ACURA 2001 MDX USER MANUAL Pdf Download. Acura 2001 MDX User Manual . Acura mdx. Page 237 Towing a Trailer Trailer Brakes Acura requires that any trailer with a total trailer weight of 1000 lbs (455 kg) or more have its own brakes. There are two common types of trailer brakes: surge and electric. Surge brakes are common for boat trailers, since the brakes will get wet. Changing brakes by yourself? | Acura MDX SUV Forums Aug 22, 2007Caliper bolt torque specs Hi, I'm in the middle of changing rotors and pads. I'm just about finished the first front side brake set when I stopped because I didn't have the torque specs for the caliper mounting bolts. I've seen several non-MDX specific sites indicate about 65 ft-lbs. But on the MDX site its seems low that its showing 20ish ft-lbs.