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Honda Repair: 2001 honda accord transmission, transmission
transmission: Santosh, are you sure it is coming from the transmission? When was the last time you serviced the transmission? Have you evaluated the transmission fluid level? Sometimes by adding or replacing the transmission fluid level this can solve your problem. Did...

Honda Repair: 2004 civic, proper diagnosis, overnite
proper diagnosis, overnite, ordeal: Jonathan, that is just weird. Your car is fuel injected. You should not be having to hold the gas pedal down to keep it running. But in order to give you a proper diagnosis i am gonna need some more information from you. Like, has this been an ongoing ordeal?...

Honda Repair: 91' Honda Civic Si, honda civic si, tank fuel
honda civic si, tank fuel, 91 honda civic: Emiel, new fuel pump too? Pull back the passenger side carpet so it exposes the ECU. There is a window on the ECU with a red LED light. Is it flashing when you have the key turned on? If so count the flashes. Then look online for trouble codes for your car....

Honda Repair: 93 Honda Accord / Valve Cover Gasket, valve cover gasket, honda accord
valve cover gasket, honda accord, chronic problem: Jim, when you are replacing the valve cover gasket are you replacing the 4 spark plug tubes inside the valve cover gaskets? When you remove the valve cover flip it upside down. There will be 4 round gaskets included in your kit. Dig out the old ones in your...

Honda Repair: 94 civic EX engine noise, sucking, noise
sucking, noise: Tim, that is a vacuum line sucking in air. Which means with 250K on your D16 the shop pinched a line that is sucking air. Fairly common since the more mileage you put on the car the more wear and tear the common parts of the motor break down. There is only...

Honda Repair: 94 civic will not start, fuel, timing
fuel, timing: Tom, wish i was there to listen to it with my own ears. If you are getting fuel and spark that leaves only one other option. Timing. It is possible you jumped a tooth or 2 which is not uncommon with these civics above 120K miles. Make sure timing is set to...

Honda Repair: Accord oil pan removal, pan gasket, haynes manual
pan gasket, haynes manual, clearence: Tom, these can be tricky to remove. The transmission has an inspection plate. Should be like 2 10mm bolts and 2 12mm bolts. Remove them. And remove the inspection plate. Pan should clear. The plate is black in color and kind of looks like a half u shaped....

Honda Repair: Alarm & Central Lock, public car park, key remote control
public car park, key remote control, honda city: Kype, honestly, no, there is no other cheap way to disable the car. But, for about $25 US, you can install a hidden kill switch on a toggle. Which only the owner and installer would know about. Meaning each time you go to start the car you would have to...

Honda Repair: acura won't start, abs light, dead battery
abs light, dead battery, charging system: Diana, ABS light should have nothing to do with your starting and charging system. Why the vehicle is not starting is either a dead battery, starter issues, or the alternator. Do you have any lights on when you turn the car to the on position? If no, replace...

Honda Repair: car turns off after driving for a couple feet, valve cover gasket, piston rings
valve cover gasket, piston rings, acclerator: Vincent, don t waste your money on the valve cover gasket. Your friend is right. Replace the motor. Or replace the spark plugs which will give you about a month of somewhat better driving. Whichever this is the end of the life of your motor. Rebuilds are good...

Honda Repair: car won't start, honda civic, functions work
honda civic, functions work, alternator: I would definitely consider this being a battery issue. Either your battery is not receiving a charge from your alternator or there is an electrical short - wiring issue. Pull your alternator out and have it bench tested too. If it turns out ok then does your...

Honda Repair: 2001 honda accord transmission, correct mail, mail id
Honda Repair: 2001 honda accord transmission, correct mail, mail id, travis

Honda Repair: 91' Honda Civic Si
Honda Repair: 91' Honda Civic Si

Honda Repair: 94 civic will not start
Honda Repair: 94 civic will not start

Honda Repair: Overheating issues, water coolant, d15b engine
Honda Repair: Overheating issues, water coolant, d15b engine, thermostat

Honda Repair: Headlight brightness, honda prelude, 1994 honda prelude
honda prelude, 1994 honda prelude, headlight bulbs: Steve, terminal connectors? Was there damage? Do you mean butt connectors? Like blue or red in color? If so, double check your wiring and make sure 100% you connected them correctly. Also, if you do not get the bulb exactly in the headlight housing perfectly...

Honda Repair: High Mount Brake Light-2002 Accord, filament bulbs, dual filament
filament bulbs, dual filament, light bulbs: Karen, odd situation you are having, puzzling... Hmmmm... The high mount light is generally referred to as a third brake light . Have you checked all of your brake light bulbs 100%? There should be either 3 or 5 (not 100% on that Accord.) Now that all of...

Honda Repair: Honda Accord wont start after running out of gas., turning the key, honda accord
turning the key, honda accord, fuel pump: Jana, how many miles are on your Accord? It is not uncommon to runout of gas and then the fuel pump fails. Requiring repolacement. But, if your Accord doesn t have more than 100K miles on it this would be an unlikely cause. Are you on a hill? Add more gas...

Honda Repair: Honda Civic Ex Distributor cap replaced, spark plug gap, spark plug wires
spark plug gap, spark plug wires, vacuum hose: Lougan, hmmm... Could not find your original ? but i think i remember. Did you replace the distributor rotor too? Rough idle can be a lot of different things to check. Spark plugs, spark plug gap, spark plug wires, timing, fuel filter, or an unplugged or cracked...

Honda Repair: heater controls, honda accord ex, fan speeds
honda accord ex, fan speeds, heater core: Dave those heater control components consist of the push button display, hard lines going to the heater core/air/transfer box. When a button is selected to switch from vent to feet, for example, the button activates a door to move inside the heater core/air/transfer...

Honda Repair: intermittant horn failure, mostly failure., honda accord, steering column
honda accord, steering column, precautionary measure: Do, horns don t generally fail. The wiring to the horn does. You can simply replace the ground to the steering column. But, I don t think this is going to solve your problem. Follow the wires - starting at the horn itself - and examine the wires for obvious...

Honda Repair: Overheating issues, jdm b18c, upper radiator hose
jdm b18c, upper radiator hose, coolant system: Luke, bleed the cooling system at the proper port. Should be a 12mm bolt with a weep hole. Location - near the thermostat housing/inlet pipe, upper radiator hose. Ensuring all air bubbles have been eliminated. If the car is still overheating replace the temperature...

Honda Repair: oil, positive crankcase ventilation system, positive crankcase ventilation
positive crankcase ventilation system, positive crankcase ventilation, sohc vtec: Michael, could be as simple as a hose but, doubtful. 2 quarts is a lot to loose in a short period of time. That tube that is missing i am assuming is on the top left of the valve cover area? If so some people just cap it with a miniature air filter. Allowing...

Honda Repair: replace A/C hose, seperate system, excessive load
seperate system, excessive load, honda civic: O, if you had any leak at all in your A/C system you would not have cold air being blown inside the vehicle. The A/C system is a completely seperate system. The jerking is due too the excessive load on the motor when you turn on the A/C. I would recommend...

Honda Repair: speedometer, phillips head screws, check ebay
phillips head screws, check ebay, honda acura: Vicki, remove the entire cluster. This is a one piece unit. And is only held in by a few Phillips head screws. Very simple to remove. Very cheap to purchase another one as well. Check Ebay or Craigslist. Also, the local wrecking/dismantlers yard would be a...

Honda Repair: Toyota windshield wiper, worst case scenario, windshield wiper
worst case scenario, windshield wiper, wiper arm: John, yes. Corrosion, rust or it could be just plain old a pain in the #$% to get off. Squeeze the tab towards the wiper arm or in . Then pull the wiper down the arm. A couple of jerks might be needed. Worst case scenario - completely brake off the wiper....

Honda Repair: Troubles when it rains, dashboard lights, honda civic si
dashboard lights, honda civic si, broken wires: Melissa, probably one of the most craziest questions i have ever been asked! Dash lights on and off? Not sure at all what that might be? But considering you bought the car used, right? Someone has definitely done some modifications (aftermarket) and not returned...

Honda Repair: Whirring noise from steering, power steering fluid, fluid reservoir
power steering fluid, fluid reservoir, dipstick: Nse, you are low on power steering fluid. Add some to the appropriate level. There will be a dipstick that you un-cap from the power steering fluid reservoir. It will have a cold or hot measurement. This means when you are checking the level of the fluid is...

Honda Repair: 04 accored v6 ex, temperature thermostat, cold temps
temperature thermostat, cold temps, being cold: Ron, odd that it stays on like that. It s normal for the fan to stay on for a few minutes even after getting out of the vehicle and the keys removed but 2 hours? With the engine being cold is even crazier. Possibly a relay could be malfunctioning? The fans...

Honda Repair: 04 civic, timming belt, water pump replacement
timming belt, water pump replacement, timing belts: Dan, 04 civic s usually dont loose timing belts at those miles. But, who knows... 90K service requires timing belt and water pump replacement. If i had to guess, with the info you provided, fuel pump. Turn the key to the on position and listen closely to hear...

Honda Repair: 1985 Honda Prelude automatic, 1985 honda prelude, honda prelude
1985 honda prelude, honda prelude, scratchy sound: Frank, then it sounds like you are good to go. Adjustment isn t really a matter of tension but comfort. When pressing/depressing the clutch pedal. Its all personal choice. Some guys want the clutch to engage right off the floor asnd others want a little more...

Honda Repair: 1985 Honda prelude automatic trans., 1985 honda prelude, honda prelude
1985 honda prelude, honda prelude, shift linkage: Frank, my fresh transmission and torque converter in my 1991 Honda Civic 4D does the same thing. These older Honda s just make this sound when going from N down to D . You shouldn t have any problems selling a car that is 25 years old and you have so many...

Honda Repair: 1987 honda prelude, honda prelude, warning light
honda prelude, warning light, indicator light: David, older preludes have an ECU and the indicator light will have a flashing LED light. The ECU is located under the driver s seat. With the ignition switch in the on position and the engine OFF, the red LED on the ECU will flash the trouble codes. For...

Honda Repair: 1988 honda accord lxi, honda accord, 1988 honda accord
honda accord, 1988 honda accord, fuses: Anthony, check your wiring around the area of the brake light. If needed pull out the entire light and reinstall it. You have one of your hot wires touching a ground. Since the bulb completes the circut it is kinda like a fuse too. Examine all rear wiring...

Honda Repair: 1990 honda accord, worst case scenario, torque converter
worst case scenario, torque converter, key switch: John, hard question to pinpoint exactly what the problem is. I think the Automatic Transmission shifter cable could be damaged or out of adjustment. This runs from the shifter to the transmission underneath the car. There is also a kickdown cable that runs...

Honda Repair: 1994 Honda Accord brakes, rear drum brakes, honda techs
rear drum brakes, honda techs, drum brakes: Do you have rear drum brakes? Did you replace the rear wheel cylinders? Those are notorious for leaking. Also, it is not uncommon for an aftermarket master cylinder to be bad. Inspect all rubber lines going to the brakes then inspect all hard lines throughout...

Honda Repair: 1994 honda accord gauges, black gauge, background lighting
black gauge, background lighting, excessive pressure: Matt, unfortunately the aftermarket background lighting for your instrument cluster is a touchy process. Did you pop off the needles? To install it or did you slide it around the needles? Whichever the needles are super sensitive. To much excessive pressure...

Honda Repair: 1995 Honda CRX - Brake Problems, honda crx, brake master cylinder
honda crx, brake master cylinder, pad life: Vira, sounds like you need to replace the brake pads. There are indicators on the brake pads when the brakes get low on the pad life. It can make a ticking sound. This is an indicator telling you to replace your brake pads. Have the brake master cylinder inspected...

Honda Repair: 1996 honda accord clutch, clutch master cylinder, worst case scenario
clutch master cylinder, worst case scenario, clutch pressure plate: Chris, generally this is the clutch that has gone out. Replace the clutch, pressure plate, pilot bearing, and throw out bearing. Should be included in a kit. Also bleed the clutch master cylinder and replace with fresh fluid. Worst case scenario = transmission....

Honda Repair: 1997 Honda Civic Accel/Decel, steady position, fuel pumps
steady position, fuel pumps, diagnostic research: Very odd situation. The car is surging. So, either the computer is doing it? Or it is a mechanical malfunction. I almost want to tell you that the problem is the throttle cable. But, not 100% now that you provided more information. When was the last time you...

Honda Repair: 1997 honda crv headlight assembly, honda crv, headlight assembly
honda crv, headlight assembly, core support: Jay, been a while since i removed one of those. But, the headlight assembly is mounted to a holding bracket which has headlight adjusters around it. It is also held in by 4 or 6 10mm bolts. These are bolted to the core support. Sometimes partial removal of...

Honda Repair: 2000 Honda Accord loses power, honda accord, distributor cap
honda accord, distributor cap, accurate assessment: Lamar, start by giving the car a tune up. Spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, and a fuel filter. With the lack of information you gave me it is hard to give you an accurate assessment of what is going on with your car. Whichever...

Honda Repair: 2001 honda prelude sh, honda prelude sh, honda prelude
honda prelude sh, honda prelude, dohc vtec: Ann, start by fixing the check engine codes. One by one. Replace the O2 sensor first. Then move on to the next code. If the light is still coming on this is the computer saying there is a problem and needs your attention. Otherwise the car is not going to...

Honda Repair: 87 honda accord, dashboard lights, loose connections
dashboard lights, loose connections, key switch: D, has the car ever been stolen? If so, they replaced the ignition and the assembly might loosen up with time and use. You might not be getting a positive connection as well with starting the car a million times in a lifetime. Whichever the ignition is the...

Honda Repair: 94 honda civic clutch, clutch master cylinder, clutch slave cylinder
clutch master cylinder, clutch slave cylinder, clutch pedal: Bleed the clutch slave cylinder. There is a small fitting with a hole in it. It is located near the transmission (the valve). Similar to brakes. Manually pull out the clutch and depress the clutch while opening the valve to allow fluid to flow through the...

Honda Repair: 95 honda accord 2.2 vtech trans axel install, cv axles, input area
cv axles, input area, honda accord: Joshua, when installing CV axles you should hear or feel a click or pop when inserting the end into the transmission input area. If not it might be protruding a little. Try rotating the axle a few times until you pop it in. I use a dead blow hammer that is...

Honda Repair: 96 honda civic, reputable shop, excessive load
reputable shop, excessive load, honda civic: John, the excessive load that the AC creates on the motor is normal. Either your car needs a tune up or the pump might be going bad on the AC. Whichever tune ups on these cars as they age becomes more frequent. Have the AC serviced or looked at by a reputable...

Honda Repair: 99 CRV High RPM, throttle cable, floor mat
throttle cable, floor mat, engine compartment: Help, that is just crazy! Inspect the throttle cable. Follow it from under the hood all the way to the gas pedal inside the vehicle. Look for anything that might be causing the pedal to stick wide open. Or impeding the travel. There has to be something making...

Honda Repair: ABS, honda accord ex, abs system
honda accord ex, abs system, abs light: Dan, yes this is fine to still operate and drive daily. The ABS system just wont work yet your brakes still function normally. Cars with ABS that are in a braking slide pulse the brakes so you have somewhat more control in the slide. Cars without basically...

Honda Repair: A/C, mitsubishi galant, metal shavings
mitsubishi galant, metal shavings, center vent: DJ, i am not the greatest on A/C systems. Especially when it relates too Mitsubishi Galants as well. Is there a heat shield possibly missing? This could be a possibility too. There is a reservoir too. Small cylinder shaped. This should be ice cold when the...

Honda Repair: Dash panel problems, dash area, dash lights
dash area, dash lights, dash panel: Angela, there is a way to manually close your sunroof. It requires an Allen head key thingy that comes with the car brand new. Unfortunately your car being a 92 i doubt this is in the car owners manual area. In the headliner area there should be a plug (plastic)....

Honda Repair: electric windows not working, electrical issues, stereo shop
electrical issues, stereo shop, dash lights: Kelli, you have some serious electrical issues going on. Did you purchase this car used? Does this car have a salvaged title? Whichever someone has either been messing with some wiring or there is unrepaired damage somewhere. The fix is to take this to a stereo...

Honda Repair: 1987 honda prelude, ash tray, ecu
Honda Repair: 1987 honda prelude, ash tray, ecu

Honda Repair: 1995 Honda CRX - Brake Problems, honda
Honda Repair: 1995 Honda CRX - Brake Problems, honda

Honda Repair: How to fix blinkers/signal lights., problem amy, light bulbs
problem amy, light bulbs, honda vehicles: Amy, first start by checking to ensure that all of your light bulbs are working properly. (Not burnt.) If so, check the hazards. You did this so kudos to you. Next this has to be in the arm that extends from the steering column. But, you cant just replace...

Honda Repair: Honda civic 1997. Sudden engine stop, honda civic 1997, honda engine
honda civic 1997, honda engine, honda civic: Kiara, do you still have the lights on the dash when the car fails? If so, I would replace the fuel pump. Its common for these cars to have the fuel pump fail between 120k - 150k. Replace the fuel filter too. But, if you can provide me more details maybe i...

Honda Repair: Honda door key problem, car doors, honda accord
car doors, honda accord, 6 years: Leamon, take it to the dealer and explain to them the problem. Should be a free service. Might have to completely replace the key(s)? Car is only 6 years old and you shouldn t be having a problem. Other than that i really can t offer you and more advice due...

Honda Repair: losing coolant somewhere, losing coolant, timing belt replacement
losing coolant, timing belt replacement, freeze plug: Mark, unfortunately you need to replace your water pump. This is located behind the timing belt cover. But, since you are in there you might as well replace the timing belt and camshaft seal as well. Its all in there and is usually included with a routine...

Honda Repair: Manual transmission Honda Civic 1997, clutch master cylinder, honda civic 1997
clutch master cylinder, honda civic 1997, clutch pedal: Rosalia, this is a transmission problem! Clutchs are bad in the transmission. Replace the transmission with a used low milage tranny or a new one. Shift the gears when you are testing a used unit. Have the flywheel turned too and make sure you replaced the...

Honda Repair: O2 Sensor/Fuel-Air Ratio Sensor, o2 sensors, auto parts stores
o2 sensors, auto parts stores, catalytic converters: Sheila, take your car to an auto parts store and have them run your check engine codes. Usually a free service. Or take it to the dealer to find out for sure 100%. Should be free too? You have an OBD-2 vehicle so most auto parts stores should have this diagnostic...

Honda Repair: Possible Transmission Problem, honda automatic transmission fluid, automatic transmission fluid
honda automatic transmission fluid, automatic transmission fluid, torque converters: Chris, i would try replacing a few of the solenoids on the transmission first. Then, I would agree, replace the transmission and torque converter. Only use Honda Automatic Transmission fluid too. Try finding a used one with low miles. Or have yours rebuilt...

Honda Repair: p1457, vent valve, honda tech
vent valve, honda tech, fuel tank: Ted, i guess others have been having similar problems with this code too. Here is a link for some information. http://www.honda-tech.com/showthread.php?t=2469852 Sounds to me like its a canister vent valve... whatever that is lol hope this helps you.....

Honda Repair: srs brain, plastic insulation, accord wagon
plastic insulation, accord wagon, honda accord: Tom, since i haven t exactly replaced the SRS brain unit on a 1995 Honda Accord I have on many integras and civics. The first place I would look is behind the center console under the heater box. Basically center of the car mounted to the sub frame of the...

