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VTEC - Variable Timing and Lift Electronic Control VTEC requires the ability to understand the state of the environment and motor in order to change the valve timing. Various sensors from oxygen, engine rpm, barometric pressure, engine temperature, air temperature, oil pressure, throttle position effect the the various timing events of a VTEC engine. ...


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I recently had the same trouble of intermittent shut-off while driving. I drive a 96 Honda Accord LX. 2.2L. It turned out to be the ignition control module (ICM) located inside the distributor. (50) bucks at Autozone.


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Yes you will need a compatible ECU for your new engine. The ECU reads multiple signals from your engine and will change your camshafts timing accordingly. When your engine gets high rpm, your valve timings should be adapted to get the VTEC boost.


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Most control arm bushings require some type of mechanical or hydraulic press to install then in to the control arm. If you don't have access to a press you will have to pay someone to do it. This requires you to remove the arm and bring it somewhere. The cost in labor is likely going raise the cost to higher than the price of the arm with the bushing ...


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If your suspension compresses fully even in small bumps then try changing the pre-load and tighten your suspension be careful as to not tighten it too much as it will make bike bouncy. If you are convinced that your suspension is broken(do check with your mechanic and confirm , you might not know if its really broken since the suspension comes in two parts ...


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The TVS Star city is a commuter level bike sold in INDIA. It has a very basic suspension set-up. You can adjust the pre-load using a wrench- There will be a small lever on top of the suspension which is noticeable if you have the older version. However if you have the newer version, like shown in the above picture, then you need to open the rear ...


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@Paulster2 was on the right track. It was an electrical issue. The back-plane of the engine-mounted fuse box was melted. This is also why testing the electronics didn't do any good because the physical assembly the electronics plugged into was damaged.


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The two things are entirely unrelated: 1 - this is normal. When you press the accelerator, there are a number of things that have to happen - more fuel to the cylinders, spark timing change, valve timing changes etc. and this takes some time to have an effect. If you had a turbocharged car you would notice a much greater lag, as there is a huge dependency ...



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