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a Japanese auto and motorcycle maker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Civic, Accord, Ridgeline, and Odyssey.

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What causes an engine idle to increase briefly?

I have an 82 Honda 450 Nighthawk motorcycle that I'm rebuilding and I need to tune/balance the carbs. I have them bench-balanced and reset the idle screw on both. Now it runs a lot better, but every ...
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Honda Shadow Phantom VT750 2016 trouble starting

Having a little trouble here. My current Phantom is my 4th bike, and I drove it off the lot at 0 miles just a few months ago. The other morning (It was a cold morning relative to the surrounding days, ...
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2004 Accord No Heat

My son has a 2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L. The interior heat stopped working and he can't defrost his windows in the morning. Here are the things I've done to fix the problem: Replaced the thermostat ...
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Starting a 2003 Honda Civic after motor replacement

We just replaced the motor in my son's 2003 Honda Civic and the key does not turn over the motor. The same ECU is in the car, however the green light on the dash is on. Does my key need reprogramming,...
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Side indicator blinking frequency changed

Last week I changed the odometer cable on my Honda Activa scooter which involved in removing the connection to my side indicator and headlamp. After finishing off the work I did the connection to ...
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Honda XL250R-C Carb ISSUES

I have a UK Honda XL250R-C 1982 pro link just purchased, I was told it had the wrong carb fitted which was a (PD70A) which is why it was running so bad, I was also given at the time of purchase a carb ...
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Honda Civic runs, warms up, and dies

My engine is a b15b2. The car is a 1991 civic lx. Why do I have the three cam marks and the 7 o'clock one instead of the 2 that line up with the head and the up mark? I changed the belt, but still ...
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Starter Motor grinds on first start attempt

With the cold weather season, a grinding noise now periodically occurs at first start attempt of the day. The indication is that the starters drive gear isn't engaging correctly with the flywheel. On ...
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2002 Honda Civic, will not start without maintenance override procedure?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic. This vehicle has been running great for a long time. Right now if I want to start the car I have to use the maintenance override procedure: Push the reset button on the ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX overheating fans not working

Okay so I have tried everything. My car was overheating so I replaced the head gasket since it needed one anyways, but it is still overheating. My cooling fans are not working, I replaced my ...
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Honda Civic 2002 Coolant sprinkles back from Rad cap

I am having issues with this car, so I am reaching out to masses out there who could share some of their wisdom to help me understand the actual issue with this car. It has 262K miles on it. Issue ...
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Is the Ice Bear scooter 600cc engine made by Honda?

I'm looking at several silver wing bikes. Ones is a 2007 and $ 3995 from a dealer but I have to get it shipped to me. There are other scooters I'm looking at also. One is named Ice Bear and is a ...
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Honda Civic - new battery, won't turn over, shooting vapor

2009 Honda Civic with 142,000 mi, recent oil change, new battery, won't turn over: Began when it wouldn't start one day; checked the battery windows and plates were bone-dry, so bought a new battery ...
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2008 Honda Civic - No electrical power in acc position

Vehicle: 2008 Honda Civic Si Crank + Start: Yes Battery: new and charged Alternator: New (problem occurred before new alternator and persists after) PROBLEM: Brought my car in for the airbag recall, ...
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2009 Civic Overheating

I just bought an 09 Honda Civic with fairly low mileage. Within 3 days it started to overheat so, my boyfriend replaced the thermostat and all of the cooling lines as they were dry rotted (like I said ...
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Car stereo turns off when the cooling fan comes on

I drive a Honda Civic 2008 model. I noticed that when driving, my car stereo momentarily switches off and back on after about 3-5 seconds when the radiator/condenser cooling fans come on. The lights ...
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Why might I lose power when I open the gas too quickly?

My 1990 Honda Super Cub has a problem that seems to occur mostly after it gets wet. Sitting in neutral, if I slowly open the gas it will reach full revs easily, but if I twist straight to full ...
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Gas pedal is completely loose and car revs high 1997 Honda Civic

so recently I tried to start my 1997 Honda Civic all that happened was that the engine revved extremely high and then I shut it off. The gas pedal has absolutely no resistance.
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Front End Wobble At Low Speeds

I have this low speed wobble that's been driving me nuts, and I can't find anything on the internet that's similar to this. What happens, when accelerating from a stop at about 5 to 15 MPH, my front ...
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Intermittent battery light on 2005 Accord

I have a 2005 Accord LX 2.4L w/ 101k miles and a few weeks ago, the battery light came on. The battery was changed last year. After checking everything, I concluded that it was a bad alternator, so I ...
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honda cg125 why won't any of my lights work when the pilot light is connected

i'm stumped and hope that one of you guru types can help. my boy smashed the headlight on his cg125 in a low speed spill. i've fitted a complete headlight unit but gremlins have attacked. every light, ...
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Honda R-Type (2003), unlocks and re-locks immediately

I have a Honda R-Type (2003), I am having a locking and unlocking problem. At first, it was a case of it taking more than one click of the fob to lock the driver's side door. When I get in the car all ...
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92 Honda Accord keeps revving up and down

This is a 1992 Honda Accord 5-speed manual. I was driving today and suddenly my car started revving the engine, over and over. When I stopped it was doing the same thing, idling way up and then down ...
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left headlight takes some time to turn on

I have a 2008 Honda Accord. The last 3 or 4 times I've driven at night I've noticed something strange. When I first turn on the car only the right headlight turns on... but then after about a minute ...
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2000 Honda prelude radiator issue

I was driving my Honda prelude and all of a sudden it shut down and wouldn't start again. I pushed the vehicle to the side of the street and opened the hood. The radiator frame where the hose ...
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Stuck in d3..please help

