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Headed on a Ski Trip? Prepare Your Honda H5 Transmission for the Cold Weather

Posted by on Friday, January 2nd, 2015

The H5 is an automatic overdrive transmission, designed and built by the Honda Motor Company. It is the very first 5-speed automatic transmission built by Honda. There are many sub versions of the H5 transmission, including the M7WA, the BGFA, the MGFA, the B7WA, the MGHA and many more. The H5 preceded many 4-speed transmissions and was eventually replaced by the H6 6-speed automatic transmission.  The H5 has been used in production model vehicles since the 2000 model year and remains in production today. The popular H5 transmission comes equipped in a wide variety of Honda vehicles, including the Honda Accord, and many Acura vehicles, including the Acura TL, the Acura CL, the Acura RSX, and the Acura MDX. The H5 automatic transmission is also notably used in the Honda Odyssey.

The Honda Odyssey minvan came with the H5 automatic transmission

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Domestic vs. Imported Vehicles: Which Offer Better Automatic Transmissions?

Posted by on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

An automatic transmission is an integral part of your car. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Find out if domestic transmissions are really better than imported ones and why. 
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It’s the all-too-common debate that you hear among vehicle enthusiasts, “Are domestic automatic transmissions better than imported ones? Or vice versa?” In the following sections, we’re going to help resolve this debate once and for all by showing you the advantages and disadvantages of each kind. That way, you can make a better decision as to which type of automatic transmission is right for you.

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Built to Last? Figuring out The Average Transmission Lifespan For Your Vehicle

Posted by on Thursday, December 4th, 2014

An automatic transmission is an integral part of your car. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

If you want to get more out of your transmission, treat it well.
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How long does the average transmission last for? It seems to be a universal question among all vehicle owners. Like most things in life, there are many factors to consider for determining the answer. For example, an owner’s ability to maintain the transmission is very important. Factors like heat and lubrication also play a crucial role in its lifespan. While it might be impossible to come up with a sure answer, analyzing these factors can help car owners, to some extent, determine how long their transmission will last.

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Transmission Service: Get the H5 Transmission in Your Acura TL Ready for the Christmas Season

Posted by on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The H5 is a five-speed automatic transmission designed and built by the Honda Motor Company. It is considered a trans-axle because it incorporates the axle’s assembly and the transmission into one unit. The H5 is designed exclusively for vehicles with front wheel drive. The H5 transmission was the predecessor to the B7XA and the MPYA transmissions, and was eventually replaced by the H6 automatic transmission (a six-speed transmission).  The H5 automatic transmission first went into production in 2000, and Honda kept it as part of the lineup through the end of the 2006 model years. Honda used this transmission in many Honda and Acura vehicles, including the Acura CL, the Acura MDX, the Honda Odyssey, and the Honda Accord. It could also be found in the Acura TL.

The Acura TL came with the H5 automatic transmission

The Acura TL came with the H5 automatic transmission Source: blowoutcards.com

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Does Your Honda Transmission Filter Need Replacing?

Posted by on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Honda Civic

Honda owners need to know when to replace their transmission filters.
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Even the most meticulous car aficionado can forget about the transmission filter when maintaining an automobile. It’s fairly innocuous, and there aren’t any major sensors to let you know when it’s time to change the filter. That being the case, it’s best to get to know the specific things to pay attention to in order to know when it’s time to change the transmission filter. Here are five signs that your Honda needs a new filter. Continue reading…

Get More Miles Out of Your Honda Civic Transmission

Posted by on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

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A Honda Civic transmission will last forever if you treat it right.

Whether you’ve just purchased a brand new Honda Civic right off the showroom floor or you’ve found a used one that you know is going to last you for years, it is important to consider your Honda Civic’s transmission. The Honda Civic’s transmission is known as a real workhorse. To benefit from its virtues, it’s important to take good care of it. Take a moment to consider how you can drastically extend the lifetime of your Honda Civic’s transmission by following these basic steps.

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Give the H5 Transmission in Your Acura MDX the Correct Care

Posted by on Friday, August 8th, 2014

The H5 is a five-speed automatic transmission made by the Honda Corporation. It was designed exclusively for use in front-wheel drive vehicles and was Honda’s very first five-speed transmission. It was first used in a production vehicle back in 2000 and remained in the Honda lineup for just six years before being replaced by the more modern B7XA and MPYA transmissions. It came with two overdrive gears that were designed to keep the motor in a more narrow rpm range in an attempt to maximize gas mileage. It also came with an aluminum case, a fully electronically-controlled valve body, and a lockup torque converter. This transmission can still be found in a wide range of vehicles– the Acura TL, the Acura CL, the Acura TL, The Acura RSX, the Honda Odyssey, the Honda Accord, and finally, the Acura MDX (2003 – 2004).

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The Acura MDX came with the H5 transmission

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Increase the Lifespan of the B7XA Transmission in Your Acura TL

Posted by on Thursday, July 10th, 2014

The B7XA is a four-speed automatic transmission made by Honda. Sometimes it’s also referred to as the B7TA, the B7CA, the B7YA, and the M7ZA. It’s designed for use in front-wheel drive vehicles. It was first used in 1995 and was eventually phased out of use at the end of the 2002 model year. It was used in many Honda vehicles including the Accord, the Odyssey, the Acura CL, and even the non-Honda Isuzu Oasis. It was also used in the Acura TL.

The Acura TL came with the B7XA transmission

The Acura TL came with the B7XA transmission.

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Our Top Tip to Extend the Life of the M6HA Transmission in Your Honda Accord

Posted by on Friday, June 27th, 2014

The M6HA is a four-speed automatic trans-axle designed and built by the Honda Corporation. It also sometimes goes by the name B6VA, BAXA, MAXA, DWA, or MGRA. It was first put into use back in 1997 and remained in the Honda lineup through the 2002 model year. It was eventually replaced by the Honda H5 five-speed automatic transmission. It was used in a number of Honda vehicles, including the Prelude, the Odyssey, the Accord, the Acura CL, and the Isuzu Oasis. By far the most popular of these vehicles was the Honda Accord.

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The Honda Accord came equipped with the M6HA automatic transmission.

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Proper Care Will Extend the Life of the H5 Transmission in Your Honda Odyssey

Posted by on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

The H5 is a five-speed automatic transmission designed and built by Honda. It is Honda’s first attempt at building a five-speed transmission. It was designed to replace both the B7XA and the MPYA transmissions. The H5 was first put into use in 2000 and remained a viable option through the 2006 model year. This transmission was used in many Honda vehicles, including the Accord and the Odyssey. It was also used in a number of Acura products, such as the CL, the TL, the MDX, and the RSX.

The Honda Odyssy came with the H5 transmission

The Honda Odyssy came with the H5 transmission.

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