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Old 04-Jun-2007, 11:59 PM
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Cool distributor problem

actually the problem is with the wiring of it, its a 91 civic, I just did a ZC Dohc swap and the wirring for the ZC distributor is not fitting and i dunt want to change the entire harness, between the too harnesses the difference is only two wire at the distributor, so if anyone have done this b4 it would be a lot of help if the could explain it to me , or some have the wiring diagrams for the two motors SOHC and DOHC.

Thanx for all the help guy.
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Old 05-Jun-2007, 04:34 AM
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did the same swap on my crx pretty easy wirieng....
heres an artical i found helpful:

On the Si distributor there is a 7 wire plug on the wiring harness, but only 5 plug connector on the ZC distributor, and there is a sensor on the exhaust cam, which is the cam angle sensor, that has no where to plug into. So this is what you do:

1.The Civic wiring on the distributor has an 8 pin connector and a 2 pin connector. The 2 pin connector from the Civic wiring harness will connect to the ZC disributor.

2. Pop out the 8 pin connector off the Civic engine wiring harness

3.This will expose 7 wires.




Orange/Blue stripe

White/Blue stripe

Blue/Yellow stripe

Blue/Green stripe

4. Pop the pins out of the square ZC plug, This will expose 5 wires.




Orange/Blue stripe

White/Blue stripe

5.Now you simply place the five pins in the square harness and get rid of the round Civic one.

6.You now have two extra wires which are Blue/Yellow and Blue/Green

7. These two wires go to the green plug on the crank angle sensor which comes off the exhaust cam. You’ll need to splice the wires, but make sure to use bullet connectors. If you

don’t you will lose to much power through the connection and the computer may throw a code.

The only problem is that you change the cylinder position sensor and that may cause you to throw cylinder position code. Which happened to me, so I disconnected the check engine light cause its annoying to have on all the time. But it will not have any effect on the way the engine runs.

info tooken from this site theres more info there as well...

basically pull all the wires out off the plug on the harness they come out pretty easy then put them in the plug from the other harness matching the wires then run the other 2 wires too the cam angle sensor in front on the dizzy...anymore indfo you need you can pm me as iv been threw all that already lol
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