Honda Repair: 1989 Honda Civic DX will not start, honda civic dx, 1989 honda civic dx
honda civic dx, 1989 honda civic dx, 1989 honda civic: John, you are on the right track. Now you need to find out if you are getting fuel? Turn key to on position and listen or feel if the fuel pump is coming on. Or you can take the fuel line off of the filter, heading towards the motor. Could be a fuel filter...

Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord, tune ups, 1992 honda accord
tune ups, 1992 honda accord, honda accord: Bob, if you have been doing regular maintenance to your vehicle on a fairly regular basis, I assume this includes tune-ups? Spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor, fuel filter, evaluate timing. The problem you are having sounds like a fuel...

Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord ignition Module Failure, temple of vtec, honda accord ex
temple of vtec, honda accord ex, honda accord: Joe, having replaced the ignition module 3 times makes me wonder if there is an underlying issue elsewhere. So I did some research online and came across your question and thread on another site called the temple of vtec or whatever. Anyways there were no...

Honda Repair: 1992 honda civic cx 1.5 sohc poor idle, honda civic cx, spark plug wires
honda civic cx, spark plug wires, vacuum line: A sensor will not cause a problem with the temperature of the coolant. Thermostats are the most notorious for that. And, not bleeding all of the bubbles out of the system as well. Why the fans are not kicking on is due to the fact that the car is below the...

Honda Repair: 1994 Honda Accord EX Has No Power, honda accord ex, torque converter
honda accord ex, torque converter, flex plate: Ethan, torque converter. This is failing you. They will slip if they do not have the adequate amount of pressure to press against the flex plate to hold a gear. Unfortunately the transmission needs to be removed in order to gain access to replace this component....

Honda Repair: 1994 Honda Accord Wagon, radiator hoses, radiator fluid
radiator hoses, radiator fluid, coolant system: Audrey, whichever the main fan is faulty or the A/C fan is? The A/C fan is near the A/C pump and the main fan is located closer to the battery. Either way this is not causing your overheating problem. And having your friend jumping wires to the other fan is...

Honda Repair: 1996 Honda Accord "Creaking", cv axle, honda accord
cv axle, honda accord, left turn: Brian, this is common for a boot being torn on the CV-axle and losing all the grease within the joint. You can crank your wheel and jack your car up and visually inspect your boot. Look for excessive grease being thrown around the area and/or obvious tears...

Honda Repair: 1996 honda accord, hood latch, honda accord
hood latch, honda accord, water leak: Bobby, no it wont. Pull your carpet up and examine for damage. Otherwise I would suspect that the water is leaking through the firewall. Someone might have installed a stereo equipment component or alarm and made some holes where water is being forced through...

Honda Repair: 2000 honda accord will not start sometimes, lee tune, honda accord
lee tune, honda accord, distributor cap: Lee, tune-up is where I would recommend you starting at. Spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor plus replace the fuel filter. Start there. Have your timing checked as well. Do you have any check engine codes being thrown? These being diagnosed...

Honda Repair: 88 Accord Lx-i hard starting, gas milage, tune ups
gas milage, tune ups, performance gas: Tony, you have some issues going on. First the timing should be checked. But, before you do that when was the last time you did a tune-up? Assuming your car has high miles, 100K +, tune-ups should be performed every 30K. Tune-up = spark plugs, spark plug wires,...

Honda Repair: 90 accord, temp sensor, floods
temp sensor, floods, thermostat: Mark, please provide more details in a follow-up. So I can provide you with a more detailed analysis. Floods out? Is that a fuel related term? 3 temp sensors... 1 should be for the thermostat and 1 should be for the radiator maybe there is another i am not...

Honda Repair: 92 honda civic poor idle, running too rich, fuel pressure regulator, consistent maintenance
fuel pressure regulator, consistent maintenance, fuel pumps: Have you checked the engine codes? (CEL) There is a blue plug near the passenger side area kick panel at the lowest part of the dash. Take a paper clip and stick it into that. Turn the key to the on position. Count the codes that flash on the dash. Google...

Honda Repair: 94 Honda Accord won't start sometimes, electrical failure, battery cables
electrical failure, battery cables, negative cable: Dave, unfortunately there is no exact answer for you. It does sound like this is a electrical failure of some sort. This could be coming from the ignition switch. Older Accords get started into the 100 s of thousands. And if the ignition has never been replaced...

Honda Repair: 94 honda accord, faulty alarm system, honda accord
faulty alarm system, honda accord, question thanks: Brandy, do you have an aftermarket alarm installed? Or is it the factory alarm? Or do you even know? Whichever if you do have one it will be installed under the dash, near the drivers side, steering column-fuse area. If you have a friend that is kinda stereo...

Honda Repair: 98 honda civic, crank angle sensor, angle sensors
crank angle sensor, angle sensors, crank pulley: Jerry, crank angle sensors are common to fail when timing belt is replaced. Replace the crank angle sensor. It is located near the lower crank pulley and the plastic timing belt cover. Simple plug and play and (1) 10mm bolt is all that is needed to reset this....

Honda Repair: antenna, replacement antenna, dash area
replacement antenna, dash area, ebay: Joe, considering you did not include a year for your Odyssey I can only be general with my response. Whichever I believe the antenna comes out of the drivers side area of the roof? And angles back right? And this is a manual antenna too i believe. Whichever...

Honda Repair: cluster lnop and power window inop, screw driver, electrical specialist
screw driver, electrical specialist, lnop: Brian, you must have used to much pressure while installing the screw or you missed the mounting bracket. Whichever you just mounted the screw into your dash wiring harness. The smoke resulted from the screw making contact between a (+) wire to a (-) wire....

Honda Repair: electrical, honda accord, steering wheel
honda accord, steering wheel, control arm: Brian, replace the wiper control arm. Or there is a short in the steering column wires, but, doubtful. In my experiences it is the arm itself. Go to a junkyard and remove theres or buy one that is already removed from the vehicle from a Honda recycler. Remove...

Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord ignition Module Failure, coils, ground issue
Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord ignition Module Failure, coils, ground issue

Honda Repair: 1994 Honda Accord EX Has No Power, exact same thing, transmission fluid
Honda Repair: 1994 Honda Accord EX Has No Power, exact same thing, transmission fluid, mechanic

Honda Repair: 92 honda civic poor idle, running too rich
Honda Repair: 92 honda civic poor idle, running too rich

Honda Repair: high beams will not work, high beams, arm assembly
high beams, arm assembly, turn signals: Jeff, obviously if you have tried everything ie, bulbs, fuses, etc. Then the problem can only result within the wiring running to the arm on the steering column to the high beams or the arm activation switch. The arm is where i think you have the problem....

Honda Repair: honda accord key stuck, programmed chip, honda accords
programmed chip, honda accords, inexpensive source: Darlyn, in 1998 Honda Accords/Preludes switched to an immobilized ignition system. Basically to prevent theft. Whichever the little flashing green key thingy on your instrument cluster means that when the car is off no one can steal the car unless they have...

Honda Repair: Oil pressure, blown head gasket, connecting rod bearings
blown head gasket, connecting rod bearings, honda accord ex: Your rings are the sealing point for which compression is compounded in the stroke of the crank to the head. Adding fuel and spark in that chamber creates an explosion thus the compression engine is created. I ve just replaced the main and connecting rod...

Honda Repair: oil leak, oil pressure switch, knock sensor
oil pressure switch, knock sensor, oil leak: Anthony, good call on the oil filter. That is really the only thing back there that could be leaking oil onto the exhaust. I think there might be an oil pressure switch or a knock sensor on the back of your block that could be leaking? Whichever get back there...

Honda Repair: oil on the pistons, b16 head, ls vtec
b16 head, ls vtec, head gasket: Anthony, that is either the head gasket not being sealed 100%. Or the rings are not sealing correctly due to warpage. If you have the LS/VTEC then you can drop the oil pan, remove the bolts from the rods and slide the rods and pistons up, replace the rings,...

Honda Repair: overheating, dowel pins, bolt holes
dowel pins, bolt holes, head gasket: Anthony, use the gasket for the 93 block. Final head mods include a little drilling. In order for the head to be positioned properly on the block, the head-locating dowel pins need to be moved from the exhaust side to the intake side. Bore the existing head...

Honda Repair: repairing, 1990 honda accord, honda accord
1990 honda accord, honda accord, distributor cap: Whitney, tune-up is where I would recommend you starting at. Spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor plus replace the fuel filter. Start there. Have your timing checked as well. Do you have any check engine codes being thrown? These being...

Honda Repair: no sound on radio, fuse switch, stereo shop
fuse switch, stereo shop, 03 honda accord: Butch, not sure if your deck has a powered fuse switch but look for one in your owners manual. This could have easily popped and needs to be replaced. If not the problem take to a stereo shop and have them remove the deck from its mounted bracket and inspect...

Honda Repair: sunroof, honda prelude, plastic molding
honda prelude, plastic molding, allen key: Robin, it is possible the sunroof motor is bad. And it is not uncommon for the roof to only activate one way. There could be a wiring issue too, but, doubtful. In my experiences it sounds like there is a blockage in the tracks. Dirt build up over the years,...

Honda Repair: Transmission Repair, repair question, control solenoid valve
repair question, control solenoid valve, solenoids: It s ok as long as you trust the place doing the repair and that it comes with a warranty too. 1000 s of cars on the road today have rebuilt transmissions and engines. Make sure they completely flush the old transmission fluid out of the lines and cooler....

Honda Repair: wont idle in cold, honda civic gl, spark plug wires
honda civic gl, spark plug wires, gas mileage: Michael, i would start by ensuring that the car has had a recent tune-up. Meaning the spark plug wires, spark plugs, distributor cap and rotor, and a fuel filter are done. Timing needs to be set as well. With your foot needing to be held on the accelerator,...

Honda Repair: 1983 accord no start, cold cranking amps, drive belts
cold cranking amps, drive belts, battery indicator: Deff sounds like a battery issue. Have you had the battery tested, and seen how many cold cranking amps the battery has. If you refering to the battery indicator on the dash that is the volatge redaing for the alternator. You could be pushing 13-14.5 volts...

Honda Repair: 1985 Honda CRX vacuum trouble, honda crx, vacuum lines
honda crx, vacuum lines, ported vacuum switch: David, i need to know what litre motor you are working on? 1.5, 1.6, etc. And can you provide more specific details as to why your car is having a difficult time starting and idling. For instance, exactly what you are doing, how long the car idles for, how...

Honda Repair: 1987 accord, vacuum leaks, intake hoses
vacuum leaks, intake hoses, point hope: Well there could be many factors for that cold start issue. I would first check for any vacuum leaks, intake, hoses, etc. I would also check the IAC valve, Tps sensor, and also condition of plugs wires, and maybe fuel filter. Sounds to me like when your only...

Honda Repair: 1987 Honda Accord EXI Acceration, honda accord exi, honda dealership
honda accord exi, honda dealership, trans shop: well first the issue with not going unless you floor it. Could be a cad converter issue. Could be a few diff things like a fuel issue. also could be the transmission. you have a detent cable that runs off the throttle body also known as a passing gear which...

Honda Repair: 1988 accord lx, bran new, brass metal
bran new, brass metal, firing order: Micheal, now that you found out that it has fuel, check to see if there is spark. There is an external ignition coil that is common for failing. Remove the distributor cap and have your friend turn the engine over while the cap is off the car. Does the rotor...

Honda Repair: 1994 hoda Accord Crankshaft Pulley, crankshaft pulley, alternator pulley
crankshaft pulley, alternator pulley, crank shaft: Richard, all crank shaft pulley s are (1) piece on all Honda s. There should be (3) belts that hook to that pulley. A/C, power steering, and alternator. My question is: The one I am working on is free from the inner section and can come right off, doesn t...

Honda Repair: 1995 Honda Civic A/C, compressor clutch, ac works
compressor clutch, ac works, relay switch: Gene, unfortunately the pump is failing after years of use. Mechanically the pump may be fine. Electrically the pump is damaged. There are relays too near the pump to the fans. These could be causing the issue too but, doubtful. Replace the pump and start...

Honda Repair: 2001 hinda civic auto trans, torque converters, torque converter
torque converters, torque converter, neices: Ricci, torque converter failed you. You could try flushing the transmission fluid and replacing with Honda ATF. But, will probably be a waste of money. Unfortunately you have to remove the entire transmission to do this. Meaning $$$ labor wise. Remanufactured/rebuilt...

Honda Repair: 92 accord trans problems, 4 quarts, torque converter
4 quarts, torque converter, trans fluid: Could very well be the TCM. Have you scanned the vehicle for any transmission codes, any shift solenoid problems? I would put a scanner on the vehicle if possible- should be free at any auto shops. See if they will check the trans data stream and make sure...

Honda Repair: 95 accord no start, crank sensor, blown fuse
crank sensor, blown fuse, shift lock: So its not turning over now? have you tested the starter or been tapping on it to crank? if you know its good take your volt meter use a ground on the chasis and positive on the starter solenoid. read as you turn the key make sure you have at least 12v when...

Honda Repair: 95 accord no - start...., auction cars, switch works
auction cars, switch works, simple thoughts: Jr, good job with the basics. Follow the main wire(s) coming from the battery to the starter and the fuse box. These are heavier gauge wires and are prone to corrosion. Another likely source that could be causing the failure is an aftermarket alarm system....

Honda Repair: 99 honda civic A/C, fuse box, electrical fire
fuse box, electrical fire, honda civic: Sounds to me like the internals of the compressor (electrically speaking not mechanically) are failing. I would recommend replacing the compressor. It is unsafe to jump a wire to the compressor period! You are overloading/force feeding the component. Which...

Honda Repair: AC control panel, control panel buttons, honda accord
control panel buttons, honda accord, hot air: Angel, with 230K on the car i would think this would be an issue with your control panel. Buttons are just worn out perhaps? Or this could be an issue with your A/C pump or a relay which controls the A/C system. Has your A/C system been inspected for damage...

Honda Repair: Accord Timing Belt, timing belts, half a million
timing belts, half a million, manual states: I ve seen Honda s with high miles and low miles with a busted timing belt. A Preventive maintenance is highly recommended at around 75k miles for a timing belt. All depends on how well the car is kept up and how it is driven. Better to do it before theres...

Honda Repair: Air Conditioning 95 Honda Accord EX, hex bolt, honda accord ex
hex bolt, honda accord ex, manifold fittings: Les, are the bolts a 12mm head or 14mm head? Should be a hex bolt and long and skinny right? Whichever i looked everywhere for these specs and could not verify anything. You can contact a local Honda dealership and they will know 100% and free of charge. What...

Honda Repair: brakes, brake failure, wheel cylinder
brake failure, wheel cylinder, seal air: Master cylinders are the most common for failure. But, the leak is not necessarily fluid related but air leaking from an improper or worn out seal. Air in your brake lines or system is not good when considering there should only be fluid in there. The fluid...

Honda Repair: Civic VSS, vehicle speed sensor, volt meter
vehicle speed sensor, volt meter, vss: Before you go and buy another vss, check the wiring harness real good. and check for any bad or lose grounds. there could be a bent pin in the connector or damaged wire. if you have access to a volt meter i would check resistance to and from the vss. i doubt...

Honda Repair: Clicking noise from right side, different corner, honda civic
different corner, honda civic, brake pads: James, very difficult question to answer. I will start by asking you if you have had any recent work to the car in that area within the last year or so? New tires and/or balancing? This sounds to me like you could have a broken belt in your tire. Very hard...

Honda Repair: Cooling Fans not coming on, ipdm, nissan quest
ipdm, nissan quest, engine temperature: Marcio, i am a Honda expert not Nissan. But, in my experiences with this similar problem I would start with the cheapest fix first. Which it sounds like you have done so. I do not know what a IPDM failure is. Sounds like a relay or sensor of some sort. Next...

Honda Repair: codes for 93 honda accord, side kick panel, vehicle diagnosis
side kick panel, vehicle diagnosis, obd 1: Susan, you can start by taking the vehicle to any local auto parts store. They should do this service for free. Unfortunately there equipment may only be able to be used on 1996 and newer vehicles OBD-2 systems. Your vehicle is an OBD-1 system. And, if you...

Honda Repair: Fuel injector not working., honda ballade, obd 1
honda ballade, obd 1, honda civic: Rodney, never have heard of a 1994 Honda Ballade 180e. Now i know. I am in US, so here they are called Honda Civic s. Whichever these cars were built from 1992 to 1995. It features an OBD-1 electrical system. The wires going to the injector are faulty or have...

Honda Repair: 1994 hoda Accord Crankshaft Pulley, damper, pulley
Honda Repair: 1994 hoda Accord Crankshaft Pulley, damper, pulley, crank

Honda Repair: Hond, brake rotor, 2003 honda accord
brake rotor, 2003 honda accord, honda accord: Steve, inspect the rear brake pads ASAP! If they have gone to far they will start to damage the rotor = replacement with brand new ones vs. having the rotor turned. Take your finger and see if the surface of your brake rotor is smooth or rough/abrasive. DO...

Honda Repair: Honda Prelude, instrument cluster repair, honda prelude
instrument cluster repair, honda prelude, ebay: John, unfortunately your instrument cluster is failing. I have talked to a lot of people who are all describing this similar problem on 1998 to 2001 Preludes. Depending on your location and access to electrical instrument cluster repair professionals your...

Honda Repair: honda accord ex transmission, honda accord ex, obd 1
honda accord ex, obd 1, 1990 honda accord: Amanda, these Accords from 1990 to 1993 are all the same. Parts interchange flawlessly. However some Accords came with a Sport button near the gear selector. If your Accord did not come with a Sport option this could potentially cause an unforseen check engine...

Honda Repair: Odd noises at acceleration, oxygen sensor, honda civic ex
oxygen sensor, honda civic ex, auto parts store: Kelli, it is not good for the check engine light to be on period! Have this evaluated for free at a local auto parts store. Or take back to the dealership and make them fix the problem. If it is the O2 sensor then it is possible it could damage other parts...

Honda Repair: Timing Belt Replacement, timing belt replacement, critical issue
timing belt replacement, critical issue, odyssey: Timing is always a critical issue. If you think you can take it on than go for it. Its good to learn new things. There not too difficult to do but, just remember when you already into the job will be harder to go back on if you change your mind. Just be sure...

Honda Repair: tach jumping or dead, digital multimeter, delsol
digital multimeter, delsol, speed sensor: Mark, quite possible the cluster is just worn out and tired. There is a speed sensor on top of the transmission but that controls MPH s. At first i was thinking loose connection too, but, you checked that already. Is there a fuse for it? I think but not 100%...

Honda Repair: transmission, torque converter, honda accord
torque converter, honda accord, solenoids: James, obviously there are some issues going on. Have you checked the ATF fluid level? Is it a pink color? Or is it brown and gritty? Smell the fluid for a scent of burnt unpleasent odor. The transmission fluid should be red/pink in color period. Solenoids...

Honda Repair: vss, vtec engine, honda accord ex
vtec engine, honda accord ex, honda accord: Jose, it is located on top of the transmission. Near the fire wall and under the intake area. Should be a gray colored plug with 2 wires. Use some brake cleaner on the area if it is excessively dirty. Should be a 10mm bolt retaining the VSS to the transmission...

