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#44 of 93 Re: 2003 Accord engine fried? [blueiedgod]
Aug 31, 2007 (8:11 am)
Well it is suspicious to me that they are claiming that an oil change 4K miles ago, is the cause of this problem. You would think that if something was wrong with the change, it would show in the first month and 500 miles of the change.
Unfortunately, I'm not sure how you could prove or disprove anything at this point. Either way it's outside of the warranty period, correct....so Honda isn't on the hook to HAVE to pay for anything.
You might consider replacing the engine with one from a pre-owned wrecked vehicle (side or rear).
#45 of 93 i have a 1992 honda accord lx wagon and i really need some help
Sep 13, 2007 (12:06 pm)
my car rpm was going up and down but i took care of that now if im just park and i acelerated the car to 4000 rpm or anithing and hold my gas pedal on a specific rpm my rpm guage goes up and down ,also when im driving my car runs fine for a moment but then it stall so i stop pressing the gas pedal and then pressed again but it does the same i"ve been trying to figure out was wrong but cant find the problem please i need help some body please thanks for your time
#46 of 93 strange noise.. accord '97
Oct 20, 2007 (1:44 am)
hi! can someone help me with the strange noise on my honda accord 97 model. it sounds like my bearing squeaking and usually when the engine is warm already, if i step on the gas. the sound will disappear. i tried changing bearings from timing belt, also water pump and, still the sound is there. i believe its on the left side part of the engine (facing the engine). is it my transmission? i have automatic transmission.
#47 of 93 Re: strange noise.. accord '97 [accord_97]
Oct 20, 2007 (5:03 am)
Take the accessories belt off, start the engine, and see if the sound is gone. If it is, then one of your accessories (or the tensioner) is bad. Turn the pulleys by hand, and see if you can feel or hear the problem.
If it doesn't stop, then the problem is internal to engine or transmission.
External accessories are usually the problem.
#48 of 93 99 honda accord sensor locations
Oct 20, 2007 (10:55 am)
I'm having the engine on my 1999 Honda Accord 4 cylinder sedan replaced (turns out it had a blown head gasket when I bought it and the engine had been seriously abused. Just easier to replace it.) The problem is, there is a connection at the very back of the engine, underneath the plenum, that doesn't seem to have anything to connect to. The Honda dealership/maintenance guys say that yes, it is supposed to connect to something. We've looked in the aftermarket maintenance books and can't find anything. When we disconnected those connectors from the original engine, one of them totally disintegrated. At present, the newly installed engine won't start. Any ideas?
#49 of 93 2003 Accord LX vs. 2008 Accord LX both I4s
Dec 23, 2007 (2:10 pm)
I just have a question. Yesterday I was on a website comparing these two vehicles and it said that the 03 was rated at 160 Horsepower at 5500 rpm and the 2008 is rated at 190 Horsepower at 7000 rpm. It makes sense that there would be more power at higher rpm's, but wouldn't most people want to keep the engine out of redline? Isn't that what we're always told to protect the engine?
Anyway, since the one is rated 160 at 5500 and the other is rated 190 at 7000 wouldn't that mean that they are both about the same? I'm not positive about this, but it's just been something I've wondered about.
Thanks to any who respond.
#50 of 93 Re: 2003 Accord LX vs. 2008 Accord LX both I4s [tankbeans]
Dec 23, 2007 (5:08 pm)
They are both 2.4 liters. The torque is about the same. I would think the 190 would be more fun with a manual and less noticible with an auto. Search the threads,someone was comparing them and/or test drive them both in you preferred configuration to see which you prefer for the money.
#51 of 93 Re: strange noise.. accord '97 [kiawah]
Dec 23, 2007 (7:44 pm)
hi kiawah! thank you for replying to my problem.. i'm not really sure but my suspect is it might be my transmission.. any ideas how i can fix that? or how much would it cost to fix that?
When i try to put my gear from neutral/drive to D4 of the engine. it would take about 1.5 seconds to accelerate.. is this also a problem? tnx..
#52 of 93 Re: 2003 Accord LX vs. 2008 Accord LX both I4s [tankbeans]
Dec 23, 2007 (8:28 pm)
the 2008 is rated at 190 Horsepower at 7000 rpm. It makes sense that there would be more power at higher rpm's, but wouldn't most people want to keep the engine out of redline?
It's close, but not quite redline. Redline starts at 7100rpm.
#53 of 93 Re: 2003 Accord LX vs. 2008 Accord LX both I4s [tankbeans]
Dec 23, 2007 (11:29 pm)
Not to nitpick, but the 2003 Accord LX actually has closer to 156 horsies based on the new rating system for hp (if you are comparing apples-to-apples - the 2008 Accord uses the new SAE test procedures for hp).
Also, the 2008 Accord LX has 177hp, not 190hp. The EX and EX-L models have the 190hp at 7000 RPM. The LX model's 177hp engine doesn't rev quite as high.