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1996 Honda Accord Questions

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I have had the altenator replaced 2 times in this car. When it is running it runs very smooth. However at times when I try to start it up, it won't start. It will turn over but its like it won't catch. When it does start, I can drive it and it will stall. You never know when it will start or cut off. The battery is good (except I was told the positive connector probably need to be replaced). When the mechanic gets it, it runs smoothly. It has been in and out of the shop for weeks, with the same problem.
I bought the car 4 months ago and I don't have a manual nor knowledge regarding adding of fluids. Everything seemed to be at the proper levels until I recently discovered a white plastic container for brake fluid mounted under the hood on the driver side. (I thought there was only one) I am having concerns regarding an intermittent buzzing noise that started about 10 days ago and has been increasingly worse and I believe it is coming from that area. The ABS has never worked and I am in the process of saving the money to fix it Does it relate to the fact this box I discovered is empty?
My wife says the oil light keeps coming on when going up a moutain. The fan motor stays on when she cuts the motor off for a few minutes and the Radiator makes a gurgeling sound after shutting car off. I checked the radiator fluid level, ok. Oil level is between the two holes on the dip stick. Normal level as far as I know. Work performed: New radiator & cap. New water pump & thermostat & timing belt, new head gasket & seals. New tune up kit with NGK plugs & plug wires & distributer cap and rotor. Still having same problem, oil light comes on going up mountian.
the right side front cv has been replaced and I guess the abs and the non abs types are different. What part or how many parts do I have to replace or can the existing one be modified or upgraded?
I need to know if my AC belt is powering my water pump and if it isn't can I safely drive my car without it?
recently I have a problems with engine vibrates. I sent to workshop for repair. Found engine oil already flow into the sparkplug compartment. Workshop told me the engine need to be top overhaul, change piston ring, gasket kit, grind valve and cut chamber head, change oil filter. after repair the engine loss power, and vibrate when speed exceed 90km per hour and above. Please advised. thank you
when i put in a larger fuse every thing works for a minute then some where under the engine on the battery side begins to smoke.
only getting first , second and reverse gear when using transmission, also is there a way to tighten transmission cable.....
The vehicle has not ran hot. it has 280,000 miles on it but has been taken care of. Could it possible be the valve stem seals allowing a little oil to seap by? It does not do it everytime i crank the car. the smoke does not smell sweet like coolant is blowing out. when you check the oil on the dipstick, it looks ok. it does not have a milky appearance like the headgasket is cracked or leaking.
no wires to head lights , park lights , signal lights , horn , fan , ac , if i only new where i can locate them say what part of the firewall do they come out of ? or where in the engine compartment do i expect to find them ? i might be able to re wire this vehicle. Thanks for your time
when i start my car it makes this real loud noise for a little bit and now it began to make the noise while im driving.i was told a couple times that a bolt or screw or something on the motor or engine needed to be tightened im not to sure
engine check stay on in 96 honda accord,scan get no code did the removal of the 7.5 amp negative wire, didn't work.
they will not even work at the other doors not even make a sound
I bought a distributor a couple weeks ago after my old distributor went.replaced it,p1381 code went away after about a week or 2 and now its pulling up a code p1381 again.Why is it doing that?could it be because loose/no bolts?wires bad?thermostat ground?
I was charged for 4 hours of labor and wanted to find out if if a ball joint replacement on my car & year should take that long to do?...most of the cost was in labor at $85.00 an hour. Please advise?
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