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I am assuming that you only had a gauge on the low side. When you unplugged the jumper, the pressure from the high pressure side was able to flow back over to the low side. This caused your pressure spike. Were either of the lines cold between the compressor or firewall? What were the pressures at when it was running? These would be clues that could help ...


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I would have assumed that this was an overdrive unit engaging and disengaging, but I found a 1998 Civic manual online, and it confirms the above answer: "Your Honda's transmission has four forward speeds, and is electronically controlled for smoother shifting. It also has a "lock-up" torque converter for better fuel economy. You may feel what seems like ...


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I've never really checked but it wouldn't be anything you could do from generic obd2 you would need a scan tool that could talk to either the cluster computer or whatever other computer. Check your service manual booklet it should tell you what needs to be checked/replaced based on mileage.


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The transmission has a lock up torque converter. The torque converter sits between the engine and transmission. It is kind of like a clutch on a manual transmission car. When the engine is idle, it is barely engaged, so the engine will not stall. It will engage harder and until a certain RPM. Torque converters will always have some slip in them until ...


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Have the exhaust inspected for cracks or leaks.


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P1399 HONDA - Random Cylinder Misfire Detected Source of Information: http://www.autocodes.com/p1399_honda.html Possible causes - Valve clearance out of range - Blocked EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) Passages Tech notes: Adjusting the valves will usually fix this When is the code detected? The control module monitors the crankshaft speed and has ...


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If your car has a vibration sensor, you can typically set the sensitivity. You can test this by bumping into your car or trying to rock it a bit.


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If cycling the key doesn't work, pull fuse number 15 in the underdash fuse box and re-insert. Re-enter the radio code. You have 10 tries to do this correctly before you are permanently locked out. Then you will be required to go to a dealer and have the unit reset or replaced.


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Although I doubt it's relevant, I had the engine replaced two days ago. That may well be relevant. On many cars that hood would need to be removed to replace the engine and it is quite possible that this would effect the adjustment of the hood switch. If this is new behavior – if you had no or few false alarms like this before replacing the engine – it ...


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Inspect the starter. Before extracting the starter make sure that the battery is disconnected. Check that the pinion (red) can move axially on the shaft (blue). Yes, you need to remove the starter. I am sorry, i can't give you exact details about your specific model. In generally you need to disconnect the battery (very important: the starter is ...


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I was able to lock the key in the car because I failed to understand the door locks. Further testing indicates that the doors always lock when the button on the drivers door is pushed, without regard to any other considerations. Further research required to determine if this is factory setting that can be changed. Have I mis-remembered the original ...


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It probably has an RFID chip inside that's read by the car in order to deactivate the immobiliser. I wouldn't have thought it would be affected by water, but I'd not take it too deep... I'm guessing from this and your other recent question that you are taking part in an activity that involves getting yourself wet, and you want to keep your keys dry? I'd ...


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You cannot compare EFI with V-TEC both are totally different technologies doing totally different things. EFI means and I am assuming Electronic Fuel Injection. As the name suggests , it helps in injecting fuel to the cylinder through electronically controlled injectors without the use of carburetors. This massively helps fuel efficiency over the carb ...


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If I understand your abbreviations, when you say EFI you mean Electronic Fuel Injection? I would say pretty much every car made in that last 25 years uses EFI, as opposed to the older technology of carburettors. This does provide better fuel economy. Honda's VTEC also helps improve economy: VTEC (Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control) is a ...


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That part is the "lower engine cover assembly": Honda part number 74110-TR3-A20. The insert plates there are also available separately, the large part only seems to come as a full assembly: Lower front engine cover P/N 74114-TR0-A00 (not in your picture, it's the more angular insert) Lower rear engine cover P/N 74115-TR3-A20 (the rounded metal insert ...


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Try this: get a water spray and a friend that can help you to rev until the noise comes in, then start to spray one suspecting item, say, the alternator's pulley/belt. Just a bit of water there...and do with the rest if you don't see the noise disappear. What you will be doing is to lubricate the pulley with water, so the belt won't squeal. This is a very ...


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I would not use a fungicide as harsh as bleach as it could damage the internal ventilation systems behind your dash. You can use a more specific cleaner which is sold commonly in autoparts stores. It is usually called "A/C duct cleaner".


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Your light switch may be defective. Buy a $15 multimeter (WalMart has them), and perform a continuity test on the switch. This involves setting the multimeter either to a resistance setting (100-1000 ohms should work, most multmeters have this setting) or to a continuity setting (not all mutlimeters have this setting). If you are using a resistance setting, ...


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For me, it's always been the outside wheel on a clunking turn that was the culprit (e.g right side if it clunks when turning left). However... they're both going to be about the same age, so just replace both; it's a quick job, and you know that it'll never need doing again.


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Usually when turning right the left cv joint is the bad one and vice versa. I picked that up on my dodge caliber


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You need a clutch basket removal tool This tool will allow the inner and outer clutch basket to become locked together in order for you to remove the bolt that is affixed to your transmission primary shaft. This is a relatively cheap tool. I recommend you use an air impact to remove the bolt. Upon tightening you will want to use a torque wrench and ...


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The best way I know of to remove a bolt like this is to use a ratchet with (preferably) an impact 6 point socket. Put it on the bolt and hit the ratchet with a large hammer. One or two good solid hits will often times break it loose. You can also hit the head of the bolt with the hammer, just a couple of taps, not hard swings can also help loosen it. Do NOT ...


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P1456 -small evap leak detected. Very common problem on Honda. I appears to be the O ring on the filler pipe assembly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wac6F2JUVSo Code P0300 - Causes and Fixes Code P0300 is a code that is generated when your engine has a misfire that is not related to only one cylinder. Sometimes this code will be set in addition to ...


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Since I can't add images in a comment I had to add as an answer. Apparently Honda called the valve in question a two way valve.


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I finally got a chance to investigate more and figured it out. After letting it cool during the initial trip, I was able to check the coolant, and it was bone dry. I added about 3.2 liters to the 3.3 liter capacity radiator. I noticed the seal of the reserve tank was damaged, and the radiator cap seal was falling apart as well. I refilled the radiator and ...


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As long as the marks on the camshafts and crank line up it's fine. Make sure you have enough slack on the tension side of the belt to prevent spinning. It also helps to install the tensioner after you have the belt in place. Also make sure to spin the crankshaft two revolutions by hand and recheck your marks.


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If they replace the rotors with chinese made rotors, they tend to warp more easily. The steel quality from China is not as good as compared to steel harvested from the US. If you insist on using the subpar quality rotors, when you come to a complete stop after heavy braking, use your e-brake to hold you in place as the clamping force of the pads on the hot ...


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recall issue this is best for honda to address.


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I have a friend with an 02 Accord that has the exact same problem. He's been changing front rotors (and pads) every 12-18 months as far back as I can remember - due to warping. Our take on this issue - brake rotors on this year Accord are too small for the weight of the car. In the late 90's and early 2000's, car manufacturers were all trying to get gas ...


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You can get angled wrenches, with heads that are turned at a different angle to a standard wrench. You can get wrenches that have curved shafts. A crowsfoot wrench might be a possibility. If you have access to an acetylene torch you can heat and bend a standard wrench so it will clear the obstruction. You may be able to grind off part of the edge of the ...


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If you just want to get the bolt past finger tight, you could wrap a piece of rubber around the pin, then pull the end of the rubber from the right side, kinda like how pull-start yard equipment works. You'll probably have to push against the pin with an open ended wrench at the same time so balance the side load you're applying, but you may be able to ...


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Did you ever wonder why an open ended wrench is angled at exactly 15° ? That's so you can turn a nut a little bit, flip the wrench over, turn it a little bit more, and get the job done! You mentioned that you can turn the wrench 1/8th of a turn. That's plenty! In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if the mount was designed to accommodate the 15° wrench flip ...


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If you have enough space that you can fit a ratcheting wrench over it, that may be a solution: That way, you can turn it a little bit at a time. Failing that, if you REALLY want to try to grab the pin, try some vice grips. Tighten them to the appropriate width, clamp them down, and try to turn.. You'll likely damage the pin with the grips.


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Use a long reach wrench. Something like this


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I think you must have to mention it on bike Because carburetor is being used in them mostly and if its leaked than you must first air dry the filter after oiling procedure and then check it out by putting it back. But it would be better to replace it.


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TL;DR: Either there's a problem with the head gasket, or with the piston rings. Remember, the piston rings fly over the openings in the cylinder wall, and there's no radial force onto the section exposed to the opening, pushing it into its groove. Shortly after, this section touches the cylinder wall again and experiences the radial force pushing it back. ...


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No. It wont cool without the clutch engaged. That is how it pumps and therefore cools the refrigerant. (someone correct me if I'm wrong) -- If you can see the belt on your engine, you should be able to see the clutch. You can tell if its engaged by looking at the disk inside the A/C compressor pully. If it rotates, its engaged.


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This post seems to suggest that no Honda supports this function and that their inbuilt clocks only provide AM/PM display.


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If I had to guess this sounds like a four cylinder engine, with one or even two cylinder's misfiring. Best guess is a problem with either a spark plug wires, or an ignition module. I'm looking at high resolution photos of your engine compartment and its not clear on what type of ignition system you have. Generally there are two types of systems. One has a ...


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It is always worth to spend a little money on wheel balancing and tracking. It saves money on tires, fuel consumption, chassis components..


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The description doesn't say a lot, it might be anything. To me it seems like the rattle comes from the exhaust. It might be a sound of the engine (shooting vapors of fuel inside of an exhaust) and it is okay, but also it might be exhaust touching any other part of a car, like floor, rear axle, fuel tank etc. That might happen to older exhausts which might ...


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It sounds like you may have a wheel that is out of balance. Sometimes, the balancing weights fall off. Visually inspect all your wheels and make sure you can see the balancing weight on all of them. They look like a little tab between the metal wheel and the rubber tire and usually have a number embossed on them. All wheel need one, if one's missing, there's ...


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No, you didn't break the laws of physics. In fact, you confirmed them. If you "refilled" the refrigerant in the system from cans without pulling a very strong vacuum, you still have regular air in the system, and it will not cool. You are also subjecting the internal components to moisture, and that's bad. AC refrigeration emptying and refilling is not a ...


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If the "gauge gets back to zero" at any time, on either the low or high side, you have a leak. Perhaps a very large one. The gauge should never read zero, unless ALL the refrgerant has leaked out. When you discharged the high side, are you certain the schrader valve core in the port re-seated? Or that debris hasn't ended up under the conical seal, ...


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My 2008 Civic developed same symptoms. I am pretty certain it is the compressor clutch. I examined the compressor and noticed that the clutch on the front was rusty. Not scaley but brown. I downed the clutch assembly with WD 40. Worked. Maybe a short term fix but I'm not hot for the time being. If you try this don't spray on the belt nor the alternator fan.



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