Some will display the code and a brief description of the code. By - March 4, 2015 This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000 , and Accord 1990-2002. This might solve your problem. To keep gasoline fumes out of the atmosphere, modern United States cars are required to trap the fumes and recycle them into the engine to be burned. You may have a bad oxygen sensor - the one located before the catalytic converter. My mechanic is telling me that i need to replace my gear by : 11:57pm On Oct 10, 2013 ayo.
This triggers the check engine light. You will need someone to start the car and hold the gas peddle to 2500 rpm while you do this the car will shut of when you do this, restart the car and repeat the process until half of the can is used up. Replace the air filter if it is dirty or contaminated. If you turn the key to the run position all dash lights on, check engine light comes on You should hear a slight hum from the fuel pump for about 3 seconds and then stop. Maybe you didn't tighten the gas cap three clicks? I took it to Kia, and they couldn't solve it; I've been to an auto electrician, and they couldn't find fault codes or solve the problem either. If you want to try and diagnose the problem yourself, you will need to figure out with the diagnostic code is telling you.
Critters can cause all sorts of problems in cars, from horrible smells to chewed wires. You'll find the particular procedure in the repair manual for your specific make and model. There are a number of reasons why your Honda Civic could be misfiring, but you need to get to the bottom of it. Mis-firing occurs when a cylinder is not firing properly or not firing at all. I am wondering if there is some electrical problem going on? Replace the spark plug wires if they are fouled.
. How now, has anyone experienced this before. The fuel cap will go on. How many miles are on the car? I do know that I need to get the rack and pinion fixed , is this what's causing it? Get your Honda Civic back up and running with this handy walkthrough. I had my emissions inspection and they noticed the check engine light was not lighting up. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000.
If not then replace the cap and rotor and clean out the distributor if needed. It the problem was intermittent at first, may there was a pending code stored, and the computer waited for the next test cycle. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000. If your car is running normally, and you have no problem driving it, the problem is not so severe that you need to panic. This is not the only problem.
I recommend having someone read the code on the cars computer with a scan tool to find out the code. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Maybe this is the reason people used to say Honda baby boy has gearbox problem and not really checking the fault could be like what I experinced stated below. While it does this, the gear doesn't really select, but rather drives at very low speed with the engine revving. The check engine light is flashing because there is a misfire and it could be causing damage to the catalytic converter. Really one of the worst experiences I've ever had with a car.
In fact, some car manufacturers assemble wire harnesses wrapped with mouse-deterrent tape, no kidding. I also recommend checking the fluid condition. Take a look under the hood for loose wires or vacuum hoses. It may have been the puddle driving. If it's stopped, probably the was an intermittent failure. And Two Bonus Questions: 1.
If it's very dirty, you may have debris clogging a port, and when you hit a bump, it becomes dislodged. This type of repair can be more expensive due to diagnostic and repair times, and parts tend to be more costly. And Honda knows about the problem - They have an updated insert in their service manual addressing the issue. If you had, you would have seen essentially the same information that I posted in the first paragraph. Manufacturers have standardized the codes across all 1996 and newer models. Any subsequent codes will follow in 2. You still have to confirm the circuit or component has failed.
I think this one is right—it turns out that it is the maint. The computer tries to rectify by injecting more fuel into the engine. This onboard computer runs your car so that it has optimum fuel economy and low emissions. Check to see that all electronics in the vehicle are working properly e. My drive lights started flashing and check engine light came on. Nov 15, 2009 Ok, 1.
I would not recommend driving the vehicle when this is occuring because you could potentionally damage the catalytic convertor. Find the source of that glaring check engine light with this helpful article. I should point out that I have experienced no problems driving the car. Self-diagnostic systems have become more advanced, going beyond typical monitoring operations. When tightening your fuel cap, be sure to turn it enough to hear at least three clicks; that ensures the proper torque was applied. The light did not used to blink at all but it is normal for all lights to turn on for a moment when I turn on the car , and it does not continue to blink or stay illuminated at all after the ten blinks when I turn on the car.