Acura | 2010 MDX | Roof Rack (Black) Installation Instructions

INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
1PARTS LIST
Accessory
Application
ROOF RACK (BLACK)
2010 MDX
Publications No.
BII 42095
Issue Date
JAN 200
Right center stay
Right side rail
Left side rail
Left center stay
Right front rail cover
Right center stay cover
Left front rail cover
Left center stay cover
4
TORX screws
2
Rail cover lids
2
Rail covers
Right rear rail cover
Left rear rail cover
12 TORX nuts
10 Spacers
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TOOLS AND SUPPLIES REQUIRED
2.
Eye protection (face shield, safety goggles, etc.)
Open the tailgate. Using a plastic trim tool, pry up on
the left roof molding to release the clip.
Plastic Trim Tool (T/N SILTRIMTL10)
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
T30 TORX bit
Torque wrench
Reciprocating saw (air saw) with 32 tpi blade
Snap-on: AT192A or equivalent
TAILGATE
(Open.)
Tape measure
Shop towel
CLIP
Blanket
Empty box
Felt-tip pen
INSTALLATION
Client Information: The information in this installation
instruction is intended for use only by skilled
technicians who have the proper tools, equipment, and
training to correctly and safely add equipment to your
vehicle. These procedures should not be attempted by
“do-it-yourselfers.”
PLASTIC TRIM
TOOL
3.
NOTE:
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Continue to remove the left roof molding only on the
roof area by lifting the left roof molding upward to
release six more clips. Do not remove the left roof
molding along the windshield.
• Be extremely careful not to damage the paint and other
surfaces when installing the roof rails.
• These instructions are for the left side of the vehicle.
The same procedure applies to the right side of the
vehicle.
1.
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
Measure forward from the rear of the left roof
molding, and mark the left roof molding at the
measurement shown.
6 CLIPS
1673 mm
(66.8 in.)
FRONT
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LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
FRONT
MARK
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4.
Tie a shop towel around the rear edge of the left roof
molding to avoid scratching the roof.
6.
Place an empty 75 mm (3 in.) box under the left roof
molding near the mark.
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
SHOP
TOWEL
MARK
75 mm
(3 in.)
EMPTY BOX
911917AS
911915AS
7.
5.
Place a blanket over the roof of vehicle under the left
roof molding at the mark.
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
While wearing eye protection, cut the left roof
molding at the mark using an air saw. Have an
assistant hold the rear edge near the shop towel of
the left roof molding while cutting.
NOTE: Do not use a cutting wheel or shears to cut
the left roof molding, it will damage the left roof
molding.
MARK
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
MARK
AIR SAW
BLANKET
911916AS
911918AS
8.
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Remove the empty box and blanket.
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9.
Turn the left roof molding over, and remove the
seven clips from the left roof molding. If any clip
stayed to the roof, remove it.
12. Reinstall three of the seven clips removed in step 9.
LEFT ROOF MOLDING
CLIP
SPACER
5 mm (0.2 in.)
3 CUT PIECES OF
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
CLIP
(Reuse.)
ROOF
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
FRONT
3 CLIPS
(Reuse.)
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13. Install five spacers to the ends of the cut pieces of
the left roof molding.
911904CS
14. Reinstall the cut pieces of the left roof molding on the
vehicle.
10. On the work bench, measure and mark the left roof
molding at the measurements shown.
CLIP
3 CUT PIECES OF
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
195 mm
(7.7 in.)
606 mm
(23.8 in.)
75 mm
(3.0 in.)
625 mm
(24.6 in.)
STUD
BOLT
172 mm
(6.8 in.)
Discard.
606 mm
(23.8 in.)
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
CUT PORTION OF
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
625 mm
(24.6 in.)
AIR SAW
911919AS
11. While wearing eye protection, use an air saw to cut
the left roof molding at the marks you made. Make
the cuts on the work bench.
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15. Place the left center stay over the two stud bolts at
the center, and install two TORX nuts. Torque the
TORX nuts to 12 to 15 N·m (9 to 11 lbf·ft).
17. Place the left side rail over the four remaining stud
bolts.
2 TORX NUTS
Torque to
12 to 15 N·m
(9 to 11 lbf·ft)
LEFT SIDE RAIL
LEFT CENTER
STAY
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
2 STUD
BOLTS
4 STUD BOLTS
FRONT
912903AS
912901AS
16. Attach the left center stay cover to the left center
stay.
18. At the left center stay cover, install two TORX screws
through the holes in the left side rail. Torque the
TORX screws to 7 to 12 N·m (5 to 9 lbf·ft).
2 TORX SCREWS
Torque to
7 to 12 N·m
(5 to 8.9 lbf·ft)
LEFT CENTER
STAY COVER
LEFT ROOF
MOLDING
LEFT SIDE RAIL
LEFT CENTER
STAY COVER
LEFT CENTER
STAY
912902AS
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19. Install four TORX nuts to attach the front and rear of
the left side rail. Torque the TORX nuts to 12 to 15
N·m (9 to 11 lbf·ft).
2 TORX NUTS
Torque to
12 to 15 N·m
(9 to 11 lbf·ft)
22. Insert the tabs of the left front rail cover and left rear
rail cover in first, and install the left front rail cover
and left rear rail cover on the left side rail.
2 TORX NUTS
Torque to
12 to 15 N·m
(9 to 11 lbf·ft)
LEFT REAR
RAIL COVER
TAB
LEFT SIDE RAIL
TAB
LEFT FRONT
RAIL COVER
LEFT SIDE
RAIL
RAIL COVER
LIP OF
SIDE RAIL
912905AS
LEFT SIDE
RAIL
20. Install the rail cover lid on the rail cover.
912907AS
23. Repeat steps 1 through 22 to install the right side rail
on the right side of the vehicle.
RAIL COVER LID
RAIL
COVER
LEFT SIDE RAIL
LEFT CENTER
STAY COVER
912906AS
21. Install the rail cover into the hole in the center of the
left side rail.
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