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The oil stuff is more than likely caused from what the intake pulls out of the crank case through the PCV. If you can get a hold of a couple cans of Seafoam, this should take care of the residue about as easy as you can do it without taking the engine apart. Use the rubber hose to the right of the photo to introduce it into your system. As an engine gets ...


A quick search appears to indicate that this is a common issue on this particular model of Civic. The bolt does not want to come out all the way because the heat from the engine over time has liberated the plastic female housing that it threads into. To remove it you need to figure out a way to keep the plastic from spinning when the bolt is turned, as per ...


It looks like that piece is before the carb on that bike. It acts as a resonator, helping to damping out noises from the intake without adding restriction. Plenty of cars have the same thing in the intake. Some cars have a similar device in the exhaust after the muffler. It is often just a short piece of pipe welded into the main exhaust pipe.


The P0507 code refers to: A P0507 DTC trouble code may be caused by one or more of the following: A vacuum leak Leaking air intake after the throttle body EGR valve leaking vacuum A faulty positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve Damaged/failed/dirty throttle body Failed EVAP system Failed IAC (idle air controller) or faulty IAC circuit Things to ...


Since the car started fine after the first try, there should be nothing to worry about. The thing to remember is: different car; different situation. If it continued not to want to start, then you'd have an issue.

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