Honda Repair: 1988 honda accord alternator replace, auto parts stores, honda accord
auto parts stores, honda accord, intake manifold: Lee, depends on which Honda Accord you have? The LX or LX-i. Carberated vs. injected. LX-i is easiest. Just remove the alternator from underneath the car but it comes out the top of the intake manifold/head area of the vehicle. Might require moving some plastic...

Honda Repair: 1991 Honda civic check engine light, radiator cap, 1991 honda civic
radiator cap, 1991 honda civic, honda civic: Michelle, when replacing the radiator or any other major component of the cooling system, bleed the cooling system properly. Since you have done some mechanical work to your car it is good to clear any stored engine codes from the ECU. You can do this by...

Honda Repair: 1994 honda accord, radiator hoses, upper radiator hose
radiator hoses, upper radiator hose, radiator fluid: Your buddy needs to put in the correct numbered bulb per slot available. VW, Audi, BMW, etc. are known for having recalls and issues on electrical wiring. If it says to use a 1157 dual filament bulb use it. Don t try just swapping whatever you have available...

Honda Repair: 1994 honda accord will not start, auto parts store, schucks
auto parts store, schucks, honda accord: Doug, find out what the check engine light is and fix it. Take it to an auto parts store like schucks or autozone and they will check them for free. Even though your check engine light is not on when you get it read does not mean that the code is not stored...

Honda Repair: 1995 4dr 4cyl Honda LX Transmission, honda accord lx, shift linkage
honda accord lx, shift linkage, diagnostic steps: Robert, I would love to have the power to say oh, this is the only thing that needs to be fixed , unfortunately there is reality. Before attempting to diagnose problems on a Honda there are lots of different diagnostic steps to perform. He could be right...

Honda Repair: 1995 honda accord speedometer, phillips head screws, honda acura
phillips head screws, honda acura, instrument clusters: Your gonna need an A/T cluster from a 1994 to 1995 or from a 1996 to 1997. If i were you stick with the 1994 to 1995. In 1996 Honda switched to the OBD-2 system. Yours is an OBD-1 system = 1994 to 1995. Just want to make sure i am 100% correct about this....

Honda Repair: 2000 Accord Staring Problem, staring problem, distributor cap
staring problem, distributor cap, fuel pump: Ken, if you are having a problem with the car starting i would suspect the starter. But, you did not enter that information in your description. The starter could be having an issue with low voltage due to a corroded main wire. Or, the bendix could not be...

Honda Repair: 2001 civic, automatic transmission fluid, torque converter
automatic transmission fluid, torque converter, auto transmission: Mark, please check your Automatic Transmission fluid ASAP! Your transmission is slipping in and out of gear due to the fact that there is not enough fluid within your transmission/torque converter in order to maintain proper pressure on the flywheel = momentum....

Honda Repair: 2002 honda accord coup, o2 sensors, vtec system
o2 sensors, vtec system, cylinder number: Ron, P0300 diagnostic code indicates a random or multiple misfire. If the last digit is a number other than zero, it corresponds to the cylinder number that is misfiring. A P0302 code, for example, would tell you cylinder number two is misfiring. Unfortunately,...

Honda Repair: 2003 Honda Odyssey, 2003 honda odyssey, shift linkage
2003 honda odyssey, shift linkage, honda odyssey: Michelle, this could be as simple as a shift linkage cable being worn out and in need of replacement or adjustment. Do you park on a hill by chance? The E-brake is key when parking the vehicle, 1) while the vehicle sits and the gears in the transmission slacken...

Honda Repair: 2005 Honda CRV headlight, 2005 honda crv, honda cr v
2005 honda crv, honda cr v, ohm meter: Jeffrey, you are not the first person to ask me this similar problem for Honda CR-V s, second generation, 2001 - 2007. Apparently there is a major flaw with the headlight system in these years. Factory default? Probably, but, no recalls available. Apparently...

Honda Repair: '91 Honda Civic LX, auto transmission, 91 honda civic
auto transmission, 91 honda civic, honda civic: Bobby, tcm? Transmission control module? First off no such thing. You didnt describe whether you had a Auto or Manual transmission. Whichever i will assume this is an Auto. Manual follow the same guidelines too. Check the level of the fluid in the transmission....

Honda Repair: 92 accord, vacuum lines, vacuum line
vacuum lines, vacuum line, inexpensive option: Matthew, tune up or fuel filter/pump. Most common issues with this milage on these cars. Distributors go bad as well which will give you the same result as what you are describing. Spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor plus the fuel filter...

Honda Repair: 94 Honda Accord clutch, clutch kit, cylinder problem
clutch kit, cylinder problem, honda accord: Don, sounds like a Transmission problem. Possibly could be the clutch but doubtful. Whenever i have experienced this issue in my past it has turned out being the transmission was bad. Replace the transmission with a used unit with a warranty. Buy a new clutch...

Honda Repair: 95 Honda Civic, power steering pump, timing belt
power steering pump, timing belt, honda civic: Karen, when your timing belt was replaced did they also replace the water pump and cam seal? This should be done on all timing belt replacements for Honda s. Reason being they are inexpensive to replace and when you are replacing the timing belt they are right...

Honda Repair: My car won't start, honda accord lx, mechnic
honda accord lx, mechnic, 1995 honda accord lx: Vivian, you have invested and replaced alot on this car. The only thing left would be the distributor and ignition coil. Does the car have spark? Or not. Your mechanic should know. Hopefully the mechanic installed the timing belt 100% correctly too. Even 1...

Honda Repair: Engine runs but dies at low rpms, adjustment screws, fuel mixture
adjustment screws, fuel mixture, timing light: Gary, like any vehicle with carbs they will come out of tune by sitting for long periods. There are a couple of adjustment screws on those carbs. One is the idle of course. The others probably control fuel mixture or cold start idle. Whichever the one you...

Honda Repair: electrical problems, stereo shop, autozone
stereo shop, autozone, honda accord: Brandon, unfortunately you have some major electrical wiring issues that were not installed from a professional. There is a draw that is constantly starving your power supply from your battery. With the engine not running the battery cannot replenish that...

Honda Repair: engine sputter at 4k rpms, economical reasons, shift point
economical reasons, shift point, honda accord: Ron, tough question to answer, but, here are some ideas for you to check out. After the car is warmed up, does this, sputtering continue under normal driving conditions or full throttle? Not alot of people prefer to take there engines over 4k due to economical...

Honda Repair: engine won't start or cuts off (1999 Accord V6), fuel pump relay switch, fuel pump relay
fuel pump relay switch, fuel pump relay, honda owner: And yes of course, they always need to re-create the problem. Hard to do on an intermittent problem like yours. This could be the fuel system, ignition, or the coolant system. One of these areas lies the answer to your problem. A good mechanic with the proper...

Honda Repair: 1995 4dr 4cyl Honda LX Transmission, salvage yard, 10mm socket
Honda Repair: 1995 4dr 4cyl Honda LX Transmission, salvage yard, 10mm socket, engine computer

Honda Repair: Gas door repair, flat tip screwdriver, pop the trunk
flat tip screwdriver, pop the trunk, honda civic: Melanie, 1. - Pop the trunk 2. - On the drivers side remove the inner clips 3. - Pull back the liner at the top to expose the inner trunk 4. - Reach your hand in behind the stiffener panel and locate the release plunger 5. - Turn the plunger...

Honda Repair: Honda Accord Dying, quick responce, honda accord ex
quick responce, honda accord ex, battery cables: It probably is going to be something very small and insignificant. And i would probably guess some relay. There is a main relay in that car that is prone to drying out over time and having the circut board crack. There also is a way to check for engine codes...

Honda Repair: Honda accord need maintenance light, honda service center, service interval
honda service center, service interval, honda dealership: Steve this is a basic courtesy light indicating maintenance is required. Whether this is an oil change indicator or regular service interval. The owners manual might have a little more detailed information for you. Basically nothing to worry about. You do...

Honda Repair: Honda Civic problem, radiator hoses, coolant lines
radiator hoses, coolant lines, coolant system: Elizabeth, the cooling system consists of radiator, radiator cap, thermostat, upper and lower radiator hoses, water pump, multiple sensors, and a couple of other small coolant lines. Thats it. Now after replacing what you have done already you need to properly...

Honda Repair: honda airbag light, honda accord ex, honda accord
honda accord ex, honda accord, auto zone: Ty, this is a sensor issue. Something got triggered somewhere. But, really you should not have triggered it by just moving the seat around? Odd? I would take the car to auto zone and have the code evaluated then cleared from the system. See if this helps...

Honda Repair: idleing high, honda accord lx, gas milage
honda accord lx, gas milage, carburated: Jason, first off that is completely normal. Reason being is that your engine is carburated. When you step on the gas it thinks you are moving forward so it turns off the secondary floats in the carb. When you first start the engine up the secondaries and primaries...

Honda Repair: ignition barrel/cylinder, steering column, locksmith
steering column, locksmith, pins: Young, yes there is. But, this is an immobilized ignition system. Pull the ignition apart from the steering column. Seperating all the components. This will give you access to multiple small holes to release the barrel in one piece. DO NOT attempt this unless...

Honda Repair: Speedometer, vehicle speed sensor, speedometer cable
vehicle speed sensor, speedometer cable, cruise control: John, your cruise control will not work as long as the car is not registering speed. Not sure what Year, Make and Model you have with the correct engine size the sending unit that registers your speed is located on top of the transmission. It is called a (VSS)...

Honda Repair: Not starting, honda accord v6 coupe, honda accord
honda accord v6 coupe, honda accord, fuel pump: Andy, well you hit the first major components of strating a vehicle. Now you need to know whether you are getting the fuel to the injectors. Unfortunately not an easy task. But, if you turn the car to the on position you should be able to hear the fuel pump...

Honda Repair: Tail light fuse blows upon turning lights on, light fuse, fuse blows
light fuse, fuse blows, rear speakers: Sean, somewhere in that tailight area you have a wire, that is hot, and it is coming into contact with a ground source. I cant think of anything that would cause this other than what i described to you. Both tails and the third brake light area. Did you put...

Honda Repair: Tail lights, rear marker, honda accord ex
rear marker, honda accord ex, dash lights: Sam, sounds like you have some major issues going on in different areas of this car. First, the rear tail lights are not working. So is it the rear marker lights not working or the actual brake lights or both? Whichever these are connected on one circut connected...

Honda Repair: Transmission noise, honda civic dx, automatic transmission fluid
honda civic dx, automatic transmission fluid, 1996 honda civic dx: Gil, the vibration is coming from your wheels and tires. They are not balanced properly. With brand new tires they should have balanced them properly. Instead a new guy might have been just learning or an experienced guy might have just static balanced your...

Honda Repair: 02 honda accord, head bolts, honda parts
head bolts, honda parts, honda accord: Then i am glad your mechanic was on top of the radiator issue. Hopefully that is the fix. Every time the head comes off the motor it should be milled .005 minimum. New head gasket, etc. With the oil enetering the cooling chambers of the engine deciphering...

Honda Repair: 05 pilot rattling noise(metallic?), rear muffler, muffler shop
rear muffler, muffler shop, exhaust manifold: Ron, ratteling between certain mph and only with the gas would indicate to me that you have an exhaust system component loose. I have not heard of any recalls, but, with 82K it is not unheard of for things to possibly loosen up over time and abuse. You can...

Honda Repair: '06 Civic Fuel Latch Problem, wd 40, release cable
wd 40, release cable, release lever: Brad, from people i have personally talked too and consulted with it seems to be an on-going issue even into your generation civic. Fix is similar but just replacing the release cable isn t the fix. I would try and put a lubricant in the actual shaft that...

Honda Repair: 1996 honda prelude, 140,000miles, honda prelude, wheel speed
honda prelude, wheel speed, abs line: Chris, sounds to me that Firestone did not meet or exceed your expectations as a customer. Furthermore, you definitely have some issues going on in your braking system. The static noise from the speakers is due to a ground wire issue nothing to do with...

Honda Repair: 1998 Honda CR-V, honda cr v, initial diagnosis
honda cr v, initial diagnosis, proper diagnosis: Julie, having the vehicle turn off when you are driving can be very dangerous. Unfortunately since you did not provide me with very many specific details I cannot provide you with a proper diagnosis. I can tell you to take the vehicle to AutoZone or other...

Honda Repair: 1998 honda accord coupe, honda accord coupe, throttle position sensor
honda accord coupe, throttle position sensor, throttle cables: You could do it. Throttle cable is easy to hook back up. It just wraps around a bracket that pivots on a spring lever type of deal. Its an actual cable so he cant break it physically unless he cut it with a tool. Then your screwed and need to replace the...

Honda Repair: 2001 Odyssey, transmission temperatures, torque converter
transmission temperatures, torque converter, cat converter: Ron, since the cat was failing this can lead to the cat overloading or overheating. Since the hot air was not flowing efficently throughout the exhaust system and backing up at the cat which is near the transmission. Heat destroys transmissions and transmission...

Honda Repair: 2005 Honda accord 02 sensor, honda accord ex, o2 sensor
honda accord ex, o2 sensor, honda accord: Kim, the rear O2 sensor should be located in the catalytic converter. Bank 2. The catalytic converter is part of the exhaust system. There will be a heat shield held in place by some 10mm bolts. Remove this shield. It requires a large open end wrench to unscrew...

Honda Repair: 89 prelude headlight, low beam, fitment
low beam, fitment, filament: John, sounds like you could have an issue with the wiring or the bulb assembly itself. Did you have this problem before you switched out the bulbs? If yes, check the wiring and connector itself for proper fitment and/or damage. If no, i would suspect that...

Honda Repair: 94 Accord Wheel Alignment, wheel alignment, perfect alignment
wheel alignment, perfect alignment, stock height: Memo, unfortunately since your car is lowered on springs or coil-overs, you are stuck with what you get. Even a camber correction kit is only going to correct about 1 to 1.5 degrees of camber. Not sufficent when the minimun positive camber you have right now...

Honda Repair: 96 Civic DX, civic dx, fuel pumps
civic dx, fuel pumps, tune ups: Windy, I would suspect the fuel filter. But, more than that finish the tune-up that you started by replacing the sprak plug wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, air filter and have the timing adjusted. When these 1.5L and 1.6L engines get above 150K...

Honda Repair: 97 civic, adequate pressure, check fuel
adequate pressure, check fuel, car ignition: Alan, way too many variables going on in this situation. It takes 3 things to start your car; ignition/spark, fuel, air/timing, thats it. If you are missing any of these essential components then your vehicle will not fire up. (The weather will have no effect...

Honda Repair: 97 honda accord special edition, engine degreaser, pan gasket
engine degreaser, pan gasket, direct spray: Kat this is not an urgently required fix for your vehicle but, i would repair it within the next 6 months to a year. Keep an eye on your oil level about every 2nd or 3rd tank of gas. When you finally do repair the problem pressure wash the motor and use an...

Honda Repair: 97 honda civic EX, canister purge valve, fuel vapors
canister purge valve, fuel vapors, purge command: Joan, great milage on an excellent choice for a vehicle. Evaporative Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow - Code P0441 - This indicates that a part of the EVAP control system is no longer fuctioning correctly. The EVAP system consists of many...

Honda Repair: A/C compressor will not engage, honda crx, 1991 honda crx
honda crx, 1991 honda crx, internal components: Gary, it is time to replace the compressor pump. Compressors are full of oil to lubricate internal components. Unfortunately they don t last forever. Replace the pump. Or there might be a rebuild kit available or you can remove the pump and take it in for...

Honda Repair: check engine light, side kick panel, honda accord lx
side kick panel, honda accord lx, ecu computer: Make sure your check engine light (CEL) is on the dash lights. Remove the passenger side kick panel. Somewhere in this area hanging is a 2-pin blue or gray in color plug. This is the jumper plug. With the key off insert a paper clip between the 2 pins jumping...

Honda Repair: door want open, honda accord coupe, honda accord
honda accord coupe, honda accord, door lock actuator: Benny, probably the door lock actuator is not releasing the latch 100%. Or could be the latch itself. Whichever removing the door panel is going to be difficult with the door latched. You could wait until the actuator finally releases the door and then open...

Honda Repair: driver side car door, razor blade, honda accord
razor blade, honda accord, side car: Don, unfortunately this is a very difficult job to do since you cannot open the door. The panel is wrapped and contured to the dash which makes this virtually impossible to remove without damaging the door panel. Basically you need to cut the door panel off....

Honda Repair: electrical issues., abs light, electrical changes
abs light, electrical changes, electrical issues: Randy, the ABS light coming on from time to time is indicating there is an issue with the ABS system. Very unlikely that the light is faulty and just coming on for whatever reason. Take this too AutoZone or a local auto parts retailer and see if they can run...

Honda Repair: fuel preasure, kia sephia, kia saphia
kia sephia, kia saphia, fuel rail: Charles, i am not a Kia Sephia specialist just Honda. Whichever though it sounds to me if you are not getting the right pressure to your fuel rail then your fuel pump would be my first concern. And if you decide to have the fuel pump replaced replace the fuel...

Honda Repair: Honda ridgeline bumper repair, honda ridgeline, stage paint
honda ridgeline, stage paint, paint base: John, considering this is just the bumper and nothing else. A body shop will charge you a variety of different prices. For instance, they will charge you for removing the bumper and reinstalling, prep work, masking the part if needed, etc. You can see a body...

Honda Repair: Honda sometimes won't start, fuel pump relay, ecu computer
fuel pump relay, ecu computer, honda accord ex: Yes main relay is a classic case and scenario start there and start cheap. Then replace the fuel pump and fuel filter. Fuel pump is easy to replace. Remove lower part of rear seat which exposes the area for the in-tank fuel filter. Pull it out and swap it...

Honda Repair: honda accord lx, honda accord lx, cabin air filter
honda accord lx, cabin air filter, charcoal canister: Raul, the code is an EVAP system leak. Basically a filter for your fuel system, but, not your fuel filter. First, unscrew your fuel cap and retighten with 3 clicks. You might have put gas in this car recently and did not tighten the cap completely. Now...

Honda Repair: honda lower control arm bushing, control arm bushing, cv axle
control arm bushing, cv axle, honda civic ex: Chris replacing the Lower control arm bushing is pretty basic. I am including some instructions for the lower ball joint but will help you a bit. http://garageninja.com/upper-lower-control-arm-removal-civic-92-95/ Should help you out a bit with the step-by-step...

Honda Repair: back lights, electrical specialist, stereo shop
electrical specialist, stereo shop, honda accord: Kathleen, as much as I hate to say it I will. The mechanic you took your car too is an idiot. The rear tail lights have absolutely nothing to do with the stereo or cig lighter. If you keep popping fuses immediately then you have a positive (+) or hot wire...

Honda Repair: P0420 Code, fuse box, o2 sensor
fuse box, o2 sensor, catalytic converter: Jeff, have you cleared the codes from the system yet 100%? Pop the hood and in the fuse box pull the hazard fuse for 30 secs to 1 min. This will reset the codes completely. If the code comes back then you haven t fixed the problem. Unfortunately the catalytic...

Honda Repair: Replacing 1996 Honda Prelude drivers window, honda prelude, window glass
honda prelude, window glass, bolts: Bob, the windows are tricky on these. I try to insert the window from the outside of the vehicle into the middle section of the door. At an angle put the front of the window into the track liner then slide the rear into place. Slide the window up/down adjusting...

