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Civic engine problems

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by weirdman77, Oct 27, 2003.

  1. weirdman77

    weirdman77 Junior Member

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    Mar 3, 2003
    Hi i have a 93 civic hatch Dx.
    the problem is is that when i am in 1st gear the the car dosn't acclerate smooth
    after a few thousand rpms you can feal the engine start to kick in
    when i drive in the rain you can really tell because when i floor it it dosn't get rubber and when the engine kicks in i get rubber
    it kinda feals like vtec but i know it is not a vtec engine

    if anyone has had this happen or can tell me how to fix it please respond thanks
  2. Revolveu2

    Revolveu2 Junior Member

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    Oct 25, 2003
    Carol Stream, IL

    Sounds like a fuel filter/fuel pump problem. Sounds like it is starving for fuel at idle and under load.

    Try changing the fuel filter. Check fuel pressure and volume that the pump is putting out.
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