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Honda Civic 2006: Belt Tensioner Bolt Loose, but Seized to the Tensioner

While not ideal, I'd suggest you try re-threading the bolt into the hole about 1/2 way, then gently tapping the tensioner with a hammer to break the two apart. I wouldn't hit it too hard, but you ...
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My Honda Odessey loses power all of sudden while driving

Check for a loose ground strap from the battery to the engine block or metal of frame.There must be a good ground for anything to work. It is a common connections to all systems,so if it is ...
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Handbrake causes brakes to stick on accord v6 2008

I am in a snow belt where salt is used on the roads. When I worked in a shop or if I worked on someone else's car with cabled parking brakes I would never apply parking brakes because it would be very ...
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Handbrake causes brakes to stick on accord v6 2008

It's not out of the question that the handbrake cable has become fouled or corroded. Such a circumstance has happened to me but in a much older vehicle. If one does not customarily use the handbrake, ...
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Click sound before aircon compressor engaged

That's probably just the clutch for the ac compressor activating. The ac compressor uses an electromagnet to pull on a steel plate to engage the clutch with the serpentine belt while it's being used ...
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Weak spark with OK coil resistances

Well, turns out sometimes the easy answer is also the correct answer. One of the coils was bad, the other came back eventually. Installed a new one on the side with the values I had measured above and ...
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Troubleshooting Slow Start on 2009 Civic Si

You need to check the cables to the starter and ground. Look to see if there are any bulges in them. It could be that there is corrosion in the cables which would act like a big resistor inside the ...
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Why is one bank of valves much more dirty than the other?

I believe it is (my mechanic said) that it is shellac. I think he meant that it is a heavy petroleum distallate that gets burned off by the hotter cylinder bank. He said it often (always) ruins ...
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