Coolant Level Check on a 2012 Acura TSX 2.4L 4 Cyl. Wagon

Acura TSX Model Years - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Coolant reservoir location to see if your coolant level is low

Author

Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

2012 Acura TSX 2.4L 4 Cyl. Wagon Lights Daytime Running Light (replace bulb)

DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly

2012 Acura TSX 2.4L 4 Cyl. Wagon Brake Fluid Add Fluid

If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

2012 Acura TSX 2.4L 4 Cyl. Wagon Oil Add Oil

Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!

2012 Acura TSX 2.4L 4 Cyl. Wagon Battery Jumpstart

Learning how to jump your car before you need to is an excellent idea

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
We may earn a commission from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate
Video Description

Checking the engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) level in your 2012 Acura TSX is pretty easy. In order to get an accurate reading, your 2.4 liter engine should be cool to the touch when you check it. Engine coolant / antifreeze circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your TSX is located and how to check the coolant / antifreeze level. If you need to add anti-freeze, be sure to check your owners manual to determine the correct type of coolant to add - in Acuras, it usually located in a section titled Fluid Capacities towards the end of your manual. See our video on how to add engine coolant for tips on adding coolant to your TSX.

Always wear safety goggles when working on your TSX. Taking off the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to up explosively and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your TSX for head gasket leakage.

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20