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RPMs going up and down
This is most likely caused by a faulty Idle Air Control valve (IAC valve). This valve regulates the speed of the engine's idle by creating a controlled vacuum leak in the intake manifold. It is also possible that there may...
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My car wont start
Hello. If the engine will crank and not start then we would need to see if it is lacking spark, fuel, or compression. If it does not have a spark then the ignition system needs to be diagnosed. If it...
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Engine turns over but won't start
The ignition coil, ignition control module, or distributor rotor can all fail without warning, leading to a no start. The reason I am leaning towards an ignition system issue is that the vehicle was running before you went to the...
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Crank No Start
The oil leaking from the distributor is just an oil leak. It will not cause your car to not start. There are two places the oil can leak from on your car though. The distributor mounting seal and there is...
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Crank No Start
First I would like to apologize for the delay to your answer. I apparently did not click send when I first answered it. The oil leaking from your distributor is not likely to cause a no start condition. Your...
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Clutch problems
As long as you can safely shift the transmission without grinding the gears, and the clutch is shifting you should be fine. This sounds like an issue with the clutch hydraulic system. You may be able to have a mechanic,...
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Cannot hold rpm in neutral, rpm bounces in rhythm
This may be related to a couple of different possibilities. What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior...
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All tires are locked car won't move at all
Your parking brakes may have seized. Try to jack up a back wheel and see if it can be turned to see if the brakes seized? If it did then you will need to have the parking brake cable and...
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B18C Integra screeching sometimes during idle and at low rpm 1.5k. Screeching stops on idle when AC is on.
Hi there. If you're talking about the quick tapping noise in the video, it is likely that this is caused by the drive or serpentine belt pulley's being worn out and requiring replacement. If the noise goes away when the...
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white smoke coming out of tailpipe after changing head gasket engine oil is very low car has tons of power
Hi there. A common problem that occurs after a head gasket is damaged is that valve guides or piston rings will also be damaged. Plus, if the engine was not fully removed and disassembled, it's likely that there is additional...
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Engine will not stay started. I have replaced idle control valve map sensor spark plugs spark plug wires no check engine light is
You have a problem with the distributor assembly. I recommend replacing the distributor assembly. This will replace all the possible sensors and coil for the ignition and fix the problem you have.
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I have a crank no start issue. I'm not getting any spark
It seems like you have addressed the common culprits that can cause a no spark situation. However another component that is a common failure point in Acura / Honda products of that era is the ignitor. The ignition ignitor is...
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Driverside engine vibration at warm idle.
Hi there. Quite often the type of vibration you are describing can be caused by a loose motor mount. It's not uncommon for only one side to wear out, but as one becomes loose, excessive pressure is applied to the...
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Car is idling at high rpm's and when the days are hot the car cranks but doesn't turn on and also exhaust is smoking when i rev it
Hello - your symptoms suggest worn piston rings or valve stem seals (smoking), and a possible air leak in the intake, or idle air control valve sticking open (high idle). Both are signs of a higher-mileage engine with significant wear....
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I have a 1994 acura integra in great shape but when I come to a stop while in traffic my car idles weird and acts like it wants to die
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Some mornings (the past couple of mornings) my car wouldn't start, not even turn over, 1991 Acura Integra
Hello - I believe your "no start" or "hard start" is a problem with the Neutral Safety switch (sometimes called a "range sensor". It determines that your transmission is in either Park or Neutral, and allows the car to start....
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Headlight on the passenger side keeps going out. Have replaced the bulb and the ballast.
Hi there. Check the harness to the headlight with the headlight switch on and see if there is a voltage present. If there is a voltage, then check for resistance on the ground side of the harness. If there is...
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F20B engine felt and sounded like it scraped against something while driving. Now the car cranks but won't start.
The scraping noise was the timing belt rubbing on the timing cover. The issue could be the timing belt may have jumped a tooth. This will cause the engine to have a no start condition. Check the timing on the...
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Cv joint keeps breaking
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be experiencing one of several different issues. The first thing to consider is the quality of the replacement you purchased. Re-manufactured CV joints are not terribly uncommon. When you purchase the...
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Car not starting - maybe ignition coil?
You will need to take out one spark plug wire off a spark plug and put it near a ground with a screw driver or spark tester installed and crank engine to see if there is spark. If no spark...

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