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Vtec wont work

When i first start my 1.5 single over head cam civic the vtec works but when the car heats up the vtec stops working. i have changed all the oil filters and replaced the solenoid but it still wont work properly. What do i do?

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More than likely its your temp sensor on the front of the engine, Ive seen it be the cause of things similar including high idle when car first starts(happened to me when I switched out my 1.5 for 1.6 sohc vtec engine, engine was built as an automatic so i changed out the flywheel etc but no place for the sensor) and happens to be the sensor for my radiator at the same time so it controls the fan.

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • irvys Mar 31, 2011

    how do you know when your v tec engages???



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