Question about Honda Accord
Need to know hoe to take it off and will it hurt the car
Your input is impossible to answer, why?
no engine options stated
no real part name , there is no smog pumps used on our cars. 87'
if in the USA, you can look here and see all the parts there.
every part, related to vaccum and smog.
look see them and use correct name. (many parts there)
where is it
does it have a belt?
what is it connected to...
or are you just asking based on urban rumor.
better yet, why not post a photo of yours, so we can
see which of 50 marketed cars you are driving. we dont know that.
or your VIN
or you body ID tag outside USA>?????
Posted on Feb 03, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I know that you want a simple answer but, have you done any troble shooting steps at the pump its self? when the relay is in does it pump at all? what is your lin pressure?
Posted on Jul 03, 2008
Replace the pump as it does other things than just pump air into the exhaust. I helps in cold starting and keeps the engine from backfiring during deceleration. You can cause the converter to fail also. I have a service manual and it tells you to first loosen the pulley bolts on the pump first then remove the belt and pulley. Remove inlet hose and outlet hose then the mounting bolts .
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
At the base of the distributor there is a metal bracket with a bolt holding the bracket to the intake manifold. This is the distributor hold down bracket and you will need to loosen the bolt a few turns. A timing light is needed to find the correct timing of the engine, so connect one to the car in proper order. With the clamp loose and the timing light on, start the car and point the timing light at the harmonic balancer where the timing gauge is located on the timing belt cover. The light will show you where the timing is and so adjust the distributor (clockwise or counter-clockwise) until the desired setting is achieved. When the timing is set, turn off the car and tighten up the hold down bolt, be careful not to turn the distributor, and this is how to set the timing.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
Hi, the bit is called a Torx Bit or a star bit. Don't get the type for a screwdriver, get the socket that would go on a ratchet, you'll need to put an extension on it of course to get in there. Push hard or it will strip. Give Honda a call and ask them what size it is for your car for sure, might be a 6mm or you can just buy a metric Torx Bit Set. Separately they are $3.99 at Autozone. Not sure how much the kit is. Good luck.
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
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