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2002 Acura MDX Base 4dr SUV

2002 Acura MDX
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4 Wheel Drive, 4 Door, Special Purpose Vehicle
17 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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September 6, 2012, 12:29 pm

Loma C

Question: How many miles between oil changes for a 2008 mdx?

Also I have another issue between the seats in front, the concole gets extremly warm and heats comes up enough that we need to block it during long trips. What's going on?

September 9, 2012, 10:01 am

Ron W
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Have a sop check your under carriage. It may be the heat shield for the catalytic converter is missing or damaged. Or possible the transmission is heating up too much.

As to the oil changes

Check your owner's manual. It will have a list of the recommend service items and millage intervals. You can also check our servicing your car section for service recommendations as well.

Most newer cars have an oil monitoring system and will display when the oil has to be changed.

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September 10, 2012, 9:21 am

Loma C

Ref. Oil changes, the manuel doesn't give anything except the maint. required or oil low. It has only been a little over 2000 miles and the oil is not low. Shouldn't we be getting more miles between oil changes. We have a '96 Acura RL, we get a lot more miles between oil changes.

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