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  1. Thread: EP3 Battery

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    The more fun part is how many people buy with the...

    The more fun part is how many people buy with the terminals the wrong way around (+ve at top right instead of top left) which means people rotate the battery and have the terminals uncomfortably...
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    You'd need to either: Get a km/h->mph...

    You'd need to either:

    Get a km/h->mph electronic adapter which sits behind the instrument cluster and adjusts the ~1.6x pulses to 1 pulse
    Replace the gearbox cog for the sensor and the cluster...
  3. Thread: 4-2-1

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    Backpressure and scavenging are a big thing with...

    Backpressure and scavenging are a big thing with NA engines. I think changing the exhaust manifold (and/or decat) without mapping on a K20 is generally a bad idea as it can cause the engine to run...
  4. Those look quite clean, you could probably just...

    Those look quite clean, you could probably just leave them.

    I have a tendency to replace the basics when I buy a new car though, so I know what the state of things is rather than guessing. It...
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    Sticky: To clear up any confusion on this (since I...

    To clear up any confusion on this (since I wondered too). Pin 4 is chassis ground, pin 5 is signal ground from the ECU; pin 9 is SCS from the ECU. Either of the grounds will work. Since the...
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    "For spares or repair"?

    "For spares or repair"?
  7. Thread: Workshop Manual

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    Schematics are available from lings parts site.

    Schematics are available from lings parts site.
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    Second request for pics of the dire wheel work. I...

    Second request for pics of the dire wheel work. I survive through the suffering of others.
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    You can't maintain negative pressure on the valve...

    You can't maintain negative pressure on the valve cover with the velocity stack in use?
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    I think mine's actually worse than that :( It's...

    I think mine's actually worse than that :( It's something I need to get to soon
  11. Thread: EML flashing

    by mike.h
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    I guess it could be damage to (or poor...

    I guess it could be damage to (or poor connection, or simply the age of) the coilpacks, it's a hard one to test though :(
  12. Thread: EML flashing

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    I believe that means the engine is experiencing...

    I believe that means the engine is experiencing misfires, be careful.
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    You'll annoy your neighbours because the fan...

    You'll annoy your neighbours because the fan doesn't kick in until the engine's warm, but hopefully that will help.

    Resetting the ECU will also mean the long-term fuel trim will be lost which...
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    To do an ECU reset: Turn the ignition switch OFF,...

    To do an ECU reset: Turn the ignition switch OFF, and remove the #6 ECU (ECM) fuse (15A) from the engine bay fuse box for 10 seconds.

    To do the idle-learn: from cold, make sure that all electrical...
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    A view of the ddsh/touchscreens ...

    A view of the ddsh/touchscreens


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLOWXr1limQ
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    Sure it's not to do with stability control? If...

    Sure it's not to do with stability control? If this wasn't a modern car you could be sideways in a hedge or something
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    Has someone (previous service, overzealous brake...

    Has someone (previous service, overzealous brake pad replacement mechanic, etc.) possibly adjusted the handbrake so there's no free play at all in the handle?

    With the rear brake partially...
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    Are you, first of all, sure that the slide pins...

    Are you, first of all, sure that the slide pins on the rear calipers aren't sticking?

    Have you lifted the centre console section that sits over the handbrake lever and loosened the adjuster so...
  19. Thread: Code po341

    by mike.h
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    Which model is it? If it's not en EK9 civic or a...

    Which model is it? If it's not en EK9 civic or a DC2 Integra then it'll have a cam chain. You'll also likely want a tensioner and new guides. If the noises coming from it are anything other than a...
  20. Thread: Code po341

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    Given the age/miles it's quite likely the chain...

    Given the age/miles it's quite likely the chain (or belt, if you have an EK9) has stretched, quite possibly skipped teeth, and the engine is now running out-of-phase (with the result being your...
  21. Thread: Code po341

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    Possible issues: Cam chain stretched or...

    Possible issues:


    Cam chain stretched or damaged
    Cam position sensor malfunctioning (less likely)


    How many miles has the car done? Has it had the cam chain replaced already? How...
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    I guess you could call it that. The video has it...

    I guess you could call it that. The video has it (above 4k rpm) but you need either decent headphones or a fair boost on the volume.

    There's no cat heatshield (or at least nothing directly wrapped...
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    Yeah, I was semi-hopeful someone might just have...

    Yeah, I was semi-hopeful someone might just have heard/had something similar, not expecting miracles.

    I'm in the South-East, West Sussex, near Horsham.

    Thanks Loxy.
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    Clearances were done end of 2017 (maybe 10,000Mi...

    Clearances were done end of 2017 (maybe 10,000Mi ago I think, I'll have to recheck that since I have the paperwork but hadn't added it to my spreadsheet), oil level is fine (was serviced at the...
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    Glad it's not just me then, I've had a few in...

    Glad it's not just me then, I've had a few in various places :|
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