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My civic shut off due too over heating, does it have a safely feature on it
Overheating the engine can damage the engine mechanically as well as electronics. If the engine does not crank at all, then in all likelihood, the engine has suffered mechanical damage. If it cranks but does not start, there can be...
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My car overheated and shut down I the highway I'm replacing the head gasket but wasn't set to tdc before belt was removed and my
All you have to do is put your number one piston to top dead center with piston all the way up. Then before installing the head back on the engine put the crankshaft at top dead center aligning the timing...
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Switching vtec engine d17a2 to d17a on a 2001 Honda Civic.
Hi there. The main difference between the two engines are the cylinder heads. The cylinder blocks are the same and will bolt up to the transmission. You can swap the engine out, but make sure that all of the sensors...
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Leaking coolant
The leak source could be as trivial (and easy to fix) as an improperly tightened coolant drain plug on the block to the more serious, which could be a continued leak at the head gasket due to a faulty installation...
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What all should be replaced I'd my head gasket blows, cuz I ordered 2 head gasket kits and was just curious what all I should i do
I would recommend replacing anything you had to remove as well as anything that replacement is made easier with the cylinder head removed. If you removed the intake and exhaust manifolds to remove the head, replace the intake and exhaust...
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What can it be
If you have to over rev the motor to get the vehicle to move then your clutch is slipping and not connecting the motor to the transmission. You will need to have the clutch assembly replaced and the flywheel resurfaced...
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P0740 - Torque converter clutch malfunction.
Hi there. The torque converter clutch code has came on for the input shaft sensor has picked up a different speed when the engine is running. The clutch is slipping in and out of lock. Check the transmission fluid and...
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I have to fill my radiator and reserve tank almost every week.
Hi there. If the leaks to the cooling system are visible on the ground, then there is an external leak on the cooling system. Check all of the hose clamps to the radiator and water pump. Also, look to see...
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Should I change my rotors?
If your rotors do not have a good clean smooth surface for the new pads to ride on then the pads will not be able to seat properly. This can lead to vehicle pull to one side or lack of...
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I failed my emissions test and got a P0440 Diagnostic Code
Hi there. Unfortunately, today's modern cars, trucks and SUV's are not as easy to diagnose as older vehicles used to be. In regards to your Honda and the error code you discovered, the P0440 OBD-II code is a generic code...
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Vibration at low and highway speeds caused by accident.
Hi there. Check the alignment of the wheels on the vehicle. The wheels could be set back causing the vehicle to vibrate at any speed. If you need further assistance with your vehicle vibrating after an accident, then seek out...
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IS IT SAFE TO DRIVE WHEN THE EPS LIGHT BIS ON??
I really can't tell you that YES it is or NO it is not safe to drive. But I would say that if the steering does not feel right, it would be a safer option to have it towed. ...
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i already took off the wheel hub and bought the wheel bearing so how much would you charge to exchange the wheel bearing?
Hi there. If you would like one of our mobile mechanics to come to your location and complete the service, please fill out this request for a wheel bearing replacement; as we need further information for you in order to...
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No crank no start
Hi there. If you were driving, and the engine revved high during a gear change and you heard a "pop" or "bang", it's quite possible that either a drive or serpentine belt broke, or worse, internal engine damage occurred. Regardless,...
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Three of my Civic's power windows fail to operate simultaneously. are they having the same power switch problem?
Hello, thank you for writing in. At first it sounds as if the "child locks" have been turned on, make sure this is not the case. The power for the windows comes from the main and under dash fuse boxes,...
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TRANSMISSION PROBLEM
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid or a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle...
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Why would there be smoke coming from under my hood and now my car does not shift 2001 Honda Civic
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. The first thing that needs to be determined is where the smoke is coming from. That may be directly related to the shifting if it is due to leaking transmission...
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honda civic lx wont start
Initially, the goal would be to get the car running but it sounds like there may be some unresolved engine faults based on your mention of the multiple diagnostic codes that were downloaded. A Code Scanner should be used to...
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Charging system failure.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have an issue with your charging system not maintaining the correct charge on the battery. This can be caused by a faulty alternator, bad wiring connection or in some cases a bad voltage...

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