But the automaker will focus initially on just five northern states: Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. In addition, the repairs in Canada will include the Civic, Lucek says. I was also unable to locate one. The engine sometimes drove roughly, more like a diesel than a gasoline-powered vehicle, he said. At this point they said they didn't know what to do, but that I also had a cracked radiator and gave me a crazy quote. Leaking parts should stain the powder, and help you more easily identify where the leak is coming from.
If there is any raised edge or part, I would file it flat. Make sure the washer is crushed. Oil will spill out, so have a container ready. Then use this article to help you find out why air comes out of your engine while it is running. I could not find any vacuum leaks. I have all 6-7 times dealer repair work invoices as a proof. Sometimes, the oil odor inside your Honda is almost overwhelming if you need an oil change.
After determining it was not due to leaking gas cap, ran a diagnostic on it. A leaking oil pan gasket can make a car's undercarriage oily, but the oil may not be enough to leak to the ground. We recommend avoiding this model year like the plague. Evident by gasoline smell and high level when checking oil. I have received no satisfaction.
My wife's Honda has a similar problem a couple years back. The space there is pretty cramped. Any comment on the idle adjust screw looking like it's been messed with? Finding oil in your spark plug wells is not a good thing. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. This oil pan uses a plug screwed into a deep horizontal hole tapped to a specific depth into which the drain plug goes.
If I did, replacing the radiator and bleeding the air out of the lines probably would have fixed it. Finding oil in your spark plug wells is not a good thing. However, as integral as it is to proper engine function, drivers routinely wait too long to get their oil changed. When too much time lapses between these integral oil changes, disaster results. The dealers in us would not fix these issues or do not even have a fix for them although it is major issues for many 9th gen Cr-vs.
A few other things: Is there a way to test the Coolant Temp Sensor without just replacing it? When you run the heater in the passenger cabin, it is acting as a mini-radiator and removin … g the heat from the the coolant. Instead of taking your car to your mechanic after seeing a leak, consider trying to fix it yourself. Recommend having this checked by Honda. Because of oil dilution, some engines have been stalling while on the road. If your Accord has an automatic transmission, you also need to remove the three 12 mm bolts for the transmission shifter cable cover.
Did you just run a bunch of throttle body cleaner in there? Also I am getting smoke from oil burning on the engine from the leak. Any ideas of what the problem might be? On the way back, it stalled 3 times. After they were cleaned the stalling issue was gone. When I bought the car, it ran great. Please or to join the conversation.
Oil on your valve cover can indicate a faulty gasket. Fear gas in oil will cause premature wear of engine. But hey, it's a very old car! Not trying to sound grim, but the fact is that a dealer or other repair shop will have a much easier time of finding the problem than you will. By - March 11, 2015 This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Learn the source of the burning smell in your Honda Accord, and what you can do to fix it. Initially it would stall when it was cold outside as soon as you put it in gear.
There is also the main seal that could be leaking. Replace the valve cover and fasten the nine bolts. One of the most important, and yet most overlooked, aspects of your car is the oil. Not good as it signals fuel is making it's way into my engine oil. But if it's an easy fix, then you may be able to handle the actual repair yourself.
This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. I replaced the radiator thinking it was a separate issue. You will have to add a retainer that holds this seal in place. At least give it a try yourself first before you pay a dealer to fix something that could be easy and inexpensive to repair in your own garage. Consumer Reports is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to helping consumers. When you notice an oil leak, the first solution would be to change the oil and oil filter. When my oil level is checked, the level tends to read high even above full line on dipstick and dipstick has strong smell of gasoline.