Question about 1996 Honda Civic
Honda d16a6 cyl head on d16y3 block possible the d16a6 block has a crack,chucking white smoke all over the place,head has been skimmed new gaskets but same problem
Do the block chemical leak test and coolant pressure test to rule out blowning head gasket.
Check all freeze plugs to rule out coolant leak on the hot engine block.
Check for any hose leak.
Start monitor for coolant and oil lose.
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: possible cracked block or head
Have you checed the thermostat, often when they are locked closed a vehicle will overheat and "regergitate" fluid through the overflow. And just so you know noone can tell by a "carbonation test if you have a problemb. (a carbonation test tells you af a change in ph.) wich is not always the affect or result of a blown head/ head gasket.
My sugestion would be change the thermostat. ($20.00) flush cooling system. (Do it yourself $15.00/ and a hose) Drain water and fill with 50/50 mix of coolant and water.
Posted on Jul 25, 2008
Yes, you can, but not exactly recommended. If you are going to go that deep into it, then might as well do everything else. However, being unemployed tends to have a negative impact on the wallet....
I suspect it is more than just rings. I think that the walls have been scored badly as well. You may be able to use a borescope to take a peak into the cylinder through spark plug hole. Move the piston to bottom of stroke, and see what you can see. If scarred, much work will be needed. If hatches look alright, then you might be able to get away with just rings.
What kind of compression are you getting on #1 vs #2? This also might be a blown headgasket into an oil passage, or the head (perhaps block?) is ever so slightly warped in this area.
Posted on Aug 29, 2009
Testimonial: "Thanks for the quick response. Very much appreciated your input, all makes sense and got my mind on the right track again. Thanks"
if oil is leaking from the the top to bottom, check the gasket below the cover that has the daewoo name and sign on on top of the engine block. it could be cracked. replace with new one without any gasket sealant just replace the original and done
Posted on Mar 14, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 20, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Apr 05, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Jul 30, 2016 | 1995 Ford Escort
Jul 07, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 08, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks
Apr 19, 2011 | 1993 Isuzu Rodeo
Jan 08, 2011 | 1995 Toyota Pickup
Sep 01, 2009 | 1997 Honda Prelude
Jun 12, 2009 | 1994 Honda Civic
Jul 14, 2015 | 1996 Honda Civic
329 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: