2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear Differential VTM-4 Fluid Replacement Guide

If you’ve been hearing a judder, shudder, vibration or shaking sound in the rear end of your 1st generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX while turning, you probably need to replace the VTM-4 fluid in the rear differential. It should be drained and refilled at least every 30,000 miles. Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement fluid and drain / fill bolts washer part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear Differential VTM-4 Fluid Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Rear Differential VTM-4 Fluid Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX VTEC 3.5L V6 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in a first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX with the J35A or J35A5 3.5 liter V6 engine can last up to 100,000 miles but they should be checked and possibly changed before that mileage. Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement spark plug and ignition coil part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX VTEC 3.5L V6 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Front Door Panel Speaker Upgrade Guide

If you would like to replace a blown speaker or just upgrade the OEM speaker in the front plastic interior door panel of your first generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX SUV, check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement aftermarket car speaker sizes) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX Front Door Panel Speaker Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX OEM Front Door Panel Speaker Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Add-A-Circuit Fuse Holder Installation Guide

If you would like to hard wire a power source in your 1st generation (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006) Acura MDX for an automotive accessory such as a radar detector, GPS unit, Bluetooth adapter, a dashcam (dashboard camera) or a gauge, check out my DIY tutorial for installing an Add-A-Circuit fuse holder (or “Piggyback fuseholder”) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

Acura MDX Add-A-Circuit Fuse Holder Installation Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Add-A-Circuit Fuse Holder Installation Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor Replacement Guide

If your 1st generation 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Acura MDX has been idling rough, surging, hesitating, stalling, has failed an emissions (smog) test or has lost power, you may need to replace a faulty MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure) sensor (which is similar to a MAF – mass air flow sensor). Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the MAP sensor (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

2001-2006 Acura MDX MAP Sensor Replacement Guide

2001-2006 Acura MDX MAP Sensor Replacement Guide