Honda Repair: How do I replace the speed sensor on a 1990 Honda Accord?, air intake hose, vehicle speed sensor
air intake hose, vehicle speed sensor, radiator hose: Like i was saying there might be (2) - couple of 10mm bolts. Most commonly just (1) but its been a while since i have been under the hood of an Accord. Whichever you will see them. The hoses, if any, will be a lubricating fluid for the gear in there. Disconnect...

Honda Repair: Substitution of LED lights, load resistor, honda odyssey
load resistor, honda odyssey, rush hour traffic: Ed, - High Mount Stop Light Bulb Size: 921 - did some research with nearly no results. Guess it depends on how you drive the Honda Odyssey is what is determining the life of the bulb. Constant rush hour traffic, long commutes, 2 step drivers, etc. The bulb...

Honda Repair: sputtering and running very lean and sometimes dies, obd 2 scanner, cold air intake
obd 2 scanner, cold air intake, autozone: Charlie, when the car fails for you try and get a reading of the check engine codes. Or check the stored check engine codes that may or may not be in the computers registry. A good OBD-2 scanner will do this for you or take it to AutoZone for a scan and clear....

Honda Repair: 1990 accord lx stalls, transmission control unit, first cap
transmission control unit, first cap, transmission issues: Danny, 187K and a lack of maintenance = start replacing parts. Whichever when the car stalls it will throw a check engine code. Evaluate the code on the spot. Keep a pen and paper in the car. Also you can evaluate the check engine codes on this vehicle with...

Honda Repair: 1990 Honda Accord turns over but won't start, honda accord ex, 1990 honda accord
honda accord ex, 1990 honda accord, honda accord: Rick, you need to evaluate the check engine codes and then repair that particular area in distress. Don t go to the dealer you can do this easily in your own garage. Near the passenger side floorboard-kick panel area or just below the right hand corner of...

Honda Repair: 1990 Honda accord shifting problems, transmission control unit, honda accord
transmission control unit, honda accord, paperclip: Greg, these transmissions (A/T) from 1990 to 1993 in Accords are the same. And they have the same problems as there age increases and wear and tear from daily driving. Lack of maintenance is the other huge component. First, and foremost, check your ATF...

Honda Repair: 1995 Honda Prelude, honda prelude, heater core
honda prelude, heater core, engine compartment: Nick, the heater core hoses are located on the firewall. Middle area behind the intake manifold. Should be 2 hoses about the same overall diameter stacked one on top of the other. The hoses will run to the cylinder head and are a key essential component of...

Honda Repair: 1999 Honda Accord, fuel pump relay, honda accord
fuel pump relay, honda accord, fuel pump: Beth, replace the fuel pump. Just because the fuel pump is working (turning-on) doesn t mean it is operating at the right Psi s or pressure. That accord s fuel system is pressurized and needs to maintain about 40 s-60 s psi at the rail. Also, there is a relay...

Honda Repair: 2000 Odessey, steering wheel lock, neutral safety switch
steering wheel lock, neutral safety switch, solenoid: Bob, intermitent = difficult to diagnose. But, with you suggesting the steering wheel lock this is an indication that the ignition switch is failing you. Since you have basically eliminated all other sources of possible failure the most significant area...

Honda Repair: Accord 98 V6 - Shudder when shifting from low to med gear, torque convertor, lube shops
torque convertor, lube shops, torque converter: Tom, 65K on the car is not bad milage and depending upon your driving habits/abuse this can be a negative result. Fortunately not flushing the transmission fluid is what i think is the result of the low end shutter. If you want to keep the car operating properly...

Honda Repair: Alignment Questions, alignment services, perfect alignment
alignment services, perfect alignment, water runoff: Steve, specs look good to me. I don t believe they are taking advantage of you, but, i have had others complain about Firestone s alignment services. I have also had alot of people asking me questions about these generations of civic s having alignment/vibrations/steering...

Honda Repair: Car leak and other, synthetic engine oil, transparent honey
synthetic engine oil, transparent honey, gas pedals: Crystal, 2003 TL - i have only worked on a few of these cars a couple of times. But, from my past experiences dealing with this similar situation on other Honda s it has came down to the drainage ports on the sunroof becoming clogged with debris. Fix is to...

Honda Repair: Clogged EGR ports, entry holes, jb weld
entry holes, jb weld, hot tank: Leo, tough question for me to answer. I do not recommend this service for the do-it-yourself mechanic. But, you should know exactly what you are doing before drilling 1/8 to 1/4 holes directly into your intake manifold and covering the holes with JB weld....

Honda Repair: Engine Missing, obd 2 code reader, reader scanner
obd 2 code reader, reader scanner, auto mechanic: Salman, is there any check engine codes being triggered? If so, evaluate and diagnose these codes first and this will guide you in your next direction for service. You need an OBD-2 code reader/scanner. If you do not have one a local auto mechanic could perform...

Honda Repair: HONDA ACCORD 2001, initial code, honda accord
initial code, honda accord, miles per gallon: Murray, have the codes cleared and re-scanned. Key on and then re-evaluate. Start engine and re-evaluate. These are basics for trying to target the source for the initial code. The other sensors going off are related to one of the other codes. Whichever...

Honda Repair: Honda 1989 Accord, expert decision, racv
expert decision, racv, honda accord: Lynda, no spark = distributor or ignitor. And yes, the distributor should be replaced. But, instead of the mechanic purchasing the part and overcharging you, why don t you purchase the unit yourself. These distributors cost around $180 new (remanufactured)....

Honda Repair: Honda headlight relays, honda headlight, honda cars
honda headlight, honda cars, electrical problem: Jose, there are no relays. This is a direct wired system that is monitored by fuses. I would not suspect that the fuses are bad since both of your headlights went out at the same time. This is an electrical problem. Either a damaged wire, (-) ground disconnected,...

Honda Repair: heating & cooling, coolant system, gauge cluster
coolant system, gauge cluster, temp gauge: Jim, flush the coolant and completely replace all the coolant. The themostat has been replaced - good. Bleed the coolant system properly there is a port to do this. I know there is a temperature sending unit located near the thermostat and this could be what...

Honda Repair: hi, fuse tester, fuse block
fuse tester, fuse block, fusible links: Emmanuel, the label on the lid of the fuse block indicates the fuse application, position and amperage rating. There is also a fuse block located below the left side of the instrument panel. Do not use fuses of a higher amperage than recommended. Major component...

Honda Repair: honda civic repair, obd 2 code scanner, charcoal canister
obd 2 code scanner, charcoal canister, honda civic: Rod, that is true about the check engine light (CEL) and happens very often when these cars get over 100K in milage. There is a charcoal canister which has a sensor that causes this. Whichever you need to have the codes scanned and evaluated. This will...

Honda Repair: srs warning light, hook up, instrument cluster
hook up, instrument cluster, warning light: Jeff, replace the seatbelt with one that has the sensor. Remove the SRS bulb from the instrument cluster. Those are your only options. ***Your air bags will not deploy in case of an accident!*** Why? Because the SRS is on a closed wired system and if...

Honda Repair: wheel well broke - repair?, inner fender, flat tip
inner fender, flat tip, honda accord: David, I am assuming the inner fender liner? Black plastic in color? And has a curvuture to it? If so, remove it. You can replace it later. Cost about $35 to $50 for an OEM piece at Honda. Easy to remove. Small phillips screwdriver, flat tip screwdriver...

Honda Repair: cooling system, honda civic lx, 2000 honda civic lx
honda civic lx, 2000 honda civic lx, windsheild: You original question said that your windshield was fogging...if it is not fogging then you probably don t have a heater core problem. If you are losing a lot of coolant then the problem should be fairly obvious. If you check under the hood when the car...

Honda Repair: To repair or not to repair?, solenoid, peeling
Honda Repair: To repair or not to repair?, solenoid, peeling, paint

Honda Repair: Honda Civic EX 2004, cooling fans, overheating
cooling fans, overheating: There are several things that are likely causing your problem. The first thing that you need to do is make sure your cooling system is full. There is a procedure that will help you do this as it is more difficult that it looks. Here is what you need to do:...

Honda Repair: To repair or not to repair?, body paint shop, auto body paint
body paint shop, auto body paint, honda accord lx: I will preface this by saying that I have not done any research into this question. I think that the quality of Honda cars is probably about the same. They are still known for being very good quality cars. I think more than likely that easy access to...

Honda Repair: 99 Honda Misfire, spark plug wires, vacuum seals
spark plug wires, vacuum seals, ngk spark plug wires: First of all if it happened right after you got it from the repair shop you need to be asking yourself if this is something that they messed up on. Sometimes these things happen just as a coincidence, but most of the time the shop messes up on something then...

Honda Repair: 99 Honda Misfire, fuel pressure regulator, fuel rail
Honda Repair: 99 Honda Misfire, fuel pressure regulator, fuel rail, o rings

Honda Repair: smoking tail pipe / water leak out exhaust, blown head gasket, blown head gaskets
blown head gasket, blown head gaskets, combustion chambers: Most of the time excessive white smoke is caused by a blown head gasket. The smoke you see is probably actually steam caused by water and coolant from the cooling system entering the combustion chambers. This is a fairly expensive fix if that is what is...

Honda Repair: Starter relay location, battery cables, starter relay
battery cables, starter relay, ebook guide: You need to do a thorough test of your starting and charging systems. This includes cleaning and tightening the battery cables, load testing the battery and alternator etc. I have an ebook guide that will take you through all of these tests step by step. It...

Honda Repair: 1988 honda accord lx carb, chiltons repair manuals, honda accord lx
chiltons repair manuals, honda accord lx, 1988 honda accord lx: Terry, there are about 6 different carb s for these models. Haynes or Chiltons repair manuals might show a more detailed diagram for you but doubtful. Best place to access the information you require is at a Honda dealership - parts dept. They should be able...

Honda Repair: 1989 accord headlights, acura integras, honda civics
acura integras, honda civics, low beams: Jeff, honestly i do not know the answer to that question with 100% certainity. And my books tell me nothing about a relay anywhere. But, there is a relay for the pop-up motors for the headlights. There are fuses for the headlights but usually the high beam...

Honda Repair: 1993 honda cold start, gas milage, fuel regulator
gas milage, fuel regulator, tempature: Richard, you have some issues going on here. First you have to check, evaluate, and repair those check engine codes. That is first and foremost. You can do this for free in your own garage and does not cost you a dime for diagnostics. (Just Google check...

Honda Repair: 1998 Honda Civic Problems, honda civic dx, electrical specialist
honda civic dx, electrical specialist, neccessities: Clay, np... Your alternator, battery, and starter are all related to each other directly. If one unit fails then this will drag down the next, so on and so forth. I replace all of my battery s at 60 months regardless (5 years). Even if it says it is 84 month...

Honda Repair: 2007 Honda Accord engine stutters while driving, honda civic hx, honda civic gx
honda civic hx, honda civic gx, 2007 honda accord: Well Aaron, your question was a bit of a homework project for me. Why? Because not only is this a common problem for the 2001-05 Honda Civic GX w/CVT, Honda Civic HX w/CVT, Civic Hybrid w/CVT, and the Insight w/CVT, your car is putting out the exact same symptoms....

Honda Repair: basic tranny question, nissan transmission, transmission questions
nissan transmission, transmission questions, rubber seal: Peter, you could. Rear main seals are notorious on all engines for leaking when the milage reaches 120K+ Whichever the choice is yours. Keep a close eye on the fluid level. Drive the minimum speed and look for blue/black smoke. This is an indication that the...

Honda Repair: civic brakes, rear brakes, wheel cylinders
rear brakes, wheel cylinders, rear cylinder: Bob, wow thats alot of stuff replaced and still no pedal. The valve on the wall is the proportioning valve. Which needs to be bled there first, then RL, RR, FL, FR. Never had good pedal? Ummm... what else is the owner not telling you? Did he/she drive over...

Honda Repair: Dash/ Marker Lights '01 CR-V, marker light, electrical issues
marker light, electrical issues, dash light: Sam, unfortunately that generation Cr-V is plagued with electrical issues specifically in the areas you are describing. Fix? Not easy too determine. Lots of trial and error electrically. I have responded to about 50 or so of these similar question(s) you...

Honda Repair: door locking, accord wagon, honda accord
accord wagon, honda accord, actuator: Jason, there are multiple arms that can come out of adjustment if not lubed from time to time or damage from an accident. Inproper installation of other components could be the issue too. Did you replace the actuator with a new unit or used unit? Whichever...

Honda Repair: Engine/Spark plug, honda civic lx, honda civic lx 2005
honda civic lx, honda civic lx 2005, fuel injection service: Shashi, fuel filter should have been replaced. Was it? If not replace it too. Other than that is there any check engine codes? If not go to auto zone and have them checked and cleared anyway since this service is free. Other than that switching gas stations...

Honda Repair: Engine/Spark plug, correct heat, heat range
Honda Repair: Engine/Spark plug, correct heat, heat range, fuel filter

Honda Repair: Honda Accord 1994 steering problem, cv axles, honda accord 1994
cv axles, honda accord 1994, wheel weights: Carol, pulling to the right means that the alignment is not tracking correctly. Have it diagnosed. Wheels and tires are very common for providing a shake between those speeds. Have the wheels inspected visually for wheel weights and/or re-balance all 4. CV...

Honda Repair: honda running hot, radiator fluid, honda accord
radiator fluid, honda accord, timing belt: Sarah, your right about the thermostat. Replace this part. Cheap to purchase too. Radiator fluid/coolant should be flushed at the same time you do this. Another area that could be failing is you water pump. When was the last time you had the timing belt changed?...

Honda Repair: '07 Honda Civic LX ac and CEL question, emissions systems, honda civic lx
emissions systems, honda civic lx, 2007 honda civic: Rod, if the CEL came on after you had the repairs done y not take it back to the shop? Most shops will troubleshoot this for free. More than likely the shop caused this and they should repair the problem. As far as the cold air issue. I don t know what...

Honda Repair: 1990 Accord LX Headliner, honda accord lx, custom sunroof
honda accord lx, custom sunroof, 1990 honda accord lx: David, ummm... no. Not gonna happen. Someone installed that sunroof aftermarket which is why you are having issues. The reason the headliner was missing when you purchased the car is due to the fact that the sunroof was leaking onto the headliner previously....

Honda Repair: 1990 Honda Accord Speed Sensor, automatic transmissions, intake tube
automatic transmissions, intake tube, speed sensor: Becky, it s in the same location as on the Automatic Transmissions. It is tough to locate because it is usually covered in grime or dirt. I mean sometimes heavily caked over the entire sensor. I remove the intake tube first, then spray some degreaser down...

Honda Repair: 1999 Honda Civic squealing, cv joints, alternator belt
cv joints, alternator belt, dust shields: Teri, I think this is a loose alternator belt, power-steering belt, or A/C belt. Have the belts inspected for wear and adjust them properly. This could also be a brake dust shield getting into the way of the rotor itself. When this happens your exact symptoms...

Honda Repair: 2004 civic si, coolant system, k20a3
coolant system, k20a3, throttle body: Albert, I believe the problem resides in the coolant system. You should bleed the coolant system. Or completely replace and flush the coolant then bleed the system. This is a common problem that occurs after a car has been sitting for a long time. Start here...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord seperating hub from knuckle, cotter pin, spindle nut
cotter pin, spindle nut, castle nut: Mike, assuming you are doing a brake job to this vehicle? Whichever not an easy task by any means. -Pry the Spindle Nut Stake away from the spindle and loosen the nut. -Loosen the lugs and put the front on jackstand(s). -Remove the wheels. -Remove the...

Honda Repair: 94 accord, worst case scenario, cv axle
worst case scenario, cv axle, car rocks: Ben, your alignment (if severely damaged) can cause this issue. More than likely this is a suspension component. Basically you need to look in that area(s) and inspect for damage, etc. This could also be a CV-axle, wheel, tire, strut, sway bar, steering arm,...

Honda Repair: 95 Civic dies when warm.., honda civic dx, 1995 honda civic dx
honda civic dx, 1995 honda civic dx, factory oem: Jeff, I was going to suggest fuel pump and filter. GJ on replacing those. But, when did you replace those components last? It is not uncommon for an aftermarket fuel pump to fail after after 50k miles. Just because the factory unit lasted 100K+ the aftermarket...

Honda Repair: 96 HONDA ACCORD LX 4cyl 2.2 (354,000km), honda accord lx, fuel pump relay
honda accord lx, fuel pump relay, fuel pumps: Vaughn, fuel pump. Even if you have replaced the fuel pump already. These aftermarket fuel pumps only last about 35K-50K. If its never been replaced then you got a really good OEM fuel pump that needs to be replaced asap! There is also a fuel pump relay/main...

Honda Repair: 96 honda prelude si, honda prelude, coolant system
honda prelude, coolant system, head gasket: Joe, bleed the coolant system. About 75% of the time there are air bubbles trapped within the different regions of the cooling system. There should be a 12mm pep-cock style of bolt near or around the thermostat area-region. It has an eye in the center which...

Honda Repair: dead cylinders, blown head gasket, cylinder bores
blown head gasket, cylinder bores, radiator fluid: Chris, a bad/blown head gasket can cause this exact problem you are experiencing. And i lean more to it as well since you are not burning oil. But, you should see some white smoke which is water/radiator fluid. Valves are probably fine, but, since you are...

Honda Repair: 2004 civic si, travis
Honda Repair: 2004 civic si, travis

Honda Repair: 96 honda prelude si, electric cooling fan, thermo sensor
Honda Repair: 96 honda prelude si, electric cooling fan, thermo sensor

Honda Repair: Honda Civic, blown head gasket, coolant hose
blown head gasket, coolant hose, honda civic ex: Josh, yes it is worth fixing. And you need to fix it asap. Because you have basically put a band-aid on the motor which is a temporary fix. The blown head gasket will never go away until you fix it. If the head gasket gets any worse you can damage internal...

Honda Repair: Overheating wheel, 2004 honda odyssey, honda odyssey
2004 honda odyssey, honda odyssey, brake job: Mike, any brake job company can perform this for you. The reason i wanted the dealers opinion on the repair is that they are very precise on their preliminary inspections. $1800 - a little steep.? I agree... So shop some repair companies. And you just need...

Honda Repair: timing belt replacement @ water pump, timing belt replacement, honda pilot
timing belt replacement, honda pilot, water pump: Ron, yes. Here is a link to a kit i found - http://www.amazon.com/Timing-Belt-Honda-Pilot-2003/dp/B003AXV1YS And everything needs to be removed from the front of the engine in order for you to gain access. Experience level for this procedure is - expert....

Honda Repair: 2002 Honda cr-v a/c, freon refrigerant, clutch unit
freon refrigerant, clutch unit, honda cr v: Andrew, i dont really understand what your question is? If the A/C is on the compressor is going to engage. If there is no freon/refrigerant/coolant in the lines then it will work, but, not to the effectiveness that your are seeking. So dont turn on the A/C...

Honda Repair: 97 civic new wheel bearing going loose repeatedly, flat tip screwdriver, torque slide
flat tip screwdriver, torque slide, cv axle: Zak, the only thing that i can suggest that you are doing wrong is not tightening the CV axle 100% Other than that there is really nothing you can to create that. Take everything back apart and make sure you are replacing everything in there exact locations...

