1996 Acura SLX Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Acura SLX

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1996 Acura SLX Problems

Incorrect oil in rear differential may cause clattering noise on turns
Using the incorrect oil in the rear differential on cars with a limited slip differential causes a clattering noise on turns. Replacing the oil with oil specified by Acura should fix the problem.
4WD indicator light may stay on while in 2WD due to faulty switch
Even when the vehicle is in 2WD, the 4WD indicator light does not go out because of a faulty switch in the dashboard.

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1996 Acura SLX Questions

tranmission problems (1 answer)

my acura slx dont change gears

1996 Acura slx ABS - can system be turned off / bypassed? (2 answers)

My ABS system is leaking hydraulic fluid, but the rest of the braking system seems to be ok. But since both the front, back and ABS system draw fluid from the master cylinder, it empties out and leaves the brake system without fluid. Is there a simple way to shut off the and lock out the fluid ...

brake caliper (2 answers)

What is wrong with the brake caliper when it doesn't want to push back in order to replace brake pads? when trying to replace them it's hard to push back and I don't want to push very hard in fear of braking the caliper.
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1996 Acura SLX Recalls

Recall 97V092002
THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINES WERE INSTALLED IMPROPERLY AT THE ASSEMBLY LINE RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND AN UPPER CONTROL ARM OF THE SUSPENSION.
Recall 96V248002
CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECT REAR CENTER SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY BUCKLE. THE MISBUILD INVOLVED FITTING A BUCKLE FOR ANOTHER MARKET WITH THE CORRECT U.S. SPECIFICATION SEAT BELT.

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