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2002-2006 Acura RSX repair and service manual

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To make it easier for you to choose the right manual, we have compiled various information for you below, such as model designations, types, and production years. The following models are encompassed by this manual: RSX / Acura (Honda Motor Company, Ltd) Acura RSX Acura RSX Type-S Production year(s): 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Front-engine, front-wheel drive Manual Language: English Printable: Yes (with all printers) Instant delivery/download: Your download link will appear on the checkout page after your payment is complete. # ³ "Dive Deep into Compact Car Maintenance: Download Your Comprehensive 2002-2006 Acura RSX Repair Manual Now!" In the realm of sporty compact cars, the 2002-2006 Acura RSX has cemented its place as a performance-centric and efficient choice. Carrying the legacy of Acura's "Precision Crafted Performance", the RSX effortlessly combines sprightly performance with unmistakable style. To help you with the care and maintenance of your RSX, we offer a detailed repair manual that covers all aspects of this impressive compact car. Engine Specs and Technical Specifications: • The Acura RSX came equipped with a 2.0-liter, DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine. • This engine could churn out a respectable 160 horsepower at 6500 rpm in the base model. • The Type-S variant boasted a more powerful 200 horsepower at 7400 rpm. • The engine's peak torque was 141 lb-ft at 4000 rpm for the base model. • For the Type-S variant, the peak torque was 142 lb-ft at 6000 rpm. • The RSX employed a front-wheel-drive layout. • The car came with a standard 5-speed manual transmission, with a 5-speed automatic available as an option. • The Type-S model was equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission. • The compression ratio of the engine was 9.8:1 for the base model and 11.0:1 for the Type-S. • The car offered a commendable fuel efficiency with 27/33 mpg for city/highway driving. • The RSX used a multi-point fuel injection system. • The 2002-2006 Acura RSX had a curb weight of approximately 2,734 lbs to 2,840 lbs. • The car's dimensions were: length - 172.2 inches, width - 67.9 inches, height - 55.1 inches. • The wheelbase of the RSX was 101.2 inches. • The front suspension was a Control-link MacPherson strut, while the rear suspension was a Compact double-wishbone. • The fuel tank capacity of the Acura RSX was 13.2 gallons. • The car had power-assisted ventilated front disc brakes and solid rear disc brakes. • The RSX had a turning diameter of 38.1 feet. • The car was equipped with Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS). • The base model RSX ran on P205/55 R16 all-season tires. • The Type-S model was equipped with P205/55 R16 high-performance all-season tires. • The drag coefficient for the RSX was approximately 0.33. • The RSX featured a unit-body construction. • It had a 4.5-inch ground clearance, providing good handling capabilities. • The interior was well-equipped with automatic climate control, power windows, and a power moonroof as standard. Facts and Details: - The Acura RSX replaced the Acura Integra in 2002. - The RSX stands for "Rally Sportscar eXperimental". - The car was well-known for its "intelligent" i-VTEC engine, which provided an ideal balance of power and fuel efficiency. - The Type-S variant was a favorite among car enthusiasts due to its performance upgrades. - In 2005, Acura refreshed the RSX, giving it a more aggressive look, enhanced suspension, and larger wheels. - The car was discontinued in 2006 as Acura decided to focus more on their luxury sedans and SUVs. - The RSX won several awards during its production run, including being named on Car and Driver's "10 Best" list multiple times. - The RSX was also sold as the Honda Integra DC5 in Japan. Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips: - The engine oil and filter should be changed every 7,500 miles or 6 months, whichever comes first. - The brake fluid should be replaced every 3 years. - Tire rotation is recommended every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. - The engine air filter should be replaced every 30,000 miles. - The transmission fluid should be changed every 30,000 miles. - Timing belt inspection should be done at 60,000 miles and replaced at 105,000 miles or 7 years, whichever comes first. - Regular inspection of the braking system is essential to ensure safety and performance. - Spark plugs should be replaced every 105,000 miles. Common Issues and Their Solutions: There have been reports of transmission issues, particularly with third gear in the Type-S models. Regular maintenance and repair when necessary can prevent further damage. Some owners reported premature brake wear. Regular inspection and timely replacement can prevent this. The Acura RSX is also known to have window regulator failures. This issue requires replacement of the affected component. There were also cases of power steering pump failures. It's essential to regularly check the power steering fluid and replace the pump when necessary. Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications: Performance air intake systems can improve horsepower and torque. Upgraded exhaust systems can enhance power output and provide a sportier sound. ECU tuning can lead to better performance. Suspension upgrades can improve handling and cornering abilities. Aftermarket brake pads and rotors can provide better stopping power. Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options: Custom rims and performance tires can enhance handling and aesthetics. Aftermarket audio and infotainment systems can improve the in-car entertainment experience. Performance seats and racing harnesses can offer better support during spirited driving. Various body kits and spoilers can enhance the car's sporty appearance. Performance brake kits for improved stopping power. Owner Reviews and Opinions: Strengths: Most owners appreciate the RSX for its reliable engine, good fuel efficiency, and sporty handling. The car also has a stylish interior and exterior. Weaknesses: Some owners have pointed out issues with the car's transmission, specifically in the Type-S model. Others have noted the car's road noise to be higher than expected. Most Frequent Repairs: - Transmission repairs or replacements, especially for third gear in the Type-S. - Replacement of brake pads due to premature wear. - Window regulator replacement due to failure. - Power steering pump replacement due to failure. Acquire your all-inclusive Acura RSX repair manual in PDF format today by purchasing via the RepairLoader marketplace. All transactions are securely handled by PayPal. 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