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Hey Calista! Or anyone else in the know...

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by LordVader, Apr 13, 2005.

  1. LordVader

    LordVader Member

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    On my son's 92 Civic CX where would I find the connector for hooking up a scan tool? He's got CEL and it's running like CRAP....

    Thanks for the help...
     
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    OK....I found some good stuff in the Reference Materials section but that raised another question:

    Where's the ECU?
     
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    passanger side kick panel
     
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    Thanks, b204dr...
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    You don't use a scan tool for OBD I Civics :)

    Just jump the harness and read it from the CEL.
     
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    Yeah, I figured that one out already....Look at my sig and you'll see what I drive. It'll expain alot of why I didn't know any better.... :D

    Anyways, thanks for the help...
     
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    I believe that I have pinpointed this particular problem:
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    green plug hanging by the ecu area, put a paper clip or a wire to jump it. on your gauge cluster you will see the check engine light blinking, count them and check what code it is.
     
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    lol thats it for sure get a new motor
     
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    LOL...that's what's in it allright....

    Anyways, it threw a code 9 at me which is the CYP sensor which is located INSIDE the freakin' distributor.....my question now is do i replace the sensor or the whole distributor? Seems like to me it would be easier to just replace the whole thing.

    Another question: Why is the D15B8 such a bad engine?

    Again, I'm a Chevrolet freak (and an old man, LOL) and really don't know too much about these Honda's.....

    Thanks for the help guys.... :worthy:
     
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    For a daily driver its fine. Actually it probably gets pretty good gas mileage depends on how your son drives it. Of course there are "better" motors, which product more HP / TQ / and rev higher, but you don't really need that.
     
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    Have you EVER driven a CX? D15B8 has 70hp. 70. That's it. It's slower than an unconscious retarded kid. After driving my 89 Nissan Pathfinder with just unde 300k on it, when I drove the hatch down the road I thought 'wow, this is really slow'. Compared to a damn PATHFINDER!!
     
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    Opinions anyone????
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    It would probably be easier to just replace the whole distributor, and you should able to pick up one in a junkyard for under $10, at least here you can.
     
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