 'stabilizer Bar End link" for $80, and "PB/MONROE Front Strut-Mate Mounting Kit" (for $36.99) and 2 x ...

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2001 Acura MDX Recalls

Recall 05V385000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VI...
Honda and Acura Recall Various 2001–2004 Vehicles Due to an Internal Transmission Fault

Honda and Acura are recalling numerous 2001–2004 vehicles to inspect for an internal automatic transmission fault. This fault could result in gear failure, which can cause the transmission to lock up. If the transmission were to lock up with the vehicle in motion, a crash could result. If the inspection reveals internal transmission damage, the transmission will be replaced. If no internal damaged is noted, the transmission oil cooler return line will be revised in order to increase fluid flow. For more information, please call Honda at 1-800-999-1009 or Acura at 1-800-382-2238.

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2001 Acura MDX Reviews

Srs indcator light stay on why
is it so that you have to change timing belt on the motor every 75000 miles.
2001 Mdx Acura : Just change oil and wash down engine went to take it out for a drive it cut off. What do you think is wrong. Pls help!!

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