Acura MDX 2002 Owners Manual PDF

2002 MDX Online Reference Owner's Manual
Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through this reference.
For a printed owner's manual, click on authorized manuals or go to www.helminc.com.
Contents
Owner's Identification Form
Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Words About Safety .......................................................................................................................... ii
Important Handling Information .............................................................................................................iii
Your Vehicle at a Glance...............................................................................................................................2
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................5
Proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................59
Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features.......................................................................................................121
How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving ...............................................................................................................................
..............193
What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving...............................................................................................................................
............................207
The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance.................................................................................................................................................247
The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer.
Appearance Care.........................................................................................................................................305
Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your vehicle ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................313
This section
covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................339
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada) ......................................................................353
A summary of the warranties covering your new Acura, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................357
How t
o order manuals and other technical literature.
Index................................................................................................................................................................... I
Service Information Summary
A summary of information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.