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by bsabc
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intermittent Idle Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 13071

Re: Intermittent Idle Issue

Did not see if your lx is dual point or multi point. My dx 1.5 had the same problem when spring came and it was solved by replacing the intake complete with the tps . Found out that the tps on the dual point is factory set and not avalible seprate in canada. Stopped the up and down idle issuse. they...
by bsabc
Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:53 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: 1990 STD Hatch Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2391

Re: 1990 STD Hatch Problem

yep the sensor is on the tb itself and is calibrated at the factory.there are ways to do the calibration yourself but the part used is so cheap it was easy to swap.the tear could also cause problems.its all about the vacum read.the computer keeps trying to find a happy place and doesnt see the numbe...
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my year with hondas
Replies: 1
Views: 1070

my year with hondas

hey guys thought i would tell about my year with the civics.After two years problem free with the 90 dx 1.5 5 spd dual point i got the idle issuse that seems to happen to a lot of us.the replacement of the throttle body assembly seems to work for now. My 93 si i gave to my stepson 20 years old and h...
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: Who-Is-Who
Topic: How Did You Hear About CIVIC4G?
Replies: 114
Views: 115739

Re: How Did You Hear About CIVIC4G?

found you from a link from the honda hi bred web site. great info for swaps for a site that i dont think is active anymore
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: need serious help
Replies: 9
Views: 2743

Re: need serious help

are you showing any codes.sounds like a lot of us are going thru the same problem.my dx would rev up and down then die at stoplight and bog out at part throttle.the tb sensor was the part that seemed to work best.i am wondering if the throttle body sensors have a life span that we have all reached.i...
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: relays by headlight
Replies: 5
Views: 1722

Re: relays by headlight

they should be the air conditioning clutch relay and the air conditioning condenser fan relay. the cooling fan relay can also be there as well as the air condition diode but are more often on the right fender inner panel
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Gauge cluster issue...
Replies: 15
Views: 6868

Re: Gauge cluster issue...

did you try the wreckers.they do have the best prices.this one seems to be the closest to you.around 30 miles.if it works like it does in ont if they dont have one they will put it upon the wrecker list and find one.at andys here in london ont they go for 25.00 August Pohl Auto Wreckers Contact Info...
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: 1990 STD Hatch Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2391

Re: 1990 STD Hatch Problem

my 91 did the same thing and it ended up being a throttle body sensor.just got a throttle body from the wreckers and it worked. here in canada it is hard to get parts for less than the whole peice as the dual point are calibrated to the body they come on.heard that the sensor is still avalible by it...
by bsabc
Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: Bad mpg 90 DX hb
Replies: 2
Views: 960

Re: Bad mpg 90 DX hb

acording to the fuel mpg site the avg mpg for your car is 26 miles combined with a few real world est at 30 combined. i have got close to 35 in the 5 speed but the auto is always closer to 25
by bsabc
Sun May 05, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First car:civic 1990 cx
Replies: 10
Views: 4441

Re: First car:civic 1990 cx

welcome to the site ,that is the cleanest cx i've seen in a long time.Good buy and nothing wrong with a stock civic.
I bet the bug will get ya and it wont stay like that for long.Just head to importfeast this summer and you will be dreaming of a differnt kind of b
by bsabc
Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: window regulator
Replies: 9
Views: 4535

Re: window regulator

the regulator are 25.00 up here but there are only two left both have some rust but work.The guy at the yard said the best way to get a good conditon one would be to look up a yard in texas or new mexico tru yellow pages online and get one thats never seen snow.you could also try the auto glass shop...
by bsabc
Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: window regulator
Replies: 9
Views: 4535

Re: window regulator

I'll check this weekend at the wreckers here in London.this weekend and see if there are any here and let you know.the Canadian model should be the same as yours except we don't have door mounted seat belts.Still cost for shipping but should be duty free
by bsabc
Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need new alternator
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: Need new alternator

seeing as you said pep boys that be in the us.i have two champions in my si and dx,both remanufactured from parts source here in canada.They came with a 3 year warenty and the mounting bracket bolt so it saves time to install.I just cut off wheel the old one and your set. Never had a problem with th...
by bsabc
Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clutch problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1243

Re: Clutch problem

I had had this happen in my si and it needed a clutch and my dx now needs the same repair.You could try adjusting the cable but it will more then likely need a new clutch.Here in Ontario Canada they run from 160.00up to 360.00 depending where you buy it.The best option is a clutch kit from E-bay wit...
by bsabc
Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coolant leak
Replies: 6
Views: 2125

Re: Coolant leak

It appears in the vid to be coming out of the intake manifold just above the water bypass hose. Might be correded and need to be replaced with one from the wreckers .There is a good pic on page on page 3-32 in chilton manual but i cant figure how to post it up for you.Maybe Sandman has a way to put ...