Question about 1998 Honda Civic
I have a 98 honda civic and just had the head gasket replaced and now it misses at idle.Put a timing light on it, its on time.Would it possibly be spark plug wires?Or cap and rotor also?
Is the idle set at the correct rpms when idling.also check for a vacume leak.hope this helps thanks jeff
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
7.3 ft.lbs Go from middle, to back right, to back left, to front right, to front left. if your standing in fron of your header. 11 or over usually shears the bolt.(if you have stock bolts)
Make sure you dap some rtv on the sharper 4 corners of the gasket where the cam seals are.
Posted on Sep 13, 2008
Try pounding on the gas tank with a rubber mallet or similar tool. (careful not to dent the tank) Try starting it. If it runs, replace the fuel pump (it's nfg). I've diagnosed numerous fuel pumps this way. Remember the pump needs to be replaced, if you drive it, you don't know when it'll fail for good. Hope this helps. Please post the results.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
Are you sure you have correct timing? its definetly a fule problem, if timing is good then turn your key to the on position and try to listin for the fule pump to prime. While the key is in on position go to fuel rail, there is a valve on fule rail called sharader valve. Get a small screw driver and press valve in to check if car has fule pressure. if pressure is present then it is incorrect timing or possible bad cam sensor.
Posted on Mar 01, 2010
Perform a valve clearance inspection and adjust if necessary. Tight or sticking valves will cause a misfire or rough running concern. Note: Perform valve adjustment when the engine is stone cold. 4cyl: INT 0.26mm EXH: 0.30mm (V6 engine are hydraulic and no adjust necessary.) Also check for a sticking or stuck open EGR valve. For diagnostic purposes only: Remove the EGR valve. Place a business card over the EGR passage and bolt the EGR valve back on. This plugs the EGR ports and if the misfire goes away the EGR valve is partially stuck open and is defective.
Check for low fuel pressure. Check for low compression. Check cam timing. Check for a weak ignition coil. Also don't over look the possibility of worn or broken engine mounts which cause excessive engine movement and engine vibration. -hope this helps
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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