My 2006 Honda Accord is stuck in d3. It's just now happened. It still seems to be shifting like it would normally. And I can move the shifter down but it will not go from d3 to d, N, R, P......any ...
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Reading OBD Data from the Old Honda 2+3 Pin DLC

I've got a 2000 Honda Civic iSR with the old 2+3 pin Honda DLC which I'd like to read ECU data from. According to the Evoscan website the pinout for the 3 pin dlc is ISO 9141 K-Line, B+ and ground ...
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Is my bike running rich or lean - I have both symptoms

Symptoms of Lean or Rich carb settings on a motorcycle I have a '71 Honda CB350 that is new to me. I recently rebuilt the carbs and replaced the petcock and had it running pretty good for awhile. I ...
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Need Help with Honda Engine Swap

I have a '98 Honda Civic EXi with D15Z4 16 valve SOHC, in which I installed a D16A7 SOHC 16 valve engine, so I would like to know what kind ECU compatible with this engine and the schematic for wiring ...
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Honda civic 2010 steering/body vibration after 99kmp

My Civic vibrates after 99 kmp every time. If I forcely give acceleration in that speed range, I observe the vibration is less. Whenever I take my foot from accelerator pedal, it feels like more ...
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2000 Honda Civic SiR turbo sputter and stalling

To start I have a lot of deletes and tuned ecu on a B18 bottom end with B16 top. Turbo has been set to cut out at 5psi on the ecu. I have a good feeling it is something fuel as I am having problems ...
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Decreased MPG, clicking sound when pressing accelerator

Over the past week, the MPG on my car has gone down significantly, about 3-4 MPG. My driving habits have not changed. In the meantime, there is a distinct "pneumatic" clicking sound whenever I press ...
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2008 Honda Accord Automatic Transmission - Transmission seems to be slipping. Is it serious?

I have a 2008 Honda Accord with an automatic transmission. I don't know much about cars. The car seems to be having problems switching gears, especially in low gear. For example, often when I'm ...
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What Damage may Accompany a Broken Axle

I was looking at buying a 98 Honda Shuttle with a broken right side axle, and was wondering what other damage I should keep my eyes open for which might normally be seen together with a broken axle.
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Hooking up daytime running lights on my vehicle using relays

I am looking to run my 2006 Honda Ridgeline's daytime running lights on 50% power, or close to it, on the accessory wire. When I turn my park lights, head lights, or brights on, I would like them to ...
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2013 Honda Accord 3.5L v6 steering problem

I have for the past few months been having an issue with my 2013 Accord steering. It from time to time while driving and parked will start to turn to the right and or left but mostly to the right by ...
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Long cranking, then starts, then Check Engine Light On

I have a 2009 Honda Accord with about 150k miles on it. Over the last couple weeks I noticed the crank time getting slightly longer then today it took a really long time before turning over and now ...
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Where does this go?

I was replacing the head gasket on my 1998 Honda Civic ex it has a d16y8 SOHC VTEC engine. I am stumped on where this little piece goes. It’s not a head pin or anything like that. Please help!
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2006 accord power lock wiring question

I'm not sure if such a specific question is appropriate here, but: I have a 2006 Honda Accord Coupe EX with nav. and MT. The Power Window Master switch in the driver's side door is from a 2003 model. ...
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Is Honda Accord gen 8 A/C Pressure Switch replacement DIY safe?

I have a Honda Accord 2008. I followed the Service Manual and identified that there is no continuity between the terminals of the A/C Pressure Switch. Since the refrigerant was only refilled last year,...
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2002 Honda CRV, can't get key all the way into the ignition cylinder

I have a 2002 Honda CR-V which I can't get my key all the way into. This problem just appeared today. This morning I tried starting my car and I found I couldn't get my key all the way into the ...
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2013 Accord HDD gone after factory reset

I performed a factory reset on my 2013 Accord EXL but now there is no HDD available. I have am/fm/cd/xm, but no HDD. Is there a way to recover this without a trip to the dealer?
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Oil in power steering

If someone put oil in my radiator and in my power steering, how long before the car would overheat? I had an oil change on 11/19 and no one else has done anything to the car except put gas in the gas ...
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2002 Civic not starting when cold in GA tmeps 40's

So, I am having the same problem but in GA, USA. My car will not start when it's cold and I'm not talking negative's. This just started a couple of weeks ago when the temps dropped below 40 degree F ...
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1999 Honda Civic EX Surging at 1500 rpm with slight throttle depression

My 1999 Honda Civic EX has been throwing intermittent p0505 codes for the idle control system. When the problem comes up, I just barely depress the pedal, and I get surging (around 1500 rpm), but if I ...
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Can out-of-spec rear camber on one side can cause the car to pull to that side while going straight?

I have a 01-05 Civic and it pulls noticeably to the right when my steering wheel is straight. I did a full alignment ( we have a alignment bench where I work ) only the non-adjustable rear right ...
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1999 Honda Civic Dx Won't Start, No crank

My 1999 Honda Civic DX won't start. I there is no crank so I started by checking the starter solenoid, there is no signal. Then I checked all fuses and relays including the main relay and they are all ...
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2015 Honda Accord Dashboard lights won't turn off after draining the battery

I'm a fairly new driver and I have zero knowledge of cars in general, today I made the mistake of sitting in my car with the ignition on but the motor not running, thus causing the battery to die. ...
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750 will not idle or run without choke fully on

1977 Honda 750 will only run with choke fully on, it will only idle at 3000rpm, idle setting does nothing. Carbs are clean and rebuilt. It will rev up but appears to be burning quite lean.
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2005 Honda Civic - Interior electronics shut off intermittently while driving

My fiance's 2005 honda civic has had the interior electronics shut off while she was driving on a couple of occasions (weeks/months apart). I have not been able to reproduce this or been around to ...
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