2003 Honda Accord Q&A
2003 Honda Accord Question: Why does Honda keep making an interference engine?
GOOD QUESTION. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ALSO. SINCE OTHER ENGINES PERFORM AS WELL AND ARE JUST AS DURABLE. NOT JUST HONDA EITHER. NOW ANY ENGINE IN THE RIGHT CONDITIONS CAN IN FACT HAVE INTERFERENCE WITH VALVES AND PISTONS IF IT GETS OUT OF TIME. WELL MAYBE A FEW EXCEPTIONS. - pushrod
Technicians answer: To teach consumers to perform preventative maintenance Consumers answer: To keep auto shops busy Automotive Engineers answer: To get a small engine to deliver the power and performance of a large engine while reducing emissions and improving gas mileage - Herb Ackside
the idea of closer tolerances is due to preformance and smog but they could have put a chain like most do now. - globalhelper
Wh First of all this happened when my boyfriend was away and I am really ignorant on my car's maintenance. I stopped going to workshops because I can't really communicate well with technicians and...