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2001 Honda Civic Question: what could be causing car to lose power and exhaust manifold to turn red hot?

 

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Visitor, 1.7L 4 Cylinder, Hilo, HI, August 13, 2011, 13:49

does this after driving about 15 minutes. changed exhaust manifold and system, ignition coils and still does same thing

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    mastertech6371 August 13, 2011, 14:58
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    retarded timing cause excessive heat and the manifold to glow.
    you need to have the timing checked both ignition and the timing belt.

    Roy

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