2001-2006 Acura MDX 3.5L V6 VTEC Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element for the 3.5 liter V6 VTEC motor in a first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006) Acura MDX SUV should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced every 15,000 miles or at least every two to three years. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure, with the compatible replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX 3.5L V6 VTEC Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX SUV hasn’t been working well or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty or moldy, you probably need to clean or replace the A/C cabin air filter element in the HVAC blower motor housing. Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or the thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you’ve been having trouble starting the 3.5L V6 VTEC engine in your first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX on a cold morning and the original OEM battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible group sizes and replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX 12V Car Battery Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Hood Lift Supports Replacement Guide

If you’ve been having trouble keeping the hood open on your 1st generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX, you probably need to replace the hood lift supports (also known as the hood shocks, struts, springs, bars or props). Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Hood Lift Supports Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Hood Lift Supports Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear A/C Blower Fan Motor Transistor (Thermal Resistor) Replacement Guide

If the rear air conditioning system in your first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006) Acura MDX (or Honda Pilot) has stopped working suddenly, you probably need to change a faulty power transistor (also known as the thermal resistor) for the rear blower motor fan assembly. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear A/C Transistor Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear A/C Blower Motor Transistor Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear A/C Filter Screen & Blower Motor Cleaning Guide

If the rear air conditioning system for the back seat passenger A/C vents in your 1st generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX has been making a strange sound such as a rattling, vibrating, squealing or screeching noise, you may need to clean the metal filter screen or remove debris from the round “squirrel cage wheel” blower motor fan. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

Acura MDX Rear A/C Blower Motor & Filter Screen Cleaning Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear Passenger A/C System Filter Screen & Blower Motor Cleaning Guide

Owners of the very similar Honda Pilot SUV should also find these DIY maintenance instructions to be helpful.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control for the keyless entry system of a first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006) Acura MDX SUV can become weak or stop working entirely. Take a look at my DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb in the overhead console of your first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX SUV (or upgrade them both to brighter LED units), check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide