As you have your ear close to the opening to the fuel tank you will hear the pump come on and run for a few seconds and then shut down…. First thing, fully charge up the battery and check that all the connection are clean and tight. A few days ago, my boyfriend went to take it to work, started it, and it ran for a couple seconds, then died. Passenger side, up under glove box. In reality, the majority of your engines power capabilities come from head design. He said that he cranked it and gave it some gas but it did not start after that. Honda got rid of the del sol.
Tried adding more oil because it was low and spraying some ether into the throttle body. This does considerably reduce the maximum possible power output from these engines. Use a timing light to make sure the distributor is right. This is definitely not the cheap swap. Turn the ignition On and begin troubleshooting as indicated by the tester, following its prompts to diagnose the error. I had a mechanic come out and check everything. Please or to join the conversation.
This is not meant to be a substitute for information in the factory service manuals or the product service training manuals. There will always be long flashes before short flashes. Update: Nearly 3 months in and this distributor is still holding strong! Optional, Performance exhaust: Your stock exhaust, particularly your stock catalytic converter will act as a cork to your newfound power. If codes other than those listed are indicated, count the number of blinks again. But which engine should you go for? Also, I will look into checking the fuel rail and getting a timing light.
There is another way to offset the understeer problem but most ppl don't want to go through with it. The steering rack is mounted to your sub frame which is located under the lower half of the firewall. Idle mixture adjuster sensor disconnected, idle mixture adjuster sensor ciruit open, faulty idle mixture adjuster. There is a short pause between each flash long or short and a long pause between 2 error codes. Clearing Codes Disconnect the negative battery cable for at least 10 seconds to clear codes. Shift Linkage: These rods connect the shifter knob to the transmission.
The D16Y8 is the 6th gen. Block surface and the bottom of the head are totally different. To help you wade through this mess, First I'll talk about the different engine choices, and then I'll talk about head swapping choices and its benefits. Turn the ignition On and begin troubleshooting as indicated by the tester, following its prompts to diagnose the error. Even more by adding the small bolt-ons.
The C1 is better suited for forced induction and would cost less in the long run. You can check out www. Either way the head needs to pulled and repaired. But most ppl want to go the other way by stripping everything out of the interior, effectively making it worse. One of the main problems is that Vtec enabled blocks were designed to rev allot higher than their non-Vtec counterparts.
The number of short flashes indicates the number in the 1s column. Use a spark tester to verify steady spark, test the ignition coil, make sure the new distributor is properly installed and all wires are connected to the right terminals. Additionally it was a comparatively low compression engine which means that turbocharging to decent levels is possible without the need to spend hundreds on rods or pistons. This effectively makes your weight distribution even worse than what it was before. Also between the generations, small changes were made in an effort to produce more power and better mileage. This allows the ability to transplant various other engines from other H-cars without too much fuss. Axles: Makes sense that you need the axles that fit the transmission.
The downside to these cheaper engines is their Rod to Stroke ratio. Codes are displayed in ascending order. I think the engine is flooded? If you're not too tech savvy yet would like to try, there are great YouTube videos on Honda distributor replacement not specifically for Del Sol. Honda specifies testing these sensors using resistance measurements, and all three passed. This is the most desired swap candidate.
The reason I point this out is because all 5th and 6th gen. Turn the ignition On and begin troubleshooting as indicated by the tester, following its prompts to diagnose the error. Whenever they want to swap engines, they all go for the B16. There are really two choices for dealing the B20 as far as power goes. One of the guys suggested getting the fuel rails checked to make sure the fuel pump was pressurizing correctly.
Dx and Lx engine pushing 102hp 5900 rpm and 98 lb. If you have some money, you could get a 4-piston caliper upgrade with extra large rotors with great pads. You will read error codes on the gauge cluster, on the Malfunction Indicator Lamp. The down side is the fact that the engine also weighs about 200 lbs. That would need you to research a possible test for it.