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Car dosent not stay on and it's running very rich
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After starting, the transmission will not go into gear
Hi there. Did you replace the pilot bearing when replacing the clutch assembly? A frozen or seized pilot bearing will behave as you describe. Since you mention having to revert to stock clutch components, it is necessary to confirm proper...
Stuck bolt preventing access to timing belt
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At 60 mph tachometer fluctuates between 3000 and red line
Hello. The Electric Code Detector is a component of the fuse block that detects increased electrical power needed and increases the idle speed to allow the alternator to provide more power. There is a specific test from Honda to determine...
Car no longer stays on with revving after starting
Hey there, thanks for writing in. Have a mechanic check fuel supply under these circumstances: adequate fuel pressure (fuel pump operation, clogged fuel filter, fuel pump relay and fuses, etc.). It also sounds like your battery is weak. If you...
After short drive, car will not restart on next trip
Hello there, thanks for writing in about your 1989 Honda CRX. The main (fuel pump) relay and the ignition control module are known contenders for this Honda hot-start problem. A professional mechanic, such as YourMechanic, can help with diagnosis and...

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