About Acura RSX
Acura RSX (Rally Sportscar eXperimental) is the fourth and final generation of the Acura Integra compact sports sedan manufactured by Honda from 2001 to 2006 marked at North American market. The first North American Acura RSX was introduced in the 2002 model year. As Acura brand already has popularity, it had won warm welcome and was named to Car and Driver's 10 Best List in 2002 and 2003. In addition, Acura RSX also helped Acura to win the Manufacturers' Championship of the SCCA World Challenge.
Acura RSX offered two submodels in United States: RSX and RSX Type-S and three trim levels in Canada: Base, Premium and Type-S. The K-series engine was used throughout its life. Acura RSX used 2.0 L DOHC i-VTEC K20A, K20A2 4-cylinder engines from 2002 to 2004 and used 2.0 L DOHC i-VTEC K20A3 and K20Z1 4-cylinder engines from 2005 to 2006. All engines were fitted along with 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions and a 5-speed automatic transmission.
Acura RSX Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Though having Honda as the backup force, Acura RSX is still unavoidable to have problems as accumulation of mileage. For better maintenance for Acura RSX, here we have provided some common problems and solutions for reference:
First, engine failure. Actually, this problem usually has serious impact, which may cause the drivability issue. By Acura RSX owner's accounts, the vehicle would at an irregular or unusually high idle speed, leaking oil may be found under the car, engine misfiring and the Check Engine Light would come on from time to time. If your RSX engine would also stall while idling and have a decrease in gas mileage and engine performance, then you had better check the idle control valve, oil pan, air filter, throttle body gasket and timing chain to determine which one goes wrong and get a new replacement auto part as early as possible.
Second, transmission and braking had something wrong. Transmission failure on Acura RSX normally shows as clutch chatter or slipping clutch. This problem mostly is caused by a broken clutch disc and flywheel. As for braking problem, if you find your RSX brakes become noisy and the brake pedal is pulsating as well as poorly responded brakes, then you had better to replace the brake pad set.
It is never easy to keep every auto part always at their best. However, some auto parts like wiper blade, hood latch, wiper arm need regular maintenance and even regular replacement to make sure you have a safe and carefree driving experience. In addition, as emblem often would rust and erode by water and dirt, if you want your car always at the best shape, you can get a brand new shining emblem.
Regularly getting new replacement auto parts is a must for maintain the vehicle at the prime condition. And Acura RSX provided by our website could meet your budget at the lowest price and your quality requirement as all Acura RSX genuine auto parts come with manufacturer's warranty.