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03-05-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By 01tl4tl

SOME plugs? please tell me you purchased the...

SOME plugs? please tell me you purchased the CORRECT NGK in plain or Iridium or iridium IX, ~8-10 dollars EACH
and nothing less is acceptable- no kidding
2 buck chuck spark plugs are not ok with...
02-28-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By 01tl4tl

So you ran crud gas thru that should have had...

So you ran crud gas thru that should have had Seafoam added to get that nastiness out, then repeat seafoam thru a tank at 2 oz per gal of fuel.
Now you have to clear ECU system memory by removing...
02-27-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By 01tl4tl

Look at the valve cover bolts- leaking- bolt...

Look at the valve cover bolts- leaking- bolt seals known weak point-and with them loose the valve cover gasket lets some oil seep out just like pic!
Give a gentle 10 foot pounds torque on the v/c...
02-27-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 210,363
Posted By 01tl4tl

You dont use the old TC because its loaded up...

You dont use the old TC because its loaded up with crud from your failed clutches, the reason you had to change trans!

Its better to get a new or rebuilt one than chance ruining your swap. There...
02-26-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,551
Posted By 01tl4tl

Inspect the calipers- and guide pins lubrication...

Inspect the calipers- and guide pins lubrication and movement as noted above.
All pads need bedding, just not all tell you that!
Bedding is the transfer of pad material to rotor, that gives you...
03-21-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By 01tl4tl

that hose fall off is a common issue- zip tie it...

that hose fall off is a common issue- zip tie it on!
If the fan runs more than 1-2 minutes after shutdown= you likely have a failed fan sensor A
its a really important part as it tells the fan when...
03-11-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,955
Posted By 01tl4tl

80kmiles since last egr port cleaning?- its due...

80kmiles since last egr port cleaning?- its due for that again !! no kidding every 75 per fsttyms1
why would you replace the egr valve- usually just a spray of some lube on its arm is all thats...
03-09-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,149
Posted By 01tl4tl

while in there ck the battery NEG cable- it likes...

while in there ck the battery NEG cable- it likes to come loose inside its connector that bolts to the car frame, under battery
03-03-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By 01tl4tl

mount the ballast on the back of bumper rail or...

mount the ballast on the back of bumper rail or inside fender panel where it will be hidden and protected from water.
See pics on threads in this forum.

tuck extra wire under the light housing...
03-03-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,955
Posted By 01tl4tl

you installed the correct $8 each NGK iridium or...

you installed the correct $8 each NGK iridium or Platinum spark plugs,
not some 2 buck specials?!

Had the codes ckd at parts store yet?
Do you get a CEL light on dash?
03-03-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,955
Posted By 01tl4tl

remove the inspection cover on bottom of engine...

remove the inspection cover on bottom of engine to trans connection, 2- 10mm head bolts
If bad rear main engine oil seal = there will be oil there
Wipe it up so its not dripping on the hot exhaust...
03-03-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By 01tl4tl

I would be inclined to think a dirty IACV and...

I would be inclined to think a dirty IACV and clogged egr passage inside intake manifold are behind the rpm issue,,those are diy cleaning jobs, about 2 hours at a casual pace.

If you think its got...
02-10-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By 01tl4tl

What are you running for brake pads? Its...

What are you running for brake pads?

Its always a good idea to flush the brake fluid before- and after a track day..before driving home.
back in the day: Showroom Stock/Improved type class, we...
01-31-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By 01tl4tl

You have to buy a small pack $2 of Waterproof...

You have to buy a small pack $2 of Waterproof Female spade bits size 14/16 and some heat shrink tubing to cover the assemblage. Waterproof connector is not required, but gives you extra safety...
01-31-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By 01tl4tl

Read about the 3x3 method of atf change - to make...

Read about the 3x3 method of atf change - to make sure its only got the newest honda spec = DW-1 fluid in it.
You never know what shops will put in~
The trans will only give up 3 qts of its 7.3 qt...
12-21-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By 01tl4tl

I would do the intake manifold removal and clean...

I would do the intake manifold removal and clean the egr system from one end to the other! under 2 hours diy at casual pace with breaks, need 3 cans carb cleaner and a wire coat hanger (no kidding)...
12-12-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,802
Posted By 01tl4tl

its the same as 99 except more ports to clean on...

its the same as 99 except more ports to clean on the manifold- 1 per cylinder versus only 1

the DIY on here should lead you thru it fine
TB to spacer gasket replace =YES, new IACV COVER gasket...
12-11-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By 01tl4tl

you need to clean the iacv properly- if you look...

you need to clean the iacv properly- if you look at pics its a small rod with an air slit that gets clogged, and the rod must freely rotate in its chamber.
Plus the electrical part of it has been...
12-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By 01tl4tl

note 0 degrees camber is the spec and no reason...

note 0 degrees camber is the spec and no reason for it to be off unless something important is BENT or the shocks are so worn they allowed the car to sag = negative camber (top of tire points in)
...
12-09-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By 01tl4tl

the point being- disclosing ALL that you know...

the point being- disclosing ALL that you know about the car is important when looking for oddball problems and fix, While a new strut may mean yadayda- important things like a 2 year long thunk and...
12-07-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By 01tl4tl

Do that ^ ^ ^ , also put it on the rack and...

