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A model made under the Acura brand name which a name used by the Honda Motor Co for its luxury car division in the United States.

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B18A1 Acura Integra Motor

I have a B18A1 motor. Is it possible for me to use the oem crankshaft for a turbo build? I also am wondering if anyone would be able to give me insight about using aftermarket pistons with the stock ...
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Left DRL not working - High Beam Is (Honda Integra Type-S)

I have a 2005 Type-S and can't get the left DRL to work. I'm pretty sure these share the same bulb with the high-beam so it's strange that the high-beam works but the DRL doesn't. I replaced the bulb ...
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1995 Integra ABS : What is the most common failure mode?

The ABS red dashboard indicator is lit. The ABS module was bled with brake fluid per youTube instructions to remove air from the system. After sending 32+ ounces through the system, the air bubbles ...
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95 Integra LS Starter Control Wiring

1995 Integra LS (link to Integra manual) with Manual-Transmission The 95 Integra LS fails to start: proposed "jump test" was successful: shorting the battery to the control node starts the ...
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95 Integra LS fails to start: proposed "jump test"

CONTEXT: A 95 Integra LS had its starter replaced 2 weeks ago. The starter seems to be very strong / effective. OBSERVATIONS: After replacing the front tie rods, the Integra would not turn over that ...
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95 Integra LS starting difficulty

The starter’s contacts were replaced at year 21. 7 years have elapsed since the contacts were replaced. Starting has now become difficult: clicking, the engine does not turn over. After a 3-4 ...
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95 Integra idle cutout troubleshooting

Starting was difficult and a failure finally forced a battery replacement, which remedied the difficult starts. Before the battery was replaced, the engine was jump started and idled for 15 min with ...
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95 Integra Key requires jiggling to start

When starting the 95 Integra, it is now difficult to rotate the key to the momentary start position (significant nuisance that is expected to only get worse). The key works fine with the trunk lock or ...
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How to pin brake piston: required to install new brake pads

95 Integra LS: rotor was replaced and the brakepads are positioned for service. The rear-brake caliper gap must be opened wide enough to receive the new rotor, that is sandwiched between the two new ...
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Sheared Bolt: 95 Integra LS

While attempting to replace the brakepads, the lower bolt that that pins the caliper shield sheared off. What is the preferred method to remove the bolt shaft without damaging bolt receptical? It's ...
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Does Rotor Scoring caused by old brakepads warrant rotor replacement?

95 Integra LS brakepads have scored the rotor: Does the scoring warrant replacement? If I must go through the trouble of taking the part out for resurfacing, I am inclined to install a new $25 rotor....
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Diagnosing buzzing / grinding sound

95 Acura integer makes a plastic buzzing sound for 15-60 seconds after startup. Sound eventually stops. Sound is originating from white box: The goal is to understand the cause of the sound and ...
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95 Acura Integra ABS dashboard indicator

A red dash "ABS" indicator is lit. I am assuming that an electrical measurement is taken and it is 'out of band' (tolerance). What exactly is measured? Fluid level? Position? Pressure? ...
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Difficulty starting car: caused by radiator leak?

OBSERVATIONS 95 Acura Integra LS has been emitted a funny smell of cooked chemicals for the last three days after running the vehicle. Today, there was difficulty starting the car that followed a ...
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Difficulty removing Outer Tie Rod from steering knuckle

On my '95 Acura Integra LS, the driver's side outer tie rod is embedded in the steering knuckle. I am unable to loosen the jam-nut. How do I remove the outer tie rod from the steering knuckle? ...
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95 Integra right rear window 'off-track'

The regulation mechanism that keeps the window 'on-track' and limits the travel does not function correctly. Is this the correct part (eBay, because I can not find a new one online) to remedy the ...
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Diagnosing why 95 Integra does not start

I am seeking simple / easy tests to diagnose the cause(s) of non-starting Integra BACKGROUND A 95 Integra starter was refurbished in 2016. The Integra was wired to a pickup with battery jumper ...
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Acura Integra (2000) Electrical Issues

I've been having some strange issues with my '00 RS. I suspect it's the alternator, but having someone confirm would be helpful. There have been two instances of electrical problems: (2 days ago) ...
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Won't pass emissions, Bad ECU?

So, Last year my 94 Acura Integra AT passed emissions by the skin of its teeth, this year it won't pass, I have noticed in past year and half that dropped from around 30mpg to about 15mpg. Some times ...
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95 Integra Starter

Integra 95 LS: starter has not been replaced (ever!). Vehicle had difficulty starting and the battery was replaced after 50 months of service. It started a few times and now the vehicle does not ...
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95 Integra LS Starter: Procedure to replace plunger and starter

A 30 year starter repair veteran indicated advised that: The failure in these units is the solenoid contacts. These contacts take a beating; they generally last about 100k miles. Almost all these ...
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Is it worth the effort to overhaul a 95 integra starter?

If you have performed this procedure on an Integra starter, please state this in your response. Any lessons-learned or pitfalls to avoid are appreciated. A new is at from advanced is ~$140 Is it ...
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95 Integra LS starter selection [closed]

95 Acura Integra: I purchased a remanufactured starter from Advanced Automotive and viewed this youtube for instruction I have yet to start the replacement but may start it tomorrow. Although this ...
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95 Acura Integra LS: 3rd, left & right brake lights remain on after engine shutdown

Issue Brake lights (3rd, left, rear) lights are on after removing keys from ignition. If not corrected, this will drain the battery Corrective Action Failed: turn headlights on / off Failed: ...
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1990 Acura Integra LS manual transmission clutch replacement

I'm trying to replace the clutch in my manual transmission 1990 Acura Integra LS (5 speed, 4-cylinder). In the course of doing this, I need to remove the transmission which is connected to the shift ...
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95 Integra Power hiccups

A 95 Integra has had recent cooling problems corrected (new radiator \ water pump) and is now experience 'hiccups': momentary drops in power during acceleration of the vehicle between 2-3K RPMs. ...
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te: 95 Integra Engine Coolant leak

New radiator was installed yesterday, because of severe leak. Radiator was topped off with coolant. White milky film observed in old radiator: mechanic indicates that this oil that has infiltrated ...
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How to properly apply heat to loosen screwed-in outer tie rod

An outer tie rod is bound (screwed into) the inner tie rod as described in this previous posting. I will replace the tie rods, but plan to keep the jam-nut. If I were to apply heat from a propane ...
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Outer Tie-rod removal

UPDATE: Both tie rods were removed by unscrewing the inner tie-rod from vehicle: rotated steering wheel to maximum to improve access removed bellows boot to expose wrench-able area of inner tie rod ...
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Tie-rod boot replacement

Goal: install tie-rod 'bellows' boot. Having unusual difficulty seating the inner (larger side) boot on the steering assembly. Unable to see and must do it by feel because this Acura only has access ...
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Tie-rod final test

After replacing the tie-rod and bellows boot, the steering wheel was rotated left + right: wheels moved as expected. Is there any other simple test that could / should be done?
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Grinding clutch

i have a 00' integra and i think the original clutch is still in it, 180,000km. when i have the car in gear there is a faint grinding sound. the same thing happens only more so when i engage the ...
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How to reduce vehicle swaying (body sway)

I have a stock 2010 Acura TSX. I don't know what the official term is (maybe body sway) but I would like to reduce the amount of swaying it does as I'm going through turns, especially at higher speeds....
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Cause of greasy gunk accumulation under exhaust headers

When examining my engine bay earlier, I noticed a large amount of black gunk built up on the bottom part of the engine under the exhaust headers. I removed the exhaust header heat shield and found ...
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Diagnosis of slow brake leak

I have determined the general source of a brake fluid leak on my 1994 acura integra but am unsure which component has failed causing the leak. After tracing all of the lines in the car and ...