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Failed Smog Test Close to CA-HC Limits

I took my Honda 92 Accord LX in for a smog test yesterday and ended up failing because of the Ignition Timing. I have since had that sorted out.

However of concern was the fact that my HC count was pretty close to max. Here are the results:

HC CO NO
Max Measured Max Measured Max Measured
116 115 0.74 0.60 791 568 15
91 78 0.62 0.52 730 311 25

Like I said earlier, the Ignition Timing was off but that has been sorted. My worry is that the mechanic said that with such high numbers that it could be pushed over with the timing being fixed.

The Catalytic converter passed the test.
I used 89 gas.

If anyone could help with suggestions to help pass it would be great.

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You can try some over the counter solutions per say. Some of the mechanics in a bottle. They sell some products This will probably be the cheapest router. If this doesn't work then you need repairs.

Pass your emissions test.

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