Do that ^ ^ ^ , also put it on the rack and start testing parts by hand and eyes until you find the worn out control arm bushings or something in that system between the wheel and the rack

If...
11-22-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By 01tl4tl

redo the burping following the Honda book...

redo the burping following the Honda book procedure which is running the engine at idle till fans cycle-
then 2000 rpm till fans cycle, more idle till fans..top off as needed
ck level in morning...
11-01-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,558
Posted By 01tl4tl

what did you replace them with? the oe parts--...

what did you replace them with? the oe parts-- used are worthless!

The ballast get dripped on by moisture draining from inside a leaking headlight housing!
That fries them, takes out the...
10-06-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By 01tl4tl

if more than 100kmiles on the spark plugs they...

if more than 100kmiles on the spark plugs they are overdue for replacement
AND may need 1 coil

get 2 cans of seafoam, wallyworld or Oreillys special now is just under 8 dollars a can and worth...
10-01-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,688
Posted By 01tl4tl

odd to have a side motor mount fail on its own,...

odd to have a side motor mount fail on its own, normal is front goes-- then after some months of driving that way- the side mount fails

Clicking can be in the CV joint bearings
Have you listened...
09-21-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,275
Posted By 01tl4tl

very few places replace or even bother to clean...

very few places replace or even bother to clean and regrease the slider plates/spring plates where the main pad to bracket motion is taking place, or the slider pins inside the boots that allow the...
09-10-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113,230
Posted By 01tl4tl

multi cyl misfire codes are OFTEN the result of 1...

multi cyl misfire codes are OFTEN the result of 1 bad coil, you can swap a few - reset the ECU and retest to see if code followed coil , or buy 1 and go thru pulling power one at a time- when there...
09-02-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By 01tl4tl

KEY THING!!!!! NEVER PUSH THE BRAKE PEDAL ALL THE...

KEY THING!!!!! NEVER PUSH THE BRAKE PEDAL ALL THE WAY TO THE FLOOR WHEN BLEEDER IS OPENED.
The oring inside master cyl rod gets damaged.
If helper doesn't know how to stop pushing and hold midway,...
09-01-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By 01tl4tl

that's good to hear! Many organizations and car...

that's good to hear! Many organizations and car clubs rent the track during the week,
ck track schedule of use for more info- or the TH office knows!
Most clubs are happy to have another entry-...
08-25-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By 01tl4tl

the fuse has been tested with 12 volt light or a...

the fuse has been tested with 12 volt light or a multi-meter set on Ohms Infinite
NO guessing allowed!
Another thread that's near this one on the list mentions a main controller for ac...
08-25-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By 01tl4tl

WHEN that part fails- and it will at some point...

WHEN that part fails- and it will at some point if not replaced now, the engine does a self- destruct number on the pistons and valves

Note: in the diy threads and threads on tbelt job- we always...
08-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,382
Posted By 01tl4tl

ck out our DIY section, its a couple of lines...

ck out our DIY section, its a couple of lines down the main thread titles,
where you started in this section, look for `NEW Official 2nd gen TL DIY..`
you cant miss it!
08-07-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,382
Posted By 01tl4tl

I would run Seafoam thru the gas tank before...

I would run Seafoam thru the gas tank before removing the injectors
Cleaning them is a specialized shops job- you often have to send them in the mail
Why do you think they are clogged

Has...
08-06-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,534
Posted By 01tl4tl

ck out the diy or thread titled seat heat fixed...

ck out the diy or thread titled seat heat fixed for $3
it details removal of the seat and its cover
Hog Ring pliers are the tool for opening and closing those round clamps- they are cheap at...
07-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,337
Posted By 01tl4tl

that's correct- we have a filter SOCK that goes...

that's correct- we have a filter SOCK that goes over the pump inlet
It is not called for replacement unless the car fails fuel pressure test- Number of times I have heard of that happening = 0
...
07-24-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By 01tl4tl

the valve might be bent on its sealing edge, or...

the valve might be bent on its sealing edge, or the rod part of it will get bent
Not sure if adjusting will work to determine if bad
Using a new belt and turning the engine with the crank bolt- by...
07-24-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By 01tl4tl

Is this car new to you? how many total miles on...

Is this car new to you? how many total miles on it? sounds like the 105 service was never done,,,
how many miles did it go before this belt related problem started??
Others need warning!

re:...
07-24-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By 01tl4tl

ummm, can you handle bad news,,are you sitting...

ummm, can you handle bad news,,are you sitting down?
If the timing has come off, jumped a few teeth- the resultant contact between stuck-open exhaust valves and rising piston tops creates massive...
07-24-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By 01tl4tl

ck that new PCV, is it clogging already? Spend...

ck that new PCV, is it clogging already? Spend the 20 bucks at dealer for the genuine one
If a cheap one stopped the leak, then it was a pressure related issue, not a total seal failure- that's good...
07-22-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By 01tl4tl

probably needs a coil!!! and I have heard of...

probably needs a coil!!! and I have heard of totally clogged egr passage causing problems

reminder: Ck PCV on top of rear valve cover- that likes to get stuck closed - especially when the car sits...
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