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can it be my rack in pinon..

Changed pressure regulator no change

driving about 55mph..accelerating to pass or increase to speed limit, car will slip from 5th into neutral.can hear engine rev; car does not get power though. stick stays in place. lasts a second or so, then will go back into gear. & rattling/clunking noise also. just started-but have had problems in 1st gear b4/jerking when accelerating from a stop. 5 speed.

check engine light is on. code po441 is the code it gave me which is a small leak on emmision


I just replaced plugs rotor and cap and also wires. It stopped running when i was at idle.Timing belt is fine also.

'97 Civic LX with D16Y7 engine(non-VTEC)and auto trans. I need to replace the head gasket. My Haynes manual (#42025) says to remove the rocker arm assembly and camshaft to remove the head. However, it looks like, from the pics in the manual, that the head bolts are accessable with these parts still installed. If so, could torqueing the head bolts down with these parts installed cause a problem? Also, is it OK to reuse the head bolts if they are in good condition? I'd like to get some advise from someone who's actually done this before I start the job. Many Thanks.


P.S. Can anyone reccomend a good machine shop in the vicinity of Exton/West Chester/Downingtown, PA. Thanks.

I am losing oil and there is alot of oil coming out somewhere towards the lower driver side firewall

opened the hood & it is not coming from there

just recently, my cc light wont come on when i press cc button. now, it will come on sporatically, sometimes with the cc funtioning, sometimes w/ just the *light coming on, but the cc still wont work. is it a fuse? if i push the button several times, it has come on/other times, i do same n light wont come on. (*green cc symbol n light on dashboard that indicates cc has been activated) ty

how do I repair this issue?

after my hoda civic is warmed up and in park or stiting at a stop light the rpms get very low and feels like my honda is about to die and it happens more often when it is hot outside i have already changed plugs wires coil cap and rotor and still has not gone away? what can i do???

is bumpy ride because struts need to be replaced? is there something else that gives a car a smooth ride that i should consider? never had them replaced b4. how long should they last? 5 spd

when i first turn a/c on, makes high pitch screeching sound that fades out; doesnt just stop, noise fades. i will turn a/c off during drive, then on again when it gets too hot..i hear this noise when i turn a/c on each time during same trip.a/c works pretty well. could be a bit cooler/colder; but good, not enough for me to take it in for more noise indication of something worse to come? should i take it in NOW? ive had the freon topped off once b4, yrs ago. (or so i was told...dealership, not sure they did anything). ty

quoted me 850 dollars and said both sensors are bad at shop and said "both" need replacing. This price ounds very high-also, car hesitates at times-would that be caused by primary sensor?