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Lost heaps of power and don't know why?? Please help

Discussion in 'Civic and del Sol - EG and EK' started by ilikehondas, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. ilikehondas

    ilikehondas New Member

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    I have a 92 civic with a d16 y4 motor in it due to the original blowing up. About 6 weeks ago I head the head done because of a blown gasket, and the other morning driving to work I shifted from 2nd to 3rd then accelerated then suddenly the power dropped out and stalled, ever since then my civic has had no balls at all struggles to keep going, any suggestions on what it would be would be great thanks.
     
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    chadcharb Well-Known Member VIP

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    sounds like somebody did some bad machine work or you istalled the head incorrectly...have you done a wet and dry compression check? i would do this and then post the results you'll get a lot more help
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    could be anything.... not even related.

    bad plug/wire/coil
    bad gas
    fuel filter
    pump
    etc
     
  4. pooksy64

    pooksy64 RidetilldeathdousparT

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    more info needed, what have you looked @, and/or tested?
     
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    ilikehondas New Member

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    I haven't checked, we came across a crack inthe exhaust manifold and I got it fixed but stillthe same, i hve it booked in for a service and re tension in a fewdays, illpost what happens
     
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    Magana559 The Warden

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    any check engine lights?
     
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    it happened when u started to accelerate? sounds like it could possibly be a spun bearing. check what everyone else says to. ive had a spark wire go out and it did that when i gave it 3/4+ gas. check the map sensor also.
     
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    pooksy64 RidetilldeathdousparT

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    for service? u dont want to work on your own car? j/w
     
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    ilikehondas New Member

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    I'd work on it if I knew how to lol, but yeh I took it to the shop and it turns out it was they key way for the camshaft that snapped so all the timing for the valves an sparking were out,
     
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    I had a spun bearing happen in my z6, didnt lose much power but I definately heard a death knock.
     
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