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What does service B in mean in a Acura?

B. Applies to one or more of the following: Replace engine oil and filter, inspect brakes, check steering components, inspect suspension components, check driveshaft boots, check fluid levels, inspect exhaust system, inspect brake hoses or lines.


What does B1 service mean on Acura?

The B in this Maintenance Minder code represents a mechanical inspection and oil and filter change. The “1” in B-1 represents that it’s time for the vehicle’s tires to be rotated. B-1 service also targets the brake system for inspection and repairs as needed.


What does service B mean on Honda Accord?

B. Replace the engine oil, oil filter, inspect the front and rear brakes, check the parking brake adjustment, and inspect other items specific to your vehicle.


What does B12 mean on Acura RDX?

A B12 service is, “B” = Replace engine oil/filter, inspect brakes/tie rod ends/steering gear box/suspension/driveshaft boots/brake hoses and lines/all fluids/exhaust system/fuel lines and connections. “1” = Rotate tires. “2” = Replace air cleaner element/replace dust and pollen filter/inspect drive belt.


What is Acura B16 service?

The basic service, described as B16 in the cryptic maintenance-minder computer, consisted of an oil and filter change, and new rear differential fluid.


What does Acura A1 service mean?

Acura A1 service refers to an Acura service code that informs you when service is due on your vehicle and what services are required. An Acura A1 service code, specifically, indicates that your Acura RDX or Acura MDX is due for an oil change and tire rotation.

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Is it OK to drive with service light on?

Is it safe to drive when the service required warning light is on? While your car’s drivability shouldn’t be affected, driving for extended periods with the light on will cause excess wear and tear on the engine. Especially with oil, not changing it at regular intervals will severely shorten your engine’s lifespan.


How far can you drive with service light?

If your oil light comes on, you should try to have your vehicle inspected by a professional mechanic as soon as possible. Note, though, that driving around a bit more won’t destroy anything. Generally speaking, you have about 2 weeks or 500 miles of driving before a flashing oil light turns into a legitimate problem.


Will my car tell me when it needs service?

Dashboard warning lights The light often appears alongside text telling you how many miles or days you have left before you should take your car to a garage. Some models will even tell you if a service is overdue.


What does Acura recommend for maintenance service intervals?

We recommend servicing your Acura MDX every 7,500 miles or 1 year, whichever comes first. The Acura Maintenance Minder tool in your vehicle will also remind you when you need service.