Honda Repair: car wont run, spark plug wires, o2 sensors
spark plug wires, o2 sensors, honda civic ex: Drew, since you have alot of different CEL s going on you need to start here by repairing and resetting the ECU each time you find, fix, evaluate, and clear each one of these codes. IAT codes are notorious for creating hard starting and idle conditions. I...

Honda Repair: 2002 Honda cr-v a/c, compressor clutch, refrigerant
Honda Repair: 2002 Honda cr-v a/c, compressor clutch, refrigerant, receiver drier

Honda Repair: fuel pressure problems on 91 Honda Accord, fuel pressure, psi
Honda Repair: fuel pressure problems on 91 Honda Accord, fuel pressure, psi, honda

Honda Repair: fuel pressure problems on 91 Honda Accord, fuel pressure gauge, fuel system cleaners
fuel pressure gauge, fuel system cleaners, gauge kit: Penny, could be the injectors or the fuel rail. But, doubtful. 80% of the time it is the fuel filter and the fuel pump. You should try using an injector cleaner or a gas treatment. I prefer Lucas brand fuel system cleaners. Or you could purchase a gallon or...

Honda Repair: injectors, honda civic ex, d16y8
honda civic ex, d16y8, honda civic: Andrew, can only be 2 things causing this. The ignition switch is failing you by not staying in the on position to tell your ECU when to open the injectors. Or the ECU is bad. Whichever this will throw a (CEL) check engine code. You should evaluate the CEL....

Honda Repair: water in oil, head gasket, honda accord
head gasket, honda accord, belt tensioner: Leo, water in the oil is a sign that the head gasket has been damaged. So you want to replace the head gasket, mill the head no more than .005, timing belt, water pump, cam seal, and if needed the belt tensioner pulley. Timing and idle needs to be set perfectly...

Honda Repair: 1993 honda accord starter, honda accord starter
honda accord starter: The most likely cause is a bad starter solenoid. It is built into the starter and most of the time you can t replace them like you used to be able to do. It could also be your ignition switch sending power there after it is started, but that is unlikely...

Honda Repair: 1997 Honda Crv, spark plug wires, honda crv
spark plug wires, honda crv, cylinder number: Anytime the check engine light flashes it means that there is a problem that needs your attention right away. In your case it most likely means that you have a misfire in one of your cylinders. I would take the vehicle to an auto parts store to have them check...

Honda Repair: 90 accord ex wont start, honda accord, car wont start
honda accord, car wont start, bad battery: The first thing that you need to do is make sure your battery cables are clean and tight. If they were loose then they probably have corrosion on them. After that you need to have your battery load tested . This will tell you whether your batter is good...

Honda Repair: Distributor Replacement, o ring, oil change
o ring, oil change, ebay: You could try a used distributor. You can get them pretty cheap sometimes. I would try ebay, craigslist, etc. Just be sure your brother knows what he is doing. It is actually pretty tricky to get the new distributor in correctly as the gears need to line...

Honda Repair: Distributor Replacement, honda, warranty
Honda Repair: Distributor Replacement, honda, warranty

Honda Repair: Honda Accord electrical question, exact code, electrical question
exact code, electrical question, honda accord: This type of problem sounds like a battery problem or some type of bad connection in the electrical system. The first thing that you need to do is make sure your battery cable connections are clean and tight. After you do this you need to test your battery...

Honda Repair: shift cable 07 accord, shift cable, honda accord
shift cable, honda accord, brake switch: Here is a test that will help. Have someone step on the brakes and see if all of your brake lights are working. If they are not then the brake switch at the top of your brake pedal will need to be replaced. This is likely the cause of your problem. It could...

Honda Repair: thottle cut out, fuel pressure gauge, throttle position sensor
fuel pressure gauge, throttle position sensor, honda civic hatchback: There are many things that can cause this type of problem. I would start by checking fuel pressure. You can get a fuel pressure gauge at most any auto parts store. This could be a problem with the fuel pump, pressure regulator, throttle position sensor,...

Honda Repair: 2007 Honda Civic brakes, honda oem, oem pads
honda oem, oem pads, brake rotor: The first thing I would check is that there is nothing that is hitting against the dust shield. Sometimes debris can get stuck between the dust cover and the brake rotor. The other thing that you might check is that there isn t anything between the brake...

Honda Repair: 99 Civic SI, cruise control, vtec
cruise control, vtec, period of time: There are several things that might be going on here. But the first thing to think about is that it is never good to store a vehicle for a long period of time. They are not made to be stored. they are made to be used. When they are stored it is common for...

Honda Repair: gear shift problem, brake light switch, shift problem
brake light switch, shift problem, shift gear: Most of the time these are easy to replace. The switch is located on the top of your brake pedal. There will be several wires going into it. Most of the time they are just bolted on. Some have an adjustment. Be sure you make a note (or just mark) where it...

Honda Repair: main relay assy, honda 1, electrical problem
honda 1, electrical problem, battery cable: Sounds like an electrical problem. the relay turning on and off tells me that it is not getting constant battery voltage. It is losing it in a connection somewhere. It is most likely in the battery cable or terminal. Make sure they are clean and tight. This...

Honda Repair: power steeeing hose hp replacement, cutouts, stupid question
cutouts, stupid question, doors: Usually, when I need to do engine work and I have to jack up the car I jack it up using the center support that goes right under the center of the engine. Be very careful as it can slip off. If you want to do is more safely you can use the spots under the...

Honda Repair: Front wheel noise, wheel bearing, wheel bearings
wheel bearing, wheel bearings, cv joint: It is likely that you have a wheel bearing problem. One good way to test this is to drive on a curvy road at a good (safe) speed. Pay close attention when you turn corners to see if the noise changes. Most of the time a wheel bearing will get louder when you...

Honda Repair: 1988 Accord Suddenly Won't Start, honda accord, electrical wires
honda accord, electrical wires, plug wires: If it turns over strong but doesn t start then your battery and alternator are probably fine. You are probably either losing spark to your spark plugs or fuel to the injectors. I would guess that you might have a fuel problem (maybe faulty fuel pump) but...

Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord stalling intermittently, fuel pressure gauge, spark tester
fuel pressure gauge, spark tester, honda accord: There are many things that can cause this. You need to get a fuel pressure gauge and an inline spark tester and hook them both up so you can see them while you are driving. Then just drive like normal and wait for the problem to happen. When it does, then...

Honda Repair: 1995 Honda Accord Door Lock Actuator Wiring, honda accord, different company
honda accord, different company, wiring harness: I don t know of any extension that would work for this. It is possible that you have gotten the right part too. If I were you I would recheck everything and make sure that it is routed properly. If it is and it is still short I would either send this one...

Honda Repair: 1999 honda accord cat converter, auto repair shop, cat converter
auto repair shop, cat converter, honda accord: The first thing to do is get that code read. I m guessing that the humming noise and the check engine light are both caused by the same thing, but they might not be. Most likely the cat was either not installed properly or it is the wrong one or it is a cheapo...

Honda Repair: Block heater cord plug, dielectric grease, wd 40
dielectric grease, wd 40, battery connections: There isn t quite enough info here to give me enough insight into this problem to really give the best answer I could. I ll go with what I have. The first thing I would do is try to determine the source of the corrosion. If it is from things like road grime...

Honda Repair: Car problems, alternator problem, honda accord
alternator problem, honda accord, car problems: This is a strange problem. There are many things that might be happening here. You say that it won t crank anymore if it won t even crank (the engine won t turn over when you try to start it) then I would lean toward an alternator problem. I would try jumpstarting...

Honda Repair: electrical problem, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay, auto parts stores: I d try a different approach to this problem. When it stalls it is either losing fuel or it is losing spark. The first thing I would do to find out which one it loses is use a fuel pressure gauge and an inline spark tester to see which it loses. You can arrange...

Honda Repair: electrical problem
Honda Repair: electrical problem

Honda Repair: High-mount Brake light 2000 accord, honda accord ex, light bulbs
honda accord ex, light bulbs, v6 coupe: I m assuming by the way you worded your question that your other brake lights work. The first thing you need to do is get a voltmeter and check to see if you are getting power to the light socket. You should have battery voltage. If you are then you probably...

Honda Repair: Odometer, trip meter, honda accord
trip meter, honda accord, speed sensor: This sounds like it is probably the right diagnosis. The cost will depend on what type of parts you get. You might be able to find a used one that will work well for you. That would run in the $100-$150 range. Labor would be at least a couple of hours most...

Honda Repair: Rear Inner Tire Wear, honda civic lx, 1992 honda civic lx
honda civic lx, 1992 honda civic lx, alingment: An adjustable one might work, but there is no way to know for sure. Probably your best bet would be to find an auto body person and ask them what to do about it. It might need a professional to re-weld it to get it within specs. Also, if you rotate your...

Honda Repair: Transmission/electrical problem, speed sensors, 1993 honda accord
speed sensors, 1993 honda accord, light flashes: If the D4 light is flashing there is a code. The speed sensor can still be bad even though the speedometer is working. It sends two different feeds to the speedometer and the transmission. This is one of the possible solutions. The next possibility is the...

Honda Repair: water leak, honda prelude, window seal
honda prelude, window seal, water leak: There are several places that are likely causing your problem. The boot seal is sometimes the problem but since you have had yours replaced you need to look elsewhere. I would first look at the back window seal. You can remove the molding around the window...

Honda Repair: 04 honda element, maint req'd light, honda element, d light
honda element, d light, reset button: This light is simply a reminder to change the oil. After you do that you can reset it by following this procedure: Turn off the engine. Press and hold the select/reset button, then turn the ignition switch to the ON position. Hold the select/reset button...

Honda Repair: 2002 Civic doesn't start, honda civic dx, 2002 honda civic dx
honda civic dx, 2002 honda civic dx, honda civic: You can figure it out yourself. You need a voltmeter. Before you start though, check the battery cable connections. Be sure they are clean and tight. This is a common cause of cars not starting. First, check the voltage on the battery. It needs to be at least...

Honda Repair: 2002 honda ep3 si, honda ep3, spark plug wires
honda ep3, spark plug wires, air leak: I would go back through and check and re-check everything you messed with when sealing the oil leak. It sounds like there is something disconnected or maybe the spark plug wires are not seated all the way. You might also have some type of intake air leak....

Honda Repair: 2003 Honda Odyssey door locks, 2003 honda odyssey, honda odyssey
2003 honda odyssey, honda odyssey, door locks: I m not really sure whether you are talking about the actual key or the fob. If it s the fob (the little black square thing with the buttons on it) you are talking about then the first thing to do would be to change the batteries. This is a very common problem....

Honda Repair: 99 Honda Accord EX V6 issues, honda accord ex, honda accord
honda accord ex, honda accord, battery voltage: I think all of the above issues COULD be related to the alternator. There is no way to know for sure though until the alternator is tested. You could test it yourself if you have a voltmeter, just check the battery voltage when you have your engine running...

Honda Repair: Alternator, rear defroster, alternator belt
rear defroster, alternator belt, driving at night: It doesn t matter how old the battery is. It might be just fine, but you need to verify that it is working correctly. The test is super easy and doesn t take long and it will rule the battery out quickly. That being said, your alternator is most likely just...

Honda Repair: Honda CRV 2002 Sports wont start, fuel pressure gauge, honda crv 2002
fuel pressure gauge, honda crv 2002, filter sock: OK. You guys have done some good testing. You need to take it to the next level now. You know that you have fuel pressure, but you don t know if you have the amount of pressure that you need. Today s cars need a very specific range of fuel pressure so you...

Honda Repair: Oil Leak, valve cover gasket, crankshaft seal
valve cover gasket, crankshaft seal, pan gasket: If you changed a seal and it stopped leaking, then later it started leaking again you have to question the integrity of that seal. If the seal wasn t installed correctly then it could have started leaking again. Some other seals that can cause this type of...

Honda Repair: overheating, coolant temperature sensor, blown head gasket
coolant temperature sensor, blown head gasket, coolant level: There is a lot of things it can be. 1) You might be low on coolant. Just check the coolant level in the radiator and the reservoir. If it is low then fill it up. 2) Your cooling fans might not be working. If you don t hear them come on when it s hot then...

Honda Repair: parking lights, backup lights, accord lx
backup lights, accord lx, voltmeter: The first thing to check is the bulbs. If they are all out then it probably isn t the bulbs, but it could be. Check those first. If they are good then the best way to test the wiring is to check the voltage to the parking lights with a voltmeter when the...

Honda Repair: water pump, upper radiator hose, radiator cap
upper radiator hose, radiator cap, coolant level: If the engine is overheating then it is normal for the reservoir to have pressure. If it is not overheating then the reservoir should not have much pressure. If it does then you need to check into how good of a seal the radiator cap has. If the radiator neck...

Honda Repair: wont start, timing belts, spark tester
timing belts, spark tester, question thanks: If the old one was working then it would probably work for a while. There is no telling for how long though. If it were me I would probably just leave the new one on. Sometimes if you have a problem with the ignition module it is best to change the coil too....

Honda Repair: '05 Honda Civic check engine light, coolant level, temp gauge
coolant level, temp gauge, reputable dealer: The first thing you need to do is check your coolant level. It is likely low. This is a common cause of your temp. gauge acting the way it is. Check it in both the radiator and the coolant reservoir. Check it several days in a row and add if needed. This...

Honda Repair: 1990 honda prelude won't crank, honda prelude, 1990 honda prelude
honda prelude, 1990 honda prelude, clutch pedal: Hmmm...ok. (If it were me I d still do the load test to be sure, but what you have done is probably good enough to rule out the battery). The next thing you need to do is clean and tighten your battery cables. I know that it sounds too simple and easy but...

Honda Repair: 1997 honda crv, automatic transmission, honda crv
automatic transmission, honda crv, mileage: Well, there is no way to know for sure without being there, but it doesn t sound good. You could have it rebuilt, but I would probably go with a low mileage used transmission. This will probably give you the most for your money. You could also get a brand...

Honda Repair: 1999 honda prelude, fuel pressure regulator, honda prelude
fuel pressure regulator, honda prelude, o2 sensors: Usually black smoke indicates a rich (too much fuel in the cylinders) condition. This would normally cause the check engine light to come on. You might want to have the codes read. Sometimes there is a code even though the check engine light is not on. Some...

Honda Repair: 2004 Honda Civic LX 2004 won't start, honda civic lx, 2004 honda civic lx
honda civic lx, 2004 honda civic lx, car wont start: OK. If you want to continue you need to get a voltmeter. You can get one at any auto parts store, or even walmart. You need to check the voltage on your battery. Be sure to check it on the actual battery posts and not the terminals that connect to the posts....

Honda Repair: 90 Accord accelerating issues, timing belts, facebook
timing belts, facebook, water pump: To be honest, there is not much you can do. Probably the best you can do is make a big deal about it. Be nice about it, but be firm. Go to the manager and complain to him, go to his boss if there is any way you can. If they don t seem to car then go to the...

Honda Repair: 91 honda civic, turn signal switch, gauge wiring
turn signal switch, gauge wiring, signal lights: The most likely cause of the signal lights not working is the turn signal switch. It could also be a wiring problem or bad bulbs. The first thing you should do about the brakes is check the brake fluid. If it is full then you might have a problem with your...

Honda Repair: 94 honda civic LX, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pressure regulator
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pressure regulator, auto parts stores: No, the regulator should not shoot fluid. The first thing you need to do is check the fuel pressure. You can get a fuel pressure gauge at any auto parts store. This will tell you if there is sufficient pressure to the fuel rail. If there is not you are...

Honda Repair: cant get my car out of park., 91 honda accord, honda accord
91 honda accord, honda accord, brake switch: This could be caused by a bad brake switch. You can check this by checking to see if your brake lights come on when you press on the pedal. If they do then the switch is fine. If that isn t the problem then it might be the shift interlock system. These...

Honda Repair: Charging problem '03 Honda Odyssey, honda odyssey, alternator problem
honda odyssey, alternator problem, light button: This sounds like it is probably an alternator problem. BUT it could also be a bad battery that is causing your issue. It is even possible that you just have loose or corroded battery terminals. Since you like where it is so cold you need to be sure that...

Honda Repair: 1990 honda prelude won't crank, clutch pedal, crusie control
Honda Repair: 1990 honda prelude won't crank, clutch pedal, crusie control, gromets

Honda Repair: cant get my car out of park.
Honda Repair: cant get my car out of park.

Honda Repair: heater blower not working, amp fuse, fuse box
amp fuse, fuse box, civic dx: You should also check fuse #37. This is also a part of the blower motor system. If that is fine then you need to open the hood and look for a black box that you can open. Some of them have a diagram on the outside but most are on the inside. When you find...

Honda Repair: help, antifreeze coolant, honda civic
antifreeze coolant, honda civic, plain water: If your coolant was that low then yes, you do have a leak. If there is rust in the radiator then your car must have just had plain water in it with no coolant (antifreeze). Coolant has anti corrosion properties. You need to fill your radiator back up with...

Honda Repair: hesitation in acceleration, diagnostic tips, auto parts store
diagnostic tips, auto parts store, timing components: I would get the code. You can have the codes read at any auto parts store. After you know what the code is go to my website: http://www.myautorepairadvice.com/obd_codes.html to find the likely cause and diagnostic tips. I can also help you more after I know...

Honda Repair: honda accord, miss fire, honda accord
miss fire, honda accord, fuel pressure: The reason it smells gassier when it won t start is because the car is putting fuel into the cylinders that isn t being burned. The next step I would take is to do a compression test. This will verify the integrity of the internal parts of the engine....

Honda Repair: Honda Civic 2004 LX, car wont start, power locks
car wont start, power locks, baking soda and water: That should be the right setting. It looks like your battery is very dead. You need to take it out and have it charged, then load tested. Most auto part stores will do this for free. This will tell you if your battery is bad. If it is not then I would be...

Honda Repair: Honda Passport pwr steering, honda passport, power steering fluid
honda passport, power steering fluid, steering wheel: Power steering systems are self-bleeding. Just fill the reservoir and start the engine. Let it run for a few min, then add power steering fluid if needed. Then start the engine and turn the steering wheel from one side to the other. Then check the fluid again....

Honda Repair: ignition timing**, model type, timing belt
model type, timing belt, camshaft: If you replace your engine with the exact same engine just from a different car the timing will be fine. There are lots of things that can throw it off depending on the car. Some include, timing belt slipping or broken. Timing belt not installed correctly....

Honda Repair: Valve knocking after gastet and o-ring replacement, spark plug wires, honda accord
spark plug wires, honda accord, o ring: Hmmm...There shouldn t be anything in there that would make it knock. Check your oil and make sure you are in the normal range. Make sure all spark plug wires are routed correctly. I con t think of anything else that would cause any sort of noise...

Honda Repair: 1994 honda accord lx very slow acceleration from a stopped position, air control valve, honda accord lx
air control valve, honda accord lx, ac system: The AC system puts a big strain on the engine when it is on so that is probably why it won t take off when the AC is on. I don t think the AC is the reason it is not taking off. Your AC probably is low on refrigerant. It is possible that these two problems...

Honda Repair: 1997 Honda CRV High Carbon Monoxide Levels, honda air filter, honda crv
honda air filter, honda crv, carbon monoxide levels: This is just a quick and easy test to find obvious leaks. Your best bet right now is to take your car to a good mechanic. Find one that knows how to diagnose cars. Many of them really are only good for changing parts. Don t go to the cheapest one, go to the...

