How do I reset my Acura MDX computer?


Iris Oakley   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified
Reset Acura ECU
  • Turn key to position II. If your Acura has a START/STOPbutton, press it twice without pressing the brakepedal.
  • Your Acura dash lights should be on at this point.
  • Turn the car off and restart it.
  • Drive your Acura normally.

  • Procedure Reset Transmission Adaptive LearningDIY

    1. Turn the key to position 2. You should see all the dash lightscome on.
    2. Press the gas pedal all the way.
    3. Wait.
    4. Turn key to OFF, position 0.
    5. Release the gas pedal.
    6. Wait 2 minutes.
    7. Start the car and drive.
    Also, how do I reset my Acura TL? Turn the ignition to (II) – do not start theengine. Press the SEL/ RESET button on the steering wheelrepeatedly until engine oil life is displayed. Press and hold theSEL/ RESET button for more than 10 seconds. The remainingengine oil life reset mode will be shown on the multiinformation display.

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    Barry Bristow   |   Member since 2020  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

    Besides, how do I reset my Acura HandsFreeLink?

    Step 1 Press and hold the HFL back button

    1. Insert the key in the ignition. Put the car power in ACC orON.
    2. Locate the HandsFreeLink (HFL) controls on the left side of thesteering wheel hub.
    3. Hold down the HandsFreeLink back button (hang-up/cancel) for 5seconds.

    Mona Power   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I delete a phone from my Acura TL?

    Here's how to do that:

    1. Press the phone button.
    2. Choose phone setup and press the button on the centerknob.
    3. Choose connection and press the button.
    4. Choose delete a phone.
    5. Scroll through the phones and choose the one you want to getrid of.
    6. Choose yes if you're sure and then press the center buttonagain.

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    Marla Whitmore   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

    Will disconnecting a car battery reset the computer?

    How to Disconnect a Car Battery to Reset theComputer . However, disconnecting the battery will not only erase diagnostic trouble codes but also erase drivability, security and radio codes in many vehicles. Locate any codes andhave them and the drivability learning procedures on hand before disconnecting the battery .


    Matthew Stevens   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

    What is Honda HandsFreeLink?

    HandsFreeLink . Page 1. Bluetooth is a registeredtrademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Bluetooth is the wirelesstechnology that links your phone to the HFL. The HFL uses a Class 3Bluetooth, which means the maximum range between your phone andvehicle is 30 feet (10 meters).


    Analise Overson   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

    What causes transmission control system malfunction?

    Usually, the cause of this DTC has something todo with the transmission system itself, although there canbe other causes as well. Faulty transmission valvebody. Dirty transmission fluid that is restricting thepassage of hydraulic. Defective transmission control module(rare)


    Elisabeth Vaughan   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I turn on HandsFreeLink?

    HandsFreeLink Pairing Instructions

  • power on the phone and ensure bluetooth is on.
  • press and release the talk button on the steering wheel andwait for the beep before you speak.
  • say "phone setup"
  • say "pair"
  • the system will prompt you with a pin code.
  • On the Phone.

  • Ema Tutton   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

    What causes a transmission to go into limp mode?

    Fail Code conditions or “ Limp Mode ”occurs when there is a problem with the logic of a vehicle'scomputer. As long as the computer is receiving signals from theMAP, TPS, vehicle speed and other sensors that fall within their“normal” ranges based on the current conditions, the transmission will operate normally.


    Sadie Yarlett   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

    How do you reset limp mode?

    If you know that the transmission issue was temporary, thenyou can reset the limp home mode by following thesesteps.

  • Bring your car to a complete stop.
  • Shift your automatic transmission into PARK.
  • Turn the ignition switch to OFF.
  • Wait 10 seconds.
  • Turn your vehicle back on.
  • Select the gear of your choice.

  • Erick Villiger   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

    What are the symptoms of a bad transmission control module?

    Some of the most common signs of a bad transmission orcontrol module include:

  • Stalling between gear changes.
  • Failure to change gears.
  • Transmission not downshifting when you're at a stop.
  • The car is stuck in neutral.
  • Transmission not upshifting when you accelerate.

