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  1. Does the oil rings/ oil consumption issue cause horrid fuel consumption?

    Second Generation MDX (2007-2013)
    Hello, I drive a 2011 that is affected by the oil consumption issue (two top ups needed before change time). Since I switched jobs and started driving 86 miles on the highway daily, fuel consumption has become horrid: ~16 mpg down from 18+ mpg. I confess my combined driving habits are not the...
  2. Is it normal for gas milage to get worse after a transmission rebuild?

    Transmission Problems
    I got a rebuilt transmission put in my 2002 MDX in October last year. As soon as it was put in the mileage went from 19MPG (12L/100km) to 13MPG (18L/100km). Then in January I needed a new Fuel Pump and the mileage then changed to 17MPG (14L/100km). Also it still kind of kicks into a lower gear...
  3. 9 MPG Expected for City Driving on 2005 MDX with 130K miles?

    First Generation MDX (2001-2006)
    Hello! I recently helped my girlfriend purchase a 2005 Acura MDX with 130K miles on it. The vehicle had been sitting for about a year and a half before it was sold (the owner advised us, plus we could tell because the last oil change was a year and a half ago and they had only put about 200...
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