Honda Repair: 2008 Honda CR-V whopping wheel noise, wheel balancing weights, wheel bearings
wheel balancing weights, wheel bearings, honda cr v: It could be caused by tire rotation, especially if they weren t re-balanced. It could still be a wheel bearing. I was simply giving you an easy way to tell if it was the wheel bearing for sure. Sometimes wheel bearings don t exhibit this behavior. It is...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord, valve cover gasket, head gasket
valve cover gasket, head gasket, radiator hose: If the head gasket is blown and has not been repaired then you are looking at a $500-$1000 repair bill. The cause of the head gasket blowing is important as well, but probably not an expensive fix. I would press this guy on why he would replace the head...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Prelude SI, honda prelude, 91 honda prelude
honda prelude, 91 honda prelude, battery cable: 95% of the time this problem is caused by a loose or corroded battery cable connection. I would take them loose, clean the terminals and cables, then put them back on and tighten them until I can t turn them by hand. You should also check the cable to make...

Honda Repair: 91 Prelude SI fuel pump problem, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump, fuel delivery: You can try replacing the relay. An easy way to check if it is bad is just to switch it with another relay of the same type. You can get a fuel pressure gauge and see if the fuel pressure is low when it won t start. If it were my car I would just replace...

Honda Repair: 92 honda civic ex noise, wheel bearing, honda civic
wheel bearing, honda civic, exhaust manifold: There are so many things that this could be I can t possible narrow it down with the information given. A few of the things I would check are the exhaust manifold and the exhaust under the car. If the noise happens with vehicle speed and not engine...

Honda Repair: 94 Honda prelude S wont start, honda prelude, battery cables
honda prelude, battery cables, accurate test: I m not sure what they did to test the starter, but there is not really a good way to test the starter with it still in the car. It has to be removed to test it. The first thing I would do is clean and tighten the battery cables. This seems very simple,...

Honda Repair: 99 honda civic wont start, honda civic dx, battery cables
honda civic dx, battery cables, starter relay: How many volts does the battery have? How have you verified that it is fine? The first thing I would do is clean and tighten the battery cables and have it tested (even though you think it s fine). If there is no power to anything it must be a problem...

Honda Repair: Brake lights/horn not working. 2001 Honda Civic, fuse box, honda civic
fuse box, honda civic, battery cable: It sounds like you probably just have a loose connection. I would just remove the fuse box (unhook a battery cable first) and check the connections. There are usually a couple of large screws holding it on. Just be sure that you only check one wire at a time...

Honda Repair: Brakes lock up, tire locks, wheel bearing
tire locks, wheel bearing, side tire: It s hard to say for sure without being able to look at it, but one of the first things I would check is the brakes. Just jack up the car and try to turn it by hand. it might be a wheel bearing issue, but that is a lot less likely. You probably have a...

Honda Repair: breaking problems, brake fluid reservoir, honda accord
brake fluid reservoir, honda accord, fades: Sounds like you have low brake fluid. If this is the case then you also have a leak in the system somewhere. You need to get this fixed asap. If you want to make it safer to drive to a mechanic you can get some brake fluid and put in the brake fluid reservoir....

Honda Repair: To Buy or Not to Buy, honda accord, fuel pump
honda accord, fuel pump, honda: If you are looking for a good reliable car, this is not it. If the valve is burned that means that all of the valves need to be replaced. Who knows what else is wearing out on this engine. Replacing valves is a major job. The fuel pump isn t as big of a...

Honda Repair: CV Boot, cv boot, honda accord
cv boot, honda accord, oil changes: Yes, it is definitely acceptable. The only reason you need to replace the whole thing is if there are a lot of miles on the axle or if it is damaged. If you just replace the boot be sure that the mechanic puts new, fresh grease inside the boots. ...

Honda Repair: Engine noise, air control valve, honda prelude
air control valve, honda prelude, 1991 honda prelude: It s really hard to tell without seeing the car. There are a lot of things that can cause this type of problem. A few things that I would suspect are the idle air control valve and the throttle body. These can both be cleaned and I would start with that. There...

Honda Repair: breaking problems, advance auto parts, master cylinder
Honda Repair: breaking problems, advance auto parts, master cylinder, autozone

Honda Repair: CV Boot
Honda Repair: CV Boot

Honda Repair: Honda Accord 1992 ATC unit problem, transmission control unit, honda accord
transmission control unit, honda accord, wiggle: It sounds like it is related to the wiring or connection. I would try this: When its doing its thing try to pull up or down on the wiring right by the connector. Wiggle different parts of it. When you wiggle the part that is causing the problem then it...

Honda Repair: Honda Accord, honda accord lx, 2004 honda accord lx
honda accord lx, 2004 honda accord lx, side lamp: The first thing to do is clean and tighten the battery cable connections. If they are loose or corroded at all it will cause this problem. The battery voltage is also low. It should be at least 12.6 volts. You need to have it load tested . This is a more...

Honda Repair: smoke from under the glove box, battery cables, auto parts store
battery cables, auto parts store, starter problem: I think the big black round thing would be your blower motor. This may or may not have anything to do with the starting problem. The first thing to do is remove the battery cables and clean them and the battery posts. Then check the cables to see if they...

Honda Repair: tire balance, tie rod ends, wheel weights
tie rod ends, wheel weights, steering wheel: Hmmm...that would be unlikely. I would check out the front tires carefully, also I would have them re-balanced just to be sure they are balanced correctly (sometimes the wheel weights fall off). If the tires seem fine then start looking at things like...

Honda Repair: 1994 Accord won't start, battery cables, starter problem
battery cables, starter problem, honda accord: This sounds like it is likely a starter problem but I would start with checking the battery. You need to have a load test done on it. Then you need to clean and tighten the battery cables. If you do all of this and the problem doesn t go away I would start...

Honda Repair: 95 honda Civic EX, apprentice mechanic, honda civic ex
apprentice mechanic, honda civic ex, honda civic: There are a number of reasons that I have seen for this type of problem. First of all a lot of tune up items can cause this. Plugs, cap, rotor, etc. If it s been a while since you ve had a tune up it might be a good time. Another thing that I ve seen is...

Honda Repair: hot smoking left front brake/axle area, axle bearings, smokefest
axle bearings, smokefest, burning rubber: Hmmm...usually metal on metal won t cause any burning. They will just get hot. I would be checking the calipers to see if the piston boot is contacting the brake pad and burning. I would also be making sure that the brake pads don t have any debris in...

Honda Repair: 92 honda accord lx, dash area, ac controls
dash area, ac controls, honda accord: You should have a button on the dash with a red triangle that will turn them on and off. You probably have several other buttons there too. One should be for the rear defrost. These are located in the center dash area above the heater and AC controls....

Honda Repair: 95 honda accord wont start, honda accord ex, v tec
honda accord ex, v tec, battery connections: I m not sure what caused the knocking noise but I can tell you a little bit about the electrical problem I think. It sounds like you have several things going on here. The first is that you likely got water inside one or more of your electrical connections...

Honda Repair: Battery, explosive hydrogen gas, trickle charger
explosive hydrogen gas, trickle charger, battery question: Technically, yes. Since this battery is completely dead the car might not run right and may die if you let your foot off the gas. You will likely not be able to get it to start again if it dies, so there is some risk if you try to drive the car. If you want...

Honda Repair: Honda Accord mileage problem, fuel consumption, honda accord
fuel consumption, honda accord, scan tool: I would first have the codes checked. Even though your check engine light is not on it can still have codes stored in your computer. It would be a good idea to take your car to a repair shop to have them hook up a good scan tool to it so they can look at the...

Honda Repair: honda ballard 94,95 the timing is always off, car timing, distributor cap
car timing, distributor cap, timing belt: Generally if you can t ever get the timing right on, then you either have a problem with the timing belt or the distributor. I would first verify that the timing belt is timed correctly and that it isn t missing any teeth or anything. You can also take the...

Honda Repair: radiator just changed, honda crv, tranny fluid
honda crv, tranny fluid, radiator: The first thing you need to do is have the codes checked. There is really no way for me to figure out what might have happened without the codes. Most likely you didn t hook some wires back up or some of the connections are not tight or something like...

Honda Repair: Speed Sensor 2004 Honda Accord, speed sensors, output shaft
speed sensors, output shaft, speed sensor: It actually works the opposite way. The speed sensor reads how fast the transmission is turning and sends that info to the computer. It is possible that there is a problem with the output shaft of the transmission, but that is not likely and it is not a...

Honda Repair: clutch, slave cylinders, master and slave
slave cylinders, master and slave, clutch: The easiest way to tell is if you have to push the clutch pedal almost all the way to the floor before the clutch will engage. Another way to tell is if you push the clutch all the way to the floor and your gears grind a little when you shift. These are...

Honda Repair: misfire 99 honda civic ex, honda civic ex, fuel pressure
honda civic ex, fuel pressure, compression test: Since all of your cylinders are misfiring you need to look at things that will affect all the cylinders. You already replaced some of the tune up items but you didn t mention spark plug wires. I would change those first. After that I would check fuel pressure...

Honda Repair: 1998 CRV, gas mileage, hose kits
gas mileage, hose kits, independent repair: It is highly unlikely that you need all of your hoses replaced. Unless there has been some problem that has affected all of the hoses they don t need to be replaced all at once. My 1991 Honda has some hoses that have never been replaced and it has 215,000...

Honda Repair: Power drain in electrical system., power drain, electrical experience
power drain, electrical experience, battery cable: The first thing to do is have the alternator and battery tested. I know they are new, but sometimes even though they are new they can still be bad. A simple test will rule this out. You also need to check your battery cable connections to be sure that they...

Honda Repair: air vents, mouse poop, q tip
mouse poop, q tip, floor heat: I ve had to fix several cars with a similar problem. The only thing that I ve found to work very well is to remove the blower motor and clean it with Simple Green or something similar. Also, once you have the motor out you can look up into the HVAC system...

Honda Repair: CRV Brakes/Rotar, rotars, honda crv
rotars, honda crv, loud bang: Anytime your car sits outside in the rain the rotors will most likely rust. When you park your car in the rain rust will start forming almost immediately. This is not normally a problem because you are always using the brakes and that rubs the rust right off....

Honda Repair: speedometer bouncing around and shifting poorly, honda civic, speedometer
honda civic, speedometer, hondas: There is really no way for me to tell what the problem was with your old car for sure. That being said these Hondas were prone to speed sensor failures that have some of the same symptoms you describe. Since this problem just randomly happened it is not...

Honda Repair: Battery
There are two options that come to mind that would be good options. 1) If there is a wall plugin nearby you could get a trickle charger . This is a battery charger that puts out a very small amount of amperage and keeps your battery charged while in storage....

Honda Repair: 2003 Honda Civic EX Front Wheel Collision
There are several things that probably happened when you hit the curb. You probably bent the control arm, possible bent the steering linkage and maybe even bent the axle. Most of this damage will probably be obvious, but some may not be. I hope this helps....

Honda Repair: 92 Honda Accord
You don t. I don t know what manual you are using or what it says, but the distributor comes out without the crankshaft coming out. I don t know of any vehicles new or old that you need to pull the crankshaft out to get the distributor out. BTW, pulling...

Honda Repair: oil pressure switch
No, oil will still flow through the motor. You may have an oil light on or it may show no pressure, but the oil will still be flowing. I would still recommend getting this replaced asap as it is a safeguard to let you know if you lose oil pressure in your...

Honda Repair: oil pressure switch
Here is a photo of where the switch is located. It is right above the oil filter: http://www.justanswer.com/honda/33wvn-oil-pressure-switch-sensor-located-1992.html Here is a video of how to replace it. Unless you have a good amount of car repair experience...

Honda Repair: Speedometer & Odometer
This is a fairly common problem with these cars. Most of the time (not all) this problem is because of the VSS or Vehicle Speed Sensor. Here is a video that shows how to replace it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5M85N-_dgc I hope this helps....

Honda Repair: Coming Home to a dead car
I will tell you what I would do if I were in your shoes (keep in mind I m a mechanic). I would first try to jumpstart it so see if that would get it started, then I would drive it for a day or two and see if it kept it s charge. I would then take it to a shop...

Honda Repair: honda accord
Yes, this is likely why your car is still overheating. There should be absolutely NO coolant leaks anywhere. If there is any leaks it will cause the coolant level to go down and cause your car to overheat. What you need to do is get the heater core replaced,...

Honda Repair: 02 honda civic coupe ex
Well, I can t tell you what is wrong with your car. I can tell you that your engine didn t go bad while the mechanic was checking codes. The coils also did not go bad while your mechanic was checking your codes. Motors aren t really supposed to be washed....

Honda Repair: 90 Honda Accord LX Odometer & Acceleration
This sounds to me like maybe they messed up the speed sensor or something. I don t know why it dies when you accelerate. If your car didn t do any of this before you took it to them then they most likely caused the problems. If I were you I would take...

Honda Repair: 95 Civic EX
The first thing I would be doing is having the battery and alternator checked. Be sure that they are load tested. This is the most accurate way to test them. Check battery cables and connections to be sure that they are clean and tight. This is the first...

Honda Repair: 1992 Honda Accord
There are several things I would check first. You need to check the fuel pressure with a fuel pressure gauge. If you lost fuel pressure it could cause a problem like this. You also need to check and see if the timing belt broke. This is another common...

Honda Repair: verify timing belt install
Honda Repair: verify timing belt install

Honda Repair: verify timing belt install
I ve never know of a dealership not being willing to tell you if the timing belt has been changed. Usually they will do that with no problems. You may want to try another dealership to see if they will help you. Probably your next best bet is to take it...

Honda Repair: 2002 Honda CRV
This sounds a lot like a tire. I know you said that the local one didn t think that s what is was from, but that is the most common cause of a problem like you are having. If you don t see any obvious problems then they would need to come off and checked carefully....

Honda Repair: 2010 Honda Civic EX-L
The most likely cause of this problem is simply rust! After you parked the car it s likely that there was still some moisture on the rotors. While sitting this small amount of moisture can cause the rotors to develop a thin layer of rust. When you put your...

Honda Repair: 2002 Honda CRV
Honda Repair: 2002 Honda CRV

Honda Repair: 4th Generation Prelude, 4th generation prelude, 4th generation honda prelude
4th generation prelude, 4th generation honda prelude, honda prelude: The only things I look for in used cars are service history, and overall condition. Don t buy a hack job. If it s heavily modified, pass it up. Subtle aftermarket things such as wheels, intakes, etc. are ok. If it s lowered beyond reason, or has cut springs...

Honda Repair: 5 spd Hondas stall easy pulling away, computor, hondas
computor, hondas, nissans: Mike, no there s nothing that can really be done. In a case where you re stalling an engine taking off is due to the fact that you re not giving it enough gas or there s something wrong with the clutch. Nothing tells it to stall, there s just too much load...

Honda Repair: 5th gen prelude, ash tray, scan tool
ash tray, scan tool, type material: Matt, The OBD2 connector for your car is located on the right side of the front of the center console. Here is how to find it. Sit in the Pass. front seat. To your left, towards the front of the car about radio level, you will find a black plastic cover....

Honda Repair: 84 accord overheating, head gasket, weep hole
head gasket, weep hole, alternator belt: Chad: If it is leaking into the cylinder, then the head gasket is blown and I would think you would have a lot of smoke. Since you can see the antifreeze on the belts it is probably coming from the water pump. The water pump has a weep hole on it so if the...

Honda Repair: 86 honda accord, engine cranks, jump time
engine cranks, jump time, distrubutor: Well we need to back up. You said that you pop the cluth and ran at high rpm s. If you are not geting spark you have a bad ignitor or a bad distrubutor. But we need to make sure with the parts that you replace you are not masking the problem. The ignitor is...

Honda Repair: '87 Accord Electrical probs, blown fuses, dash clock
blown fuses, dash clock, radio connections: Mr Noob, There are only 2 possibilties. One is that you have another fuse that is blown. There is a fuse for the clock and for the radio. You need to check all the fuses and replace any blown fuses. The other possibility is the radio is not connected properly....

Honda Repair: 87 accord lxi clutch - repair-tighten cable, witch way, knurled knob
witch way, knurled knob, godsend: Ryan: To adjust the cable you will need to locate the knurled knob at the top of the bracket to adjust the freeplay. Turn knob counterclockwise to increase freeplay and clockwise to decrease it. The amount of freeplay you should have is 13/64 to 1/4 inch....

Honda Repair: 87 accord tranny problem, honda accord lxi, coolant lines
honda accord lxi, coolant lines, salvage yard: sorry, i didnt read the last few sentences before i typed all this. if you replaced the transmission, they sold you a bad one or the lines to the coolant are messed up. a local shop will be able to replace all the lines or pipes that connect your transmission...

Honda Repair: 87 Honda Accord LXI idle issues, air intake hose, salvage yard
air intake hose, salvage yard, throttle switch: sounds like the idle control valve on the intake manifold is fluctuating. i would need to know what motor you have in it before i could really help. if it is 4 cylinder and fuel injected, there should be, at the end of the black air intake hose, a throttle...

Honda Repair: 87 Honda Accord lx stalls out, tacometer, honda accord
tacometer, honda accord, gas tank: Alex, A common problem with your car stalling after driving, is the fuel pump. There is a filter on the end of the fuel pump inside the gas tank. As the gas is getting pumped thru the pump, the filter collects all the debris and eventuly gas can no longer...

Honda Repair: 87 honda civic starting problems, honda civic crx, 87 honda civic
honda civic crx, 87 honda civic, honda civic: Ann, There is not too much information to go on here. I need some more information, but I will give you my opinion from the information I have available. If the car is cranking normally, and not too slowly, then I really doubt its the starter. A week battery...

Honda Repair: 87 prelude 2.0 si, prelude 2, pep boys
prelude 2, pep boys, honda parts: Robert, You have a spark problem by the sound of it. You need to start with the basics like plugs, cap and rotor, and wires. Make sure you have HONDA parts in the car. I have seen sooo many times where people put it Bosch plugs or pep boys wires and within...

Honda Repair: 87 prelude si doesnt start when engine is warm, fuel delivery system, fuel pump relay
fuel delivery system, fuel pump relay, problem surfaces: Ian: The fuel pump relay is located under the dash, on the driver side close to the fuse box. I would not think that it is a relay problem, generally when a relay goes out it is done. I would check the fuel pump to make sure it is working correctly when the...

Honda Repair: 88 Accord Clutch Cable, clutch cable, suspiscion
clutch cable, suspiscion, transmission case: Ryan: You will find the clutch cable coming out of the transmission case. There will be a cable connected to a lever on the transmission. If the cable is broken or disconnected there would be no resistance at the pedal, otherwise I would suspect the clutch...

Honda Repair: 88 Accord LXI starts fine and runs bad, pcv valve, vacuum lines
pcv valve, vacuum lines, coil wire: Stephen, Well your problem is right in front of you. The spark is your problem. No matter how many times you replace the coil wire, and it still sparks, there is a problem. IT SHOULD NOT SPARK. You need to look at the spark closer. Where is it coming from?...

Honda Repair: '88 Accord starter or alternator problem?, amp meter, honda accord
amp meter, honda accord, different this time: John: My bet is on the starter. The next time the condition happens, have someone turn the key and tap on the starter with a big screwdriver, if the starter responds, replace it. You can also check to make sure you are getting juice to the starter with an...

Honda Repair: 88 accord auto transmission, torque converter, highway speed
torque converter, highway speed, transmission issues: Hi Dallas, you don t have a clutch with an Automatic Transmission. You are describing the Torque Converter slipping or the Transmission itself. Economically speaking start by having the Transmission fluid flushed and replaced. And have your Kick-down cable/linkage...

Honda Repair: 88 accord timing belt, leakdown tester, leak down test
leakdown tester, leak down test, dunce: Dave, For me to give you the step by step process of replacing your broken timing belt would take me all night and my fingers would probally fall off from typing. I recomend you get a service manual if you would like that much info. I can help you by giving...

Honda Repair: '88 civic idles too fast in warm weather, throttle cable, warm weather
throttle cable, warm weather, body fuel: Byron, I have seen quit a few of those civics do that. For some strange reason, the throttle cable seems to shrink. I know it does not make sence but all you have to do is get a 12 mm wrench and give the throttle cable some slack at the throttle body. That...

Honda Repair: 88 Honda Accord Carb, honda accord dx, vacuum leak
honda accord dx, vacuum leak, cold boot: Rick, Those carbs are very difficult to work on. I have had the hardest time with them sometimes. Here are a few things to check. Check the vaccum advance on the distrubitor. Is it leaking? That may be the problem. Also grab the advance cam when you have...

Honda Repair: 88 Honda Accord Fuel Filter location, circular piece, nasty place
circular piece, nasty place, honda accord: they are in a nasty place, open the boot and pull the carpet away from the seats there you will see a circular piece of metal with screws, unscrew to reveal pump and filter, sometimes if the filter is not at the pump its located beside the left hand side of...

Honda Repair: 88 Honda Prelude SI, honda prelude, valve adjustment
honda prelude, valve adjustment, dash lights: Chris, To answer your questions: 1-yes, the ecu light will come on once when the ignition is turned on. 2- Your alternator is fine and will not cause this misfire. 3- Yes, a bad main relay or corroded relay can cause a misfire. 4- A burnt valve or sticking...

Honda Repair: 88 Honda Prelude Si Won't Start, honda prelude, alternator
honda prelude, alternator, fuse: Taylor: I m not sure about the wire you found, I can t really give you any good idea where it connects to. From what you describe I would check the main battery fuse and the fuse under the dash also check all the connections. Sorry I can t be of more help....

Honda Repair: 88 hatchback starting problems, cold air intake, ground terminal
cold air intake, ground terminal, tempature: no when you say it gets hot, do you mean its overheating? or just regular running tempature. and when you try to start it does it turn over or you don t get anything? a common problem with older Hondas is the ground wire coupler on the battery is still too...

Honda Repair: 88 hond accord, hond accord, body seams
hond accord, body seams, winshield: Have you had the winshield replaced recently? If so, it may not be sealed properly. If not you will just have to get under the dash and try and pinpoint where it is coming from. Have somone spray the car with a hose while you check for the leak. Look around...

Honda Repair: 88 honda prelude fan rumbles..., honda prelude, blow cold
honda prelude, blow cold, blower motor: Frank: On the one hand, if you feel uncomfortable with the mechanic, find another one. On the other hand, as a mechanic if someone waits until September to tell about a problem that was fixed in March I would wonder why it took so long to report the problem....

Honda Repair: 88 Prelude CV Boot, honda prelude, 1988 honda prelude
honda prelude, 1988 honda prelude, cv boot: My only recommendation is to go and get a rebuilt axle and replace the whole axle. Much easier to do and most come with a warranty. You can replace just the boot but in most cases, if the boot has split the grease has already come out of the joint and the...

Honda Repair: 88 prelude si 4ws fuel injection won't start, rotor coil, 4ws
rotor coil, 4ws, o2 sensor: Mark: The O2 sensor would make it run poorly but it should still run. If you are sure it is not a fuel problem you will need to trace the spark back. Check the plugs, plug wires, battery and main fuse (skip the other stuff since you just replaced). You ma...

Honda Repair: 89 Accord fuel injector leak, haynes repair manual, cv boots
haynes repair manual, cv boots, smog test: i have heard of those cars lasting 600,000+ miles so i wouldn t say it is almost through yet. this could actually be a very minor problem. if it is leaking from just one injector it is probably a bad o ring. use a 10mm socket to unbolt the fuel rail from...

Honda Repair: 89 accord no brake lights, horn sound, no shift, fuse box, horn sound
fuse box, horn sound, shift lock: Darice, the circuit in question runs through the No.4 20A fuse in the under hood fuse box and supplies all the issues in question. Try disconnecting each part of the circuit individually to try and isolate the problem.(i.e. disconnect both horns then try brake...

Honda Repair: 89 accord hard starting prob., fuel filter, driving time
fuel filter, driving time, fuel tank: Erik, the fuel pump is electric and is located inside fuel tank which can be accessed from inside the trunk. Is the car carbeurated or fuel injected? If carbeurated there is another fuel filter on the frame just in front of the left rear wheel. Good luck,...

Honda Repair: 89 accord won't start, honda accord lxi, 1989 honda accord lxi
honda accord lxi, 1989 honda accord lxi, battery check: Hi, and to start you have a lot of issues that could be causing the non-start. There are three essential things needed to start any car; 1) Fuel, 2) Air, and 3) Spark. (Verify that you have these because this is important!) If you have those covered then it...

Honda Repair: 89 Civic distributor, switch battery, plug wires
switch battery, plug wires, spark plugs: Cliff: Three distributors in a cars lifetime is too many, much less having that many replaced in four months. Something is causing them to fail. The distributor is part of the ignition system which consists of the ignition switch, battery, coil, spark plugs...

Honda Repair: 89 Civic - will not start - plz help, spark plug wires, broken bolt
spark plug wires, broken bolt, engine upgrades: Hey Jason, The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank... you should be able to hear it click on when you turn the key on. If you hear it click on there are also a few other options of what could have gone wrong. Your injectors may be clogged or your timing...

Honda Repair: 89 civic si Timing, spark coil, honda civic si
spark coil, honda civic si, 1989 honda civic: Robert: It sounds like you have replaced most everything that would cause the problem. You may want to check the timing to see if it is off, the timing belt may have jumped a tooth. Aside from that I would check the distributor that was put in to make sure...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord Fuel System, full tank, honda accord
full tank, honda accord, fuel pressure: Has the tank been changed at all? Has the EFI fuel catcher come off the bottom of the inside of the tank? Does it do this with a full tank? does the pump work fine? have you replaced the fuel filters? checked the fuel pressure? Write Back Cheers RUST...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord - Hesitates at Accel, coolant temperature, oxygen sensor
coolant temperature, oxygen sensor, intermittent problem: Floyd, Interminant running problems are one of the hardest things to diagnose. Especially online. Good news is that I can give you some things to check for. The first thing that pops into my head is a bad Oxygen sensor. A lazy sensor will cause what you...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord LXi Clutch Repair, honda accord lxi, 89 honda accord
honda accord lxi, 89 honda accord, 89 honda accord lxi: I would check the master cylinder that has happened to me also i just replaced that it costs about 20 bucks and takes a good 5 mins to replace and you would just have to re-bleed the cluth. Then it should work just fine after that if that isn t it i don t...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord muffler and m.p.g., stock muffler, loud son
stock muffler, loud son, oil leaks: I doubt the muffler has anything to do with it. Never heard of that. I would guess with this many miles on a carburated car, it is probably a carb problem. I am not that familiar with the carbs. We don t work on them at all. We just replace them. You...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord. Smoke from Steering colum.....m, steering colum, honda accord
steering colum, honda accord, mechanic: OK Sheri as you may have guessed smoke is never cheap... MOST LIKELY some ignition wires got crossed and melted. but without seeing it I have no way of telling...you need to get a mechanic to look at this ASAP do not try nad start the car this could cause...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Accord, honda accord 2dr, 89 honda accord
honda accord 2dr, 89 honda accord, vacuum leak: Hey Mr. B, It sounds like you have a vacuum leak. The first thing to go on these accord is the pcv valve while the vehicle is idling pinch off the pcv hose with needle nose and if the idle changes then the pcv valve is faulty causing a constant vacuum leak....

Honda Repair: 89 Honda CRX HF VSS, 89 honda crx, honda crx
89 honda crx, honda crx, crx hf: Keith, sounds to me like you need to check the codes again and see if it is throwing another code on top of the Code 17. Sometimes there will be a pause or break in the reading of possible codes and it will either repeat the same code or give you another....

Honda Repair: 89 Honda civic Lx, honda civic lx, fuel system components
honda civic lx, fuel system components, 89 honda civic: Lindsay, this sounds like a fuel related issue to me as well. The fuel system components are fuel filter, fuel pump, injectors, and ECU. Start by replacing the fuel filter. Then have the fuel pump diagnosed. Then the injectors and ECU. I would also recommend...

Honda Repair: 89 Honda Prelude Si 2.0Fi, honda prelude, distributor cap
honda prelude, distributor cap, hitachi: Yes, it matters and I don t remember how to tell you which one is which. Never got good enough at figuring that out. I would take it with me to the dealer and have them match it up. Make sure you replace the plugs and wires as well. Also do not go cheap...

Honda Repair: 89 honda accord, honda accord, stick shift
honda accord, stick shift, good luck: Pranav, I need more information to give you a more specfic answer. The first thing I would do is check the oil. Sounds like you have some serious engine problems. Smoke out the exhaust is never good. I would not drive it too much if you can help it. Check...

Honda Repair: 89 honda accord DX starts and then stalls, honda accord dx, 89 honda accord
honda accord dx, 89 honda accord, vacuum gauge: Eric, The carb. system on your car is very complicated. There were many problems with that system. I will give you some of those. Check the vaccum advance with a vacuum gauge. Check the distrubitor advance by removing the cap and making sure the advance...

Honda Repair: 89 honda accord not getting any fuel w/ new pump, crank angle sensor, haynes repair manual
crank angle sensor, haynes repair manual, continuity test: well this sounds bizzare... check the injector relay box as well, Find the hazzard fuse and pull out and wait 15 mins ( This resets the ECU ) and replace the fuse, and you might have to replace the crank angle sensor as well if it has shorted out it might...

Honda Repair: 89 honda accord overheating, antifreeze coolant, radiator cap
antifreeze coolant, radiator cap, honda accord: Jimmy: Look inside the radiator (you are correct it is in front with the cap) to see if the holes are plugged up. When you look inside the radiator there are at least a couple of holes you can see. The other thing that could be causing problems is a bad radiator...

Honda Repair: 89 honda accord, vacum leaks, loose power
vacum leaks, loose power, fuel leak: Depending on what model you have, sounds like you have several problems. If it is an dx or lx accord, your problem sounds like a bad fuel pump. The filter ON the fuel pump, in the gas tank is probally clogged. As you cruise down the road, the filter stops...

Honda Repair: 89 Prelude Si, crankshaft pulley, tool trucks
crankshaft pulley, tool trucks, local auto: The Timing belt broke while trying to replace the water pump? If that belt broke while the engine was running, the pulley is the least of your worries. That engine will damage valves if it broke while running. You won t find the tool at the parts store....

Honda Repair: 89 Prelude No Start, spark plug wires, switch battery
spark plug wires, switch battery, spark plugs: Matt: I am confused by what you say, if you do not have any power from the coil, I would say the coil is bad. But you say you have checked the coil and I assume the coil checked out okay. The ignition system consists of the ignition switch, battery, coil,...

Honda Repair: 89 Prelude, flare nut, rubber line
flare nut, rubber line, auto parts store: John: The line is really not too difficult to replace with a similar line; you may have some problems with a couple of the clamps that hold the line to the car. I m not sure if you can replace a piece of the line, but you can call an auto parts store and...

Honda Repair: 89 prelude drives, but no electrical, electrical specialist, specialist shop
electrical specialist, specialist shop, starter battery: Hi Brendan, sounds to me like your alternator/starter/battery. Before you do anything check all fuses under hood and under dash with a test light. To verify that they are working properly. If one of these fail it can cause all three to go bad. (A...

Honda Repair: 89 prelude si troubles, strut mounts, ball joints
strut mounts, ball joints, tie rods: Mike: This car is old and has a lot of miles, I would say that it is just wearing out. The fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank and I would suspect that it is bad. The noise in the front end sounds like ball joints and/or tie rods. Good luck. Bil...

Honda Repair: 90 ACCORD SHIFT CABLE, shift cable, eaiser
shift cable, eaiser, heat shield: Mark, Good job. You are exactly right. You have a bad cable. They get tight over time. The cables are a little tricky to replace but not too bad. Sounds like you have the knowledge to tackle it yourself. The hardest part is getting the 2 10 mm bolts out under...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord cooling problem, radiator cap, temperature gauge
radiator cap, temperature gauge, water mix: Buffy: You need to fill up the radiator with coolant and determine where the leak is coming from. I do not think you need a new thermostat. You have an obvious leak and it needs to be stopped, the cooling system is a closed system and creates pressure, the...

Honda Repair: '90 Accord cranks but won't start, spark test, impass
spark test, impass, digital meter: Get a new Manuel...lol j/k instead if guessing on the fact its the coil try some cheap fixes...get new plug wires and a new cap and rotor for the distributor. hell even if its not the problem you prolly need new ones anyways. But this does sound like it...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord EX motor swap, changing spark plugs, motor swap
changing spark plugs, motor swap, jdm engines: Max, Well the best advice I can truly give you here is just to prepare for a headache no matter what. The easier it is the less it will be in the end. This is not like changing spark plugs you will have to do some work. I guess what I am saying is don t look...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord EX, release brakes, vacuum leak
release brakes, vacuum leak, vacuum lines: ok find your #1 and clockwise on the dizzy the timing is 1,3,4,2 check that is all good and then check and clean all spark plugs, make sure all manifold hoses are connected as well, and the key thing is the barrel where the key sits is buggered as well ive...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord Ignition Cylinder, electrical connector, steering column
electrical connector, steering column, screws: Rathin: You are correct; you will need to remove the steering column covers. Then make sure the ignition is in the Lock position, unplug the electrical connector, then remove the two retaining screws and lift the switch from the steering column. You will...

Honda Repair: '90 Accord Speedometer, S Light, How Bad is it?, vss, transmission problem
vss, transmission problem, speedometer: Craig: The VSS is about $130 - $150. Hard to say what is wrong, it could be something upstream from the VSS that causes it to not work. It could just be the VSS. You might want to take it in and have Honda diagnosis the problem (about $50-$60) and decide...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord does not shift properly, transmission control module, honda accord
transmission control module, honda accord, kick panel: These cars are very bad about the TCM (transmission control module) going bad. It will quit shifting and start out in the wrong gear. The S-light will also stay on solid. I would check to see if there is any codes in the computer. You can do this by locating...

Honda Repair: 90 Accord turns over, won't start, fuel problems, emergency fuel
fuel problems, emergency fuel, reset switch: Hello Well are you sure that it has a fuel problem. Hondas don t have too many fuel problems. It could have an igntion problem. Simple way of testing is to pull plug wire and have someone turn it over next to valve cover bolt. see if you have spark. It could...

Honda Repair: 90 accord belt or fan problem, radiator fan motor, heater fan
radiator fan motor, heater fan, honda accord: Sounds like the same problem I have with my 1993 Acc. The radiator fan motor is probably going bad. Mine is as well. It makes a lot of noise when it comes on. You will need to replace this assembly. I would check with the aftermarket before you go to...

Honda Repair: 90 Civic head gasket leakage, gasket leaks, head gasket
gasket leaks, head gasket, torque specs: Im really not sure of the service bulletin but I do know that the torque specs are exactly the same and there is a bigger depth head gasket that will help form into place and close up any spots on the leak I also recommend using the honda gasket sealer it...

Honda Repair: 90 civic tranny, quality name brand, timming belt
quality name brand, timming belt, timing belt: Lee: If the fluid broke down, it may have done some internal damage to the transmission. You may want to change the fluid again, but I don t think it will make much difference if your transmission is going out. You do not need to use Honda fluid, using a...

Honda Repair: '90 Honda Accord, honda accord, car battery
honda accord, car battery, alternator: What type of alarm is it and does it still work? does the car run when you take a battery lead off? if not its the alternator, if so something is draining the battery and it could be a faulty alarm??? i need the type and model of the alarm fitted to tell you...

Honda Repair: 90 Honda Accord EX Alternator Belt Tightening, shade tree mechanic, alternator belt
shade tree mechanic, alternator belt, honda accord ex: Not sure what that bolt is but it sounds like you may want to have someone else look at it and make sure its properly installed. There is a bolt in the top of the alternator and one in the bottom of the alternator that must be loose and there is a long bolt...

Honda Repair: '90 Honda Accord EX 94K miles, brake light switch, dashboard lights
brake light switch, dashboard lights, honda accord ex: Alice, Sounds like you have a short somewhere in your car. I can t help you too much there. It is almost impossible to diagnose electrical problems over the internet. It could be many things from a bad wire to a bad componet like maybe a brake light switch...

Honda Repair: '90 Honda Accord LX Drivers Door lock, honda accord lx, honda accord
honda accord lx, honda accord, good luck: Adam, Thanks for your question. It would be alomst impossible to tell you what went wrong without looking at the lock assy. Sounds like maybe you bent a rod or put something back together wrong. If you want to save money, take the door panel off and then...

Honda Repair: '90 Honda Accord manual shifter won't recognize it's in park, dashboard lights, honda accord
dashboard lights, honda accord, gearshift: Mike: Yeah, that is probably the problem. As for the hour and a half, here is how it works: There is a repair guide that shops use to tell how long a job should take. They charge you for the time no matter how long it takes. Say a mechanic does 15 hours of...

Honda Repair: '90 Honda Accord "S" light and speed sensor, haynes manual, speed sensor
haynes manual, speed sensor, honda dealer: Mark, What you are expierencing is a very common problem on your car. You have a bad speed sensor. It sits on top of the trans. If you check my archives, I explain how to replace it in detail. And yes, the S light flashing and the speedo not working are related....

Honda Repair: 90 Honda Accord, honda accord lx, hesitation problem
honda accord lx, hesitation problem, honda accord: Frank, Check my previous questions. I have answered this question before. The problem occurs at 1800 rpm correct? Only when warm. The problem is your EGR ports in the intake manifold are clogged. They need to be drilled out and cleaned. Once you do...

Honda Repair: 90' honda accord ex 2.2 4cylndr, crank sensor, honda accord ex
crank sensor, honda accord ex, auto book: THE CRANK SENSORS ARE MORE DIFFICULT TO REPLACE THAT IS WHY NO ONE WILL SELL ONE WITHOUT THE WHOLE DISTRIBUTOR ITSELF SO I WOULD PREFER YOU TO REPLACE THE WHOLE DISTRIBUTOR IT WILL SAVE TIME AND IF YOU WERE TRYING TO TAKE THE ROTOR OFF IT SHOULD POP RIGHT...

Honda Repair: 90 honda ignition problem, honda ignition, randall randall
honda ignition, randall randall, dash light: Randall, Wow there must be a rash of these ignition switches going bad all of a sudden. You are the 3rd one I have had in 2 weeks. In any case, you need to buy the electrical part of the ignition switch and install it. It is not too expensive and possibly...