  • Mike Blackwall   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

    What is HFL in Acura MDX?

    Acura's HandsFree Link ( HFL ) system iscontrolled by a module that resides in the center console of the MDX . While HFL provides a host of useful options, including steering wheel controls and cell phone functionality, italso creates a parasitic draw on your battery by running even whenthe car is off.


    Harry Potter   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

    How do you reset the maintenance required light on a 2006 Acura TL?

    2004-2006

  • Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position.
  • Press and hold the SELECT/RESET button for 10 seconds or untilyou see the maintenance message or “MaintenanceReset”
  • Release, then press and hold the SELECT/RESET button again foranother 10 seconds or until you see “MaintenanceReset”

  • Chloe Todd   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I disconnect my phone from my Honda Accord?

    How to disconnect your Bluetooth phone from yourHonda

  • Press the “Settings” button.
  • Scroll to “Phone Settings” and press in on thecontrol stick to select it.
  • Scroll to “Bluetooth Device List” and press in onthe control stick to select it.
  • Select the device you would like to remove by pressing in onthe control stick.

  • Maia Antcliff   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I reset my Acura Navigation?

    Honda/Acura Navigation Reset

  • Hold down the Menu+Map/Guide+Cancel buttons for about 5 seconds(the "Select Diagnosis Items" screen will appear).
  • Hold down the Map/Guide button for 5-10 seconds (A screen witha "Complete" button, will appear).
  • Touch "Complete, " and then the "Return" button (the system mayre-boot).

  • Lily Edwards   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

    How do you reset the maintenance light on a 2016 Acura MDX?

    2016-2018 Acura MDX Oil Maintenance Due Minder LightReset:

  • Turn the ignition key to position “ON” withoutstarting the engine, If your vehicle has a Smart key button, pressthe “Start” button twice without touching the brakepedal.
  • By using the navigation buttons located on the steering wheelselect the “Vehicle Settings”, and then press theSEL/RESET button.

  • Matt Mould   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

    What does a failing transmission sound like?

    If you're experiencing automatic transmissionslipping , it can feel like you're driving in a certaingear and then it changes for no apparent reason. The noise from the engine may change in pitch or start to sound like whining. A transmission that needs to be repaired, rebuiltor replaced is expensive.


    Sofie Emmett   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

    Where is the TCM located?

    The Transmission Control Module is located insidethe transmission at the rear of the case underneath the end cover.The Transmission Control Module is located in an E-Box inthe plenum chamber on the driver-s side below the Engine ControlModule (ECM).


    Tyson Gray   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I reset?

    Factory reset your phone

  • Open your phone's Settings app.
  • Tap System Advanced Reset options.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset) Reset phone.
  • To erase all data from your phone's internal storage, tap Eraseeverything.
  • When your phone has finished erasing, pick the option torestart.

  • Nate Farmer   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I connect my iPhone to my Acura MDX?

    How to Pair a Phone to the MDX

  • Press SETTINGS button, and select “PhoneSettings.”
  • Select “Bluetooth Device List.”
  • Select “Add Bluetooth Device.”
  • Your phone should be in Discovery Mode, and HandsFreeLink willsearch for your phone.
  • Select your phone when it appears.

  • Molly Addley   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

    How do you reset the maintenance light on a 2008 Acura MDX?

    Turn the ignition to (II) and don't start the engine.Press the SEL/ RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedlyuntil engine oil life is displayed. Press and hold theSEL/ RESET button until the remaining engine oil life reset mode shown on the display.


    Wade Plumb   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

    How do I connect my HandsFreeLink to my Acura?

    Select “Phone Not Found” if your phone doesnot appear on the list. Then, search for HandsFreeLink fromyour phone. Select “ Connect ” at the prompt, and HandsFreeLink will provide a four-digit code. Enter the codeon your phone, and your phone will be paired.


    Emery Silva   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

    How do you reset the maintenance required light on a 2002 Acura MDX?

    How do I reset the " Maintenance Reqi=uired" light in a 2002 Acura MDX ? Hold the 2buttons to the right of the speedo cluster ( reset andselect) Hold them down and turn key from LOCK to ON for 20 secs orso till the maint light goes out.


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