Q: Cylinder honing

asked by on

Hi i want to hone the cylinders on my focus, my question is that standard rings and larger rings are given as a choice for purchase. Can i hone the cylinders and still use standard rings and pistons?

My car has 175000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Generally, honing the cylinders will not take off any material on the inside of the cylinder walls which means you should be able to purchase the standard sized rings assuming you do not take any material off of the inside of the cylinder walls. What is important to note is the size of the honing tool you are using. Be sure that this is the correct size for the cylinder bore you are honing.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Cylinder honing

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My car keeps blowing oil sending units

Hi there - I suspect you have a blown head gasket. Having coolant in the oil is a classic blown head gasket symptom, and having very high oil pressure means combustion pressure is being leaked into the oil passages. This...

Q: Vehicle won't shift into 4th. High rpm at 60 and won't shift but get a pcv code

Too much air flowing into the intake causes the engine to lean out, as a result of too much air in relation to the fuel and misfire. At an idle, the PCV valve restricts air flow, to reduce this problem....

Q: Engine revving when going over 30 mph. Problem with the 3rd gear?

Hey there. It sounds like your clutch may be worn to the point of slipping. The engine revving but the vehicle speed not matching in 3rd gear is typically an early indication of the clutch being worn. When the clutch/pressure...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...