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  1. Problems & Solutions
    Good day all, So last night my engine decided to take a poop on me and cylinder 3 (not sure if cyl. 3 but reading left-right 3rd one down) does not fire anymore. Tried new sparks and that temp fix no longer works. My car burns oil ever 300-400 miles so I know the piston ring is shot. I am...
  2. The 8th Generation
    So i've been burning a quart every 1500 miles and i did the oil consumption test with my dealer. I brought it in the for 1k check, it burned half a quart and my dealer decided to replace my Pistons under Hondas Extended Warranty for the oil consumption issue,which is up to 125K or 8 years, my...
  3. The 8th Generation
    I had the oil consumption issue on my 09 accord, 2.4L engine. Honda dealer replaced the pistons, rings, and VTC actuator. It now has a knocking noise at cold start up. Anyone else have the pistons/rings replaced? How does your engine sound during cold starts?
  4. The 6th Generation
    I have to do a head gasket repair on my 2001 4 cyl accord ex. I Notice carbon deposits on the top of the pistons while doing a piston soak in the hopes of slowing my oil consumption. Is there any way I can clean the carbon off the piston top and piston rings while I have the head off?
  5. The 6th Generation
    I have 2001 accord coupe ex 5 speed that is burning tons of oil. There is no smoke upon start up but every 500 miles i'm down a quart of oil. I see big clouds of whitish smoke over 3-4k rpm but nothing at idle. Seems strange because the engine only has 105000 miles on it. Someone told me it...
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