Honda Repair: '90 legend won't start in hot weather, weather question, hot weather
weather question, hot weather, sedans: ya, the pics werent very good in our program, but it is right under the dash. about center in line with the brake pedal, towards the seat. sorry, its rather difficult to describe. it is a rectangle box about 2 x4 . it will have a large 8prong plug. if...

Honda Repair: '90 Prelude loss of lights, man of the hour, stereo cd
man of the hour, stereo cd, electrical problems: Krista: Finding electrical problems can be some of the most time consuming problems to run down, but they should still be able to find them. I m sure the fuses have been check; the next thing that needs to be checked is the wiring to the brake lights and...

Honda Repair: 90 prelude 2.0si won't start., prelude 2, alternater
prelude 2, alternater, cupple: John: It sounds like you need to check to determine if there is spark or fuel missing. When you took A/C off you may have disrupted something in the circuit. Once you determine spark or fuel problem you can go from there. Sorry I can t be of more help....

Honda Repair: 91 ACCORD SHUTTING OFF, electrical portion, loose wire
electrical portion, loose wire, battery terminal: Johnny, Thanks for your question. Well the tach jumping around usually indicates a bad coil. But you said they did the coil twice? Humm. Let see. The miss could also be the coil, but I think it is time to start looking elsewhere. The first thing you need...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord, k n air filter, vacuum lines
k n air filter, vacuum lines, stock replacement: Mark, you might want to consider replacing the Throttle Body sometime soon. Inspect all hoses/vacuum lines going in or around the Throttle body area. Even the tiniest crack can cause this issue as well. Replace all damaged hoses. There is a gasket between...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord EX 2.2, 5 spd, 150,000mi., fuel pressure regulator, spark plug wire
fuel pressure regulator, spark plug wire, electrical diagnosis: Here s what to do, definitely look under your hood for an aluminum colored heat sink with wires coming out of it. It will be on the driver side between the firewall and strut tower. That is your resistor box that controls your regulation to the Fuel Injectors....

Honda Repair: '91 Accord EX Knock/Thump Thump .., thump thump, tight circles
thump thump, tight circles, couple problems: Well your problem is very minor, give your car a birthday, take it in for a wheel allignment, replace both top end ball joints and the little knocking sound you can hear thats your CV s clicking due to a worn CV boot or mostly from hard acceleration around...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord EX - trouble codes & speedometer trouble, vehicle speed sensor, trouble light
vehicle speed sensor, trouble light, trouble code: Im going to bet that its your speed sensor. If you look under the passanger dash , behind the glove box youll see a blue plug, jump that plug with a paper clip or a wire and count out the blinks on the check engine light. Let me know what code you get and...

Honda Repair: '91 Accord EX wagon transmission, transmission control unit, accord wagon
transmission control unit, accord wagon, simple matter: That year is bad about the transmission control unit going bad. I priced one this week at about $1000. If you are lucky enough to find one used, you will need one from a 90-91 Accord wagon and must be a 90-91 Accord wagon. You will want to see if there...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord No Heat, replacing a water pump, control cables
replacing a water pump, control cables, water valve: The first thing you should do is go ahead & replace the thermostat & make sure the coolant is properly bleed. If a thermostat is malfunctioning, you may have issues with heater performance. A thermostat should cost less than $150.00. Replacing a water pump...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord ignition cylinder, head bolts, cylindar
head bolts, cylindar, new keys: Jerry: The lock assembly is clamped to the steering column by two shear head bolts. Use a punch to make a dimple in the head of each bolt, then drill the head off the bolt, separate the clamp and remove from steering column. I would call the parts store to...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord Lx Starting, automatic fuel, fuel regulator
automatic fuel, fuel regulator, 91 honda accord: Susie, are you sure the pressure regulator is operating correctly? If you re getting fuel but still won t start maybe the regulator is leaking down so not enough pressure is being developed on the rail. Try pinching the return line and cranking and see if...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord oil burning smell, factory oil, oil cap
factory oil, oil cap, pcv valve: Do you have factory oil cap? If not, start there. Then check your PCV valve. It s at the center of the valve cover, at the end of the rubber hose coming from the intake manifold. When pulled up from v/c, shake it. If you hear a rattle you r okay. If not,...

Honda Repair: '91 Accord "S" blink/Check Engine combo, nick nick, speed sensor
nick nick, speed sensor, accord lx: Nick: Yeah this is a fun one. I would start out with checking the code that comes from the computer, of course that will only give you the symptom of the problem but it is a start. I would check the speed sensor to make sure that is good, it can cause the...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord "S" light blinking, shift cable, speed sensor
shift cable, speed sensor, accord lx: Chuck: I would take the car to a mechanic for a diagnosis, the only service I do on transmissions is changing the fluid. A speed sensor is about a hundred dollars and is located on the transmission housing by the shift cable and is not too difficult to replace....

Honda Repair: '91 Accord Stalling in Warm Weather, air control valve, adjustment screw
air control valve, adjustment screw, wet weather: I would remove the idle air control valve and make sure that the screen in the valve isn t clogged. Also I would adjust the base idle speed. Unplug the idle air control valve when the engine is running and if it stalls, the base idle speed is too low. The...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord - shaking/vibration problem, vibration problem, motor mounts
vibration problem, motor mounts, autozone: ACCORDS HAVE ONLY 4 MOUNTS THE 2 SIDES LEFT/RIGHT THE FRONT MOUNT AND THE TRANNY MOUNT (REAR) AND THE HALF-SHAFT COSTS ABOUT $150 BUT YOU GET HALF BACK WHEN YOU RETURN THE CORE (WHICH IS YOURS) AND I WOULDN T REALLY KNOW HOW MUCH TO PAY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DO...

Honda Repair: 91 Accord stiff shifter, filler neck, shift control
filler neck, shift control, gas tank: Tom: You will need to check the shift control cable to make sure it is not binding and is conected correctly to the transmission. As for the gas smell, you will need to go over the installation of the tank to make sure it was done correctly. Check the...

Honda Repair: 91 accord brakes hydralics, caliper pistons, wheel cylinders
caliper pistons, wheel cylinders, wheel cylinder: It is possible that the master cylinder has gone bad. The system is a split-diagonal system so the drivers front and passenger rear are pressurized by the same chamber in the master and the passenger front & drivers rear are on the other. So with what you...

Honda Repair: 91 accord check engine light, fuel air mixture, transmission control unit
fuel air mixture, transmission control unit, honda dealership: your oxygen sensor could be bad. usually if they get wet they are done for. they are located on the bottom of the exhaust manifold. this would be throwing it off. it tries to run the fuel/air mixture and cant so the ecu automatically bypasses the o2 sensor,...

Honda Repair: 91 accord timing belt, timing belt, accord lx
timing belt, accord lx, milage: I wouldn t worry about it but I would change it to save the life of the car and that is quite amazing that you found one that year with such low miles.... but it should be fine to put a couple thousand more miles on it just check the teeth on the timing belt...

Honda Repair: 91 Civic Speedo Cable, speedometer cable, speedo cable
speedometer cable, speedo cable, error messages: THAT IS A POSSIBLE ANSWER TO YOUR QUESTION I WOULD LET SOMEONE CHECK THE ERROR MESSAGES FROM THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. AND HOW THAT IS DONE IS BY READING HOW MANY BLINKS THE ENGINE LIGHT WOULD BLINK THERE IS A SERVICE PLUG FOR THAT AND ANY MECHANIC SHOULD KNOW...

Honda Repair: '91 Civic Tie Rod Torque, tie rod ends, torque specification
tie rod ends, torque specification, civic lx: Brian: The torque specification for the tie rod end is 32 ft. lbs. This should be a fairly straight forward removal and installation. As I m sure you know you will need to take the car in for an alignment. I would also suggest you get a Haynes or Chilton...

Honda Repair: 91 civic si tranny no go, engine compartment, clutch
engine compartment, clutch, gears: Scott: I would say that most likely you need a new clutch. Check to make sure the cable is working by watching it move in the engine compartment while someone presses the clutch pedal. Check the fork to make sure that is working while pressing the clutch...

Honda Repair: 91 HONDA S LIGHT, flashing light, accord lx
flashing light, accord lx, metal case: That sounds like the transmission computer. It is located under the carpet on the passanger floor. When you pull back the carpet there is a metal case that unbolts with 4 nuts. Then flip it over, you ll find two computers, the smaller of the two is for the...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Accord Intermittent Wipers, windshield washer motor, windshield wipers
windshield washer motor, windshield wipers, intermittent wipers: Do the wipers work by themselves at times? Check this out if the car has ever been wrecked. NOTE: This condition can affect 90-00 Accords, 90-00 Preludes, 98-00 Civics, 95-00 Odysseys, and 94-00 Passports. If the windshield wipers sweep when you turn...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Accord Lx, honda accord lx, 91 honda accord lx
honda accord lx, 91 honda accord lx, 91 honda accord: Susie, I don t know but it may be a fuel delivery issue. The best thing to do is check fuel pressure at the service bolt on the fuel rail. You should be running 30-38psi when the cars running. That should tell you if its a fuel issue. When it dies does it...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Accord 'pop', sway bar links, honda accord lx
sway bar links, honda accord lx, bump in the road: Check the sway bar links. Make sure the rubber is in them. Also remove the bolts that hold the bushings up that hold the sway bar to the body and use grease in between the bar and the bushings. Lube this area good. Most likely the cause of your noise. ...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Accord S light / shifting problem, honda accord lx, 1991 honda accord lx
honda accord lx, 1991 honda accord lx, 1991 honda accord: Travis, the S light blinks to inform you of a malfunction picked up by the TCU. You ll have to check what code(s) are stored. To do this you have to jump a 2-pin blue connector located in the passenger kick panel or just above the kick panel. When you jumped...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Civic DX Overheating issues, blown head gasket, coolant loss
blown head gasket, coolant loss, honda civic dx: Cheii: The cooling system is a closed system, there should never be any coolant loss. Make sure radiator and reservoir are full, if there is a loss in coolant and the loss is not visible then you may have a bad head gasket. Check the cap on the reservoir...

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Civic, fuel situation, 91 honda civic
fuel situation, 91 honda civic, honda civic: John, I think you may have a plugged exhaust(catalytic converter). Before you start looking into a fuel pump confirm a no fuel situation. If you remove a plug can you smell fuel? Try removing the catalytic and try starting the car and let me know. RIC...

Honda Repair: "91" Honda Exhaust, honda exhaust, everett everett
honda exhaust, everett everett, 91 honda accord: Everett: I know the site sent you here, but I really do not know what the difference is between these parts. I looked at them and they look like the exact same part, as I m sure you saw too. The manufacturer may have changed the part number and added applications....

Honda Repair: 91 Honda Prelude BB1 Vtec, 91 honda prelude, coolant temp
91 honda prelude, coolant temp, honda prelude: VTEC ? a hot soak start problem will most likely be either the main relay under the dash or the coolant temp sensor. the relay is a double wide, 8prong plug under the drivers side dash. we dont really see many preludes lately so i cant tell you exact....

Honda Repair: 91 honda accord, spark plug wire, honda accord
spark plug wire, honda accord, spining: Hi James, difficult question due to variables. All motors require to run are air, fuel, and spark. Finding the answer to this question tells you what area of repair you need to be focusing on. There are certain parts of your car that are centralized, so to...

Honda Repair: I have a 91 honda accord dx...., honda accord dx, 91 honda accord
honda accord dx, 91 honda accord, honda accord: By far the most common problem with that car is the tranmission control unit (TCM). They go bad and it quits shifting and is stuck in 2nd gear. That controler is about $600 so I would make sure of it but that would be my first thing to check. You will have...

Honda Repair: 91 honda accord problems, honda accord, delivery problem
honda accord, delivery problem, fuel regulator: Richard: It sounds like you have a fuel delivery problem. It could be the fuel pump or the fuel regulator or both. The regulator has a back flow on it to stop the fuel in the line from going back into the tank and that would account for your hard to start...

Honda Repair: 91 honda accord, phillips head, screw driver
phillips head, screw driver, 91 honda accord: All you need is a phillips head screw driver and a flat head, remove all rectangle plugs to reveal the screws, use the phillips and undo all screws you can find and then grap the panel from the bottom and pull . . . you will hear a crunch and the panel will...

Honda Repair: 91 honda civic lx, crank sensor, gravity switch
crank sensor, gravity switch, fuse box: Stephen: Some distributors that drive the oil pump will cease to function if the oil pump drive pin is sheared. My guess is something else is shutting off the spark, maybe the oil pressure sensor, or, the fuel pump ( most have a gravity switch which will...

Honda Repair: 91 honda, quick jerk, 91 honda accord
quick jerk, 91 honda accord, honda accord: im assuming its power windows, in which case the regulators go out regularly. if you push the switch and can hear the motor then it needs the regulator. if it is moving up but stopping right away (like its stuck) it could have popped out of the track, which...

Honda Repair: 91 Prelude 2.0 si, rusted bolts, prelude 2
rusted bolts, prelude 2, phillips head: if you go to Walmart, in the automotive section they sell a product called PB Blaster or liquid wrench . Both are great for busting loose rusted bolts and screws. if your caliper is still on. you can stick a small bolt or screw driver in one of the little...

Honda Repair: 91 Prelude engine/lights, oil filter housing, salvage yard
oil filter housing, salvage yard, engine stall: Tk sounds like you are losing oil pressure, check for leaks around valve cover and the oil filter housing. Headlights and tail lights may be the sign of your ignition switch going bad, just go to local salvage yard and take the entire ignition , should fix...

Honda Repair: 91 prelude not starting, water pump bearing, distributer cap
water pump bearing, distributer cap, c speedracing: that means either the an pulley (tensioner or idler) or the water pump bearing gave out. you will have to pull the whole thing apart. this is a guide for a GSR. http://www.c-speedracing.com/howto/timingbelt/tbelt.php the belt itself is very similar to...

Honda Repair: 92 2.3L DOHC Prelude Check engine Light, temperature gauge, cat converter
temperature gauge, cat converter, matter what type: I am not exactly sure what it is but if it was the O2 sensor your right the check engine light will be lit once the car is started. It can simply still be a possibility or it can be a clogged cat-converter. I am really not sure sorry I couldn t be more help....

Honda Repair: 92 Accord AC problem, freon r12, spray water
freon r12, spray water, fan motor: Jay, when the A/C is turned on are both fans running? If you re getting cool air on the highway the speed of the car is cooling the condenser and I m suspecting the fan(s) are either inop or you have restricted/plugged condenser fins resulting in poor heat...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord Brake lights on, door latch, open doors
door latch, open doors, weither: ok follow up the brake pedal and you will find a depressing switch on some framing above the brake, unplug and c weither or not the lights go out, with the doors unscrew all the door light sensore located around the door latch and check the wires and make...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord code 8, 43, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks
fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks, vacuum leak: Steve: The check for vacuum leak and fuel pressure regulator are too lengthy to get into here, but you should be able to purchase a repair manual for about $18 at an auto parts store and the procedure to check these things are in there. Sorry I can t be...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord code 8, 43, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks
fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks, fuel supply system: Steve: Code 8 is for the TDC sensor and code 43 is for the fuel supply system (fuel pressure regulator and vacuum leaks). These codes are only the symptom and are not necessarily giving you the cause. You need to diagnosis the problem. Let me know what the...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord - No Spark, haynes manual, coil pack
haynes manual, coil pack, mechanical knowledge: Hey Ken, Believe me when I tell you I know what it s like to be in college and have a car that keeps breaking and have no money to fix it! Honestly I would just try replacing the Coil pack, but while you have the distributor cap off I would look at the cap...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord No Start, fuel pump relay, possability
fuel pump relay, possability, full tank: YES YOU CAN CHECK DIODES IM NOT SURE I REMEMBER HOW TO BUT IT HAS BEEN DONE IF THE KEY WORKS WHEN ITS IN THE START POSITION CHECK THE IGNITION CONSOLE MAYBE ITS FAULTY IF IT WORKS THAT WAY THEN IM SURE THE DISTRIBUTOR IS FINE SO I THINK THAT THE IGNITION IS...

Honda Repair: 92 Accord Wagon Ex ABS Dash light on, accord wagon, dash light
accord wagon, dash light, abs system: Rafael: There are many different types of things that it could be from a sensor going bad to a complete failure of the ABS system. You would need to retrieve the code from the onboard computer that will give you an indication. Sorry I can t be more specific....

Honda Repair: '92 Accord, tie rod ends, tie rods
tie rod ends, tie rods, steering wheel: Dave: It may not be your power steering. Check the balljoints, tie-rod ends or rack and pinion assembly. Balljoints might cost about $100+ each and there are four, seems unlikely that all would need to be replaced. Tie-rods probably about the same. The rack...

Honda Repair: 92 accord code 12 (EGR), honda accord lx, egr valve
honda accord lx, egr valve, salvage yard: Bill, You are on the right track. Keep chugging, I will help you out a little. The code 12 you are getting is indeed an EGR code, but cleaning your ports out will not fix THAT problem. What you did will eliminate any hesitation you may have been experiencing....

Honda Repair: 92 accord ex electrical, beep sound, ign
beep sound, ign, good luck: Alisa: I would suspect that you have a short in your wiring somewhere. You will need to have someone diagnosis where the short is and fix. As long as it is consistently the same accessories that are acting weird, it should be fairly quick to find. Good luck....

Honda Repair: 92 accord leaking, honda accord ex, 1992 honda accord
honda accord ex, 1992 honda accord, honda accord: Yes, you should not leak any coolant. Try and find the source, it may be at the water pump which has a seep hole on it. Check you hoses and radiator. Good luck. I m looking for follow-up to my answer to see how your problem turned out. Thanks Bil...

Honda Repair: 92 accord speed sensor, rudimentary tools, speed sensor
rudimentary tools, speed sensor, plyers: If the speed sensor is working properly I would definately check the cables that trigger the sport shift, if you do the diagnostic test with the check engine light and gave me the code that would help also. If it does come down to the speed sensor it is very...

Honda Repair: 92 Civic, oil leaks, head gasket
oil leaks, head gasket, spray cans: The best way to find this oil leak is to get a bunch of brake cleaner in spray cans & thoroughly clean the engine & wipe it down until it is clean, no oil residue anywhere. Then you need to get a pint of florescent dye & a black light. Put the dye in with...

Honda Repair: 92 Civic Air Conditioning, pressure relief valve, brass nut
pressure relief valve, brass nut, dr hatchback: The lines in the compressor are blocked or the internal spindal end of the compressor is jammed or in the wrong place. Have you tried to turn the AC pump around to a different possition and tryed it? It could well be that the pump has seen better days. ...

Honda Repair: 92 Civic Si - Bad Starter?, engine fires, click sound
engine fires, click sound, starters: I would place money on the starter. Sounds like it has a bad spot in the starter. I would replace the starter. My recommendation is do not go with the cheapest one you can find because you will probably go through more than one until you get a good starter....

Honda Repair: 92 Civic, water level sensor, windshield wash
water level sensor, windshield wash, j spec: Weel sounds like you have two problems. One is the tach and I think it is you main problem. Is the tach aftermarket or factory ? It is causing a break down in the coil. It could be as easy as replacing the coil or disconecting the tach. I would try the coil...