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Old 05-May-2005, 09:49 PM
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no pull?

for the last coupe of days my engine has been slacking, theres no significant pull when i step on it, it kinda jus eases its way to 60km/h, i cleaned the throttle body, and i'm not sure to check the condition of the throttle cable, other than that can any1 suggest anything that my be wrong?
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Old 05-May-2005, 10:17 PM
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ur motor might be tired lolol to much beating on it
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Old 05-May-2005, 10:26 PM
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HONDA = How Odd, No Damn Acceleration.

On a serious note, when was the last time the car was tuned up? ie. cap, rotor, plugs, air filter etc etc.
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i just did the plugs last week, i have to put in the new wires i picked up yetserday along with the cap and rotor, the aire filter was done last summer. i still have to do the fuel filter though.

the change was a big changs, could those tune up parts casu THAT much of a difference?

i just got a d16y7 swap 2 weeks ago, i'm gna b royaly pissed if the guy gave me a crap *** engine, if the tune up doesent help, i think i might jus take it back, and tell him i want a b engine and i;ll pay the diff

thx for you input guys
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try getting some seafoam if you've done that regular tune up stuff already... How about Fuel Filter did you change that as well? IS your idle regular? It could be a vacuum leak of some kind
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i dun have tach, but the engine sound i'm not sure about the idle
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yea u should try a fuel filter i was having the same problem my car was ball less and some days wouldn't start the stuff in the fuel filter was like mud
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Ummm, how much "pull" were you expecting from a 1.6 SOHC motor? If you were expecting to be pushed back into your seat on acceleration, well then, I'm sorry, but that ain't gonna happen.
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