Question about Honda Accord

1 Answer

I had a 1994 2.2 vtec honda accord with a blown engine. i replaced the engine with a 1996 2.2 non vtec accord engine. the replacement engine distributor has the wrong connectors for the wiring harness so i installed the vtec distributor. now i cant get the timing right. how can i get this to work?

Posted by on

  • adamoctober1 Apr 29, 2010

    i have it running. its back firing through the intake at times tho. the engine in the car is non vtec and but the engine harness and distributor are from the vtec engine. the connectors on the distributors are different.

  • adamoctober1 Apr 30, 2010

    i worked out the problem. i had to rewire the engine harness. now the engine drives great. only problem is that the engine seems to have a problem idling. it wont idle steady and keeps revving up and down. im not too knowledgable with hondas but believe its the idle air control. any other ideas of possible failed parts to cause this and possibly the locations?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Honda Master
  • 2,100 Answers

If you can't splice the old harness wire to the new engine's dist, and the new v-tech dist has the same plug? as the old one? How about the number one piston top dead center with the pointer in the dist pointing to number one spark plug>?? Is it running with back firing and missing, or not running at all? I hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

  • Ned  White
    Ned White Apr 30, 2010

    For some reason I can't find the 2.2 engine, all of them are 1.6,etc. Did you try moving the dist? One notch either way? Check the firing order? If it is running and missing, it means you are close. I had a guy swear he had the firing order right and he was wrong. I finally got back to normal without listening to him. Check that out. Hope it helps.

  • Ned  White
    Ned White Apr 30, 2010

    Just the egr thing on the intake, I would take the old one off and try it. For that matter, try all the old stuff until you hit it. Might be all carboned up. You can clean those things. Good luck with the new engine.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Whats the name of the wiring harness thats needed in a swap from non vtec to vtec


92-00 Honda Engine Swap Wiring Guide VTEC AND NON ...

honda-tech.com/.../92-00-honda-engine-swap-wiring-guide-vtec-non-vt...
Oct 8, 2011 - 92-00 Swap Wiring Guide for VTEC and Non-VTEC ... try to compile one thread that would try to answer pretty much 95% of all questions ... I wanted to do this because often times I end up posting the same thing to ... to ECU harness so using an EX/SI 92-95 engine harness will make VTEC plug and play.

97 accord non VTEC to VTEC ' HondaSwap

hondaswap.com > Model Specific > Accord
Jan 16, 2010 - 15 posts - ‎6 authors The distributors may be different on the vtec/non vtec. .... As was previously stated, allyou need to do is add wiring for VTEC. ... that connect to the ecu to the connectorsthat wire in your engine harness while the engine is out... f22b2 non vetec swap to f22b vtec need help asap
3 posts
Sep 22, 2012
96 accord head swap non vtec to vtec
10 posts
Jun 1, 2012
1990 USDM CRX Si D16A6 to ZC SOHC non-VTEC ...
20 posts
Mar 7, 2012
99 Accord non-vtec to vtec engine swap, need help
5 posts
Sep 27, 2011
More results from hondaswap.com

Nov 03, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a1990 honda accord ex that had a 2.2 non vtech i put a 1994 vtech motor in my car an i need the vacuum hose diagram if possible


that is tricky since the VTEC has a totally different system, clubintegra.com has people that know a lot about the VTEC engines, they have been able to help me with my B18C!.

Sep 15, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Just installed a new camshaft on a 1994 accord 2.2L non- vtec and it will not turn. The crankshaft is turning but the but the cam will not move. Please help me


THATS NO GOOD AT ALL , IF YOU HAVE TURND THE ENGINE WHIT THE STARTER YOU ARE VERY UNLUCKY , SHOULD ALLWAYS TURN AT LEAST 2 FULL TURN BY HAND FOR CHECKING BELT IS OK MOUNTED ,

Oct 12, 2010 | 1994 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Idles but won't rev up


have you connected all the vacuum hoses correctly? or have you an air leak? (accelerator pedal is an air flap so if you have a leak you have too much air hence stall....)

Jul 09, 2010 | 1996 Honda Civic

2 Answers

Will a cylinder head from a 1996 honda civc 1.5l non vtec work correctly on a 93 honda civic 1.5l non vtec


The 1996 civic has a 1.6L b-16 engine. The only difference between the v-tec and non v-tec engine is the dual overhead cam i believe. The 93 civic also should have a b-16 engine in it. The cylinder head should work.......

Dec 14, 2009 | 1993 Honda Civic 4 Door

1 Answer

ENGINE FOR HONDA ACCORD 96 2.2


Look forf the number plate on the front of the block near the transmission. Depending on your state, you may only be allowed to register a car with the orriginal type of engine.

You can also see the engine code as the eighth digit of the Vehicle Idendifacation Number (VIN).

Then use that information to source the replacement.

Jun 15, 2009 | 1996 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Determining if head gasket is blown on a 1994 honda accord Ex w VTec


White smoke out of the exhaust is one indication that the head gasket is blown. Another is to start the car and check the oil on the dipstick. If it's frothy or looks like a milkshake, this is another indication of a blown head gasket. The milky appearance indicates that coolant is in your engine, caused by a bad head gasket. If none of these symptoms occur, then the problem lies elsewhere. Hope this answers your question and feel free to post back with any other concerns or questions. Thank you.
Greg

May 23, 2009 | 1994 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Vtec 2.2L misfires


misfires wont always trigger a OBDI code but take your injector out and have it bench tested at local parts store or repair center assuming you have spark in that cylinder, cheaper usually but if it needs replacement heres some great places to get cheap replacement
www.ebay.com
www.godspeedmotorsportsonline.com
peach street auto 18003652341

Jan 07, 2009 | 1994 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Connector for Speed Sensor on1996 Honda Accord Auto Trans.


If you are talking about just plugging into the speed sensor yes. A VTEC and NON-VTEC are one and the same.

Dec 13, 2008 | 1996 Honda Accord

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

51 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Honda Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74896 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7688 Answers

Are you a Honda Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...