Questions tagged [vtec]

Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control is a dynamic valvetrain system developed by Honda Motor Corporation that allows a second cam lobe to operate the valves and change the valve timing under higher RPM conditions

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Converting standard 2002 civic into a 4V VTEC

What do I need to convert my standard 02 4cyl Honda Civic LX into a D17A VTEC ENGINE 4 cyl
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Honda 2.4 VTEC (2002 CRV): Throwing code P1259 after doing a lot of work on it this weekend

The upper radiator neck broke in half on our 2002 Honda CR-V (2.4 VTEC), which lead to some overheating. It was hot for about half a mile based on her story.. So this weekend I replaced the radiator ...
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Buying a new engine for my 2002 honda civic lx

So I found a 2001 2005 HONDA CIVIC 1.7L 4 CYLINDER SOHC VTEC ENGINE JDM D17A and I just want to know if it is compatible with my 2002 Honda civic lx everything is stock except for it had headers when ...
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Single overhead cam non VTEC swap to dual overhead cam VTEC

so I'm thinking about changing the single overhead cam non VTEC f22b over to a f22a dual overhead cam VTEC engine in my 93 Accord I want to know what problems I'm going to run into the ECU and wiring ...
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I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start

I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start, Honda civic vtec 1.8 2012 model, there is no spark on the plugs
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Blown ignition coil after battery hooked up incorrectly

2004 Honda Civic EX w/ VTEC I had a buddy of mine go have my battery tested, also had him put it back in my car. The only problem is he put the cables on the wrong way Which ended up blowing my main ...
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non v-tec swap to a v-tec

ive got a 98 civic dx engine is a D16y7 non v-tec I have swapped engines to a v-tec D16Z6. im having problems with the ecu it does not work on a v-tec motor. it does start the car but no v-tec ive ...
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Bolt SITTING in car after Head Gasket repair?? 2005 honda civic won't go above 4,000 rpm

2005 Honda Civic won't go above 4,000 RPM--CEL throwing P2646 ('A' Rocker Arm Actuator System Performance / Stuck Off Bank 1) Just got my head gasket replaced, but then CEL came on so I took back to ...
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Changing or disabling vtec switchover RPM in 7th generation Honda Accord

I am considering increasing the VTEC switch-over point in my 2007 Honda Accord. The reason I want to do this is to improve the MPG of the car. In this question I am ignoring the open loop versus ...
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Temperature gauge needle is on Hot, but engine is not overheating

car is a 1996 Honda Civic EK hatchback. B16A2 DOHC VTEC engine. Currently has 204,000 kilometres (127,000 miles) When the car is on a stop and idling, the temp gauge needle goes up steadily, and when ...
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EFI vs VTec Engine Types

Could you please let me know which engine is good on fuel (EFI vs VTec) and also what is good for performance ? Main differences and Advantages ?
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Is it right to say that VTEC is solely by Honda?

I have an i-VTEC engine, which Honda claims to be a better and computerized version of their famous VTEC Engine. Now I am wondering: Is it right to tell people that only HONDA has VTEC? or is this ...
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Is V-TEC Reliable?

I'm thinking of purchasing a 2001 Honda Civic that has v-tec on the side panel of the drivers side. Are V-TEC engines reliable, and are they well known for performance? The car I'm thinking of has ...
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How to go VTEC with a D16A8 DOHC engine [closed]

Living in South Africa. I have a 160E Honda Ballade ABS and a D16A8 motor. Need to go VTEC BT, not sure if I can go F18 SOHC VTEC, replacing the engine and gearbox and management. Is it possible to ...
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1994 Honda Accord EX (F22B1) - Valves still making a ticking noise

I have a 94 Honda accord Ex (F22B1). When I bought it a few days ago the previous owner mentioned a few of the issues that he could remember. Since I've only ever owned Honda's and have worked on them ...
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Honda City vTec Slow Start

I have a Honda City 2005 vTec Manual Transmission Car, which will be due for servicing in another 1000KM. I am not well used to driving manual car and I face a lot of traffic everyday going and ...
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timing belt 96 honda accord vtec

So the other day I was driving and my timing belt broke I tried to turn the key a few times then tore off the valve cover and noticed that the timing belt was broken people have told me the engine ...
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96 honda accord wont start

So I was having trouble with my 96 accord it was sputtering and Hesitant replaced plugs and wires checked my EGR it was good then suddenly out of nowhere it stalled out on me while driving and now it ...
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What exactly is Honda's i-VTEC technology

I see that almost all of Honda's cars have an "i-VTEC" logo at the back. I googled it and came to know that it has something to do with different cam profiles. Can someone explain? A diagram or ...
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Will vtec engage without a factory released VTEC ECU when swapping to VTEC engine?

I replaced my honda civic d15z4 engine with a d16A. Apparently, VTEC engages at 5500rpm on these engines. My car is still practically standard, I'm not sure if it does switch over, if it does, the ...
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2003 Honda Civic 1.7 vTec - White Smoke from the tailpipe

I have a Honda Civic 2003 gx 1.7 liter vTec stick shift 4 cylinder. Just today I had to put oil in my car. Drove for about 5 minutes got to a light and when I shifted into first gear a white cloud of ...
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What I need to convert a standard Civic into a VTEC

Ok so my '97 Civic 150i is running a little to slow for my liking. I want it to be able to hang with a 2.0. The first thing that comes to mind is swapping the motor out to make it the same as a VTEC ...
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At what level does low oil prevent vtec from working?

Just got my first vtec honda and vtec isn't kicking In and before I take it to my mechanic to see what it is I'm curious to know how low the oil has to be to effect the vtec. My oil level is just in ...