Question about 2004 Acura MDX
Is it easy replace a headlight assembly on acura mdx 2005
Posted by Anonymous on
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Look for the end of the wire retainer clip. Unhook it and lift it up. Remember not to touch the bulb. But if you do, just clean it with a bit of alcohol.
btw - Here's a bit of info from a previous post of mine...
The low beams consist of three parts. The bulb, inverter/ballast and the ignitor. The bulbs usually start to loose their color long before they burn out. The inverters/ballasts either go out after a while or take a while to start up.
Before you spend money on a new bulb, try swapping it with the one on the other side. You'll need a security torx screwdriver to get the covers off of the back of the lights. Don't touch the glass bulbs. If you do, just clean them with a bit of alcohol.
If the problem stays on that side, try swapping the ignitors. They're mounted inside the black covers.
If the problem is still on that side you've got a bad inverter. They're mounted on the bottom of the headlight assembly. You'll need to remove the front bumper and remove the headlight assembly to get to it. (I recommend you take pictures as you remove things so can put them back together correctly.)
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
You will have to remove the front bumper to get to the bolts that hold the head light on
I would not recommend you try this unless you have some experience with this type of work
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
The TPMS light will be visible in your instrument panel like your parking brake would if activated. The TPMS function is activated automatically once any of your tires are improperly inflated. Furthermore, it will identify which tire needs attention.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
The adjustment screws/nuts should be located either on the top of the headlamp assembly,
behind the headlamp assembly, or near the frame rail by the radiator
You will have vertical adjustment screws for each independent beam (separate highs and separate lows, but will be same screw if highs and lows are the same bulb). You may also have additional horizontal adjustment screws as well
Park your car on a level ground 30 feet from a wall and measure the height from the ground to the bulb and mark on a wall (do this for highs beams and low beams if the bulbs are separate, if highs and lows are the same bulb, only do it for the lows)
For Low Beams: If the headlights read VOR, then aim the brightest part or cutoff part just below the mark on the wall. If it says VOL or nothing, aim them 2 inches below the mark on the wall.
For High Beams (if separate from low beams): Aim the headlight directly at the line you marked on the wall.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 02, 2015 | 2006 Acura MDX
Oct 17, 2014 | 2005 Acura MDX
Oct 15, 2014 | 2005 Acura MDX
Mar 07, 2011 | 2005 Acura MDX
Oct 09, 2010 | 2005 Acura MDX
Aug 29, 2010 | 2005 Acura MDX
May 07, 2009 | 2005 Acura MDX
Mar 16, 2009 | 2005 Acura MDX
Aug 01, 2008 | 2005 Acura MDX
262 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: