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  1. Help - Where is my oil going / how to diagnose

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    2005 RSX Type S Engine and head rebuild less than 4K ago Today the car was 3 quarts low. I see nothing unusual coming from the exhaust - except some black carbon /stuff that comes from exhaust and splatters around when car is cold. Car has been doing this forever way before engine rebuild, so...
  2. type s injen CAI, steel oil pan

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    CAI-130 shipped oil pan-55 shipped
  3. NEED pigtail for oil pressure switch BASE MODEL ONLY

    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    It is part of the main harness and would just need cut off leaving extra wire and shipped plugs into #13 on the back of engine at the vtec solenoid thanks
  4. Oil leak but is something missing? (PICS)

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I tracked down an oil leak that's coming from the little threaded hole in the picture. I was gonna just put a bolt in there but wanted to ask first to see if maybe there was a part that is supposed to be there that I'm missing.
  5. Oil pan

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    Do I need to lower the subframe to get the oil pan out?
  6. oil filter wrench size

    The DIY Garage RSX
    My previous oil change, I did it at the dealer and now I want to change the oil my self. I got an oil filter wrench that fits the new Honda oil filter (15400-PLM-A01) I want to put in, but the wrench is too big for the oil filter installed now. What acura/honda filter did the dealer put in...
  7. Mugen Oil Cap Black

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    Up for sale is this Gen 2 mugen oil cap. Its in great condition, almost like new. Has been constantly cleaned since I added it to the car back in January of 2017. Comes with the original box and everything. Was purchased from Super Autobacs Shinonome Tokyo Bay back in November 2016, and you can...
  8. Mugen Oil Cap Black

    Southern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
  9. What oil should I be using?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi guys, I have a Acura RSX Type S 2002 w/ 83,000 miles I'm asking what oil I should be using because I bought this car not long ago and this will be my first oil change. I honestly don't remember what oil the original owner put in. I'm assuming 5w 30.But I don't know if its synthetic. My...
  10. Low oil pressure and p1259

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys I'm new to the forum. I recently just purchased an 03 rsx base model. The motor in the car had a bad connecting rod so I replaced the motor with a used one that had 75k on it. Now I'm getting an error p1259 vtec malfunction and at idle I'm getting a flashing oil light. ( idle is around...
  11. Transmission oil pressure switch(es)

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    Hey guys, I'm new here looked all over google and clubrsx and i havent found a solution or answer to my problem any help would he appreciated! Recently ive run into a problem with my 03 rsx, started when it was snowing out. The car started shifting very harsh, few days later I drove it again and...
  12. Oil Dipstick Troubleshoot

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey All! I am just looking for some guidance from you wise folk about my oil dipstick level. I have owned my RSX Type-S for about 12,000 miles, and it currently is sitting at 142k miles. I changed my oil myself for the first time about 5k miles ago, and I'm thinking it is about due for a change...
  13. WTB Mugen K20A Baffled Oil Pan

    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    Curious if anyone has one for sale (used in great undamaged condition). Will consider new too depending on cost. thank you.
  14. Oil leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I noticed some oil drops on my garage floor and saw some oil on the oil pan, i cleaned it to check if the gasket is bad it seemed ok so i began to search the source and saw some oil driveshaft boot and oil on oil filter. That leak took me to suspect VTEC solenoid or Oil Pressure Switch well i...
  15. Oil pan gasket and front stabiliser bar links. Please, help. Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone. Just got my first car - Acura RSX. It's 2005. I have to fix two issues. 1) Oil pan gasket leak 2) Replace front stabiliser bar links. I was advised that the oil pan gasket should be done by a reputable mechanic/shop. I checked an Acura dealership but their price is too high...
  16. Oil getting into exhaust?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So originally my CEL came up for my primary O2 sensor, I replaced it and reset the ecu.. so basically.. the CEL came back on about 50 miles after replacing and I had it checked. Then had it checked, same code with a sensor. I had exchanged it for another new sensor, same thing. So it's not the...
  17. Best oil? what should I be putting in?

    All Motor RSX
    Hello all, Im still new to the RSX. I've only had it for a couple weeks. So I have a 2002 RSX type s. with only 81,000 miles. All Stock. what would be the BEST oil to put in? I dont care about price. thanks in advance.
  18. Oil leak from new head gasket?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So after finding and fixing on a good bit of the oil leaks on my k20 rebuild, I noticed some oil on the floor by the crank pulley. But it was not coming from the crank, the oil traveled from the side of the timing cover al the way to the head gasket. I saw a small puddle of oil on the block...
  19. 2 Small Minor Newb Questions Related to Oil Pressure Sensor

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, Just 2 small question. So I just ordered in a new oil pressure sensor switch since I've been getting the P2647 code. Well, question one is, do you guys take off the... I think it is called heat shield? That metal plate surrounding the plugs in that area when trying to remove the...
  20. CA FS:VTC Oil Control Solenoid

    Engine & Transmission RSX