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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I just got a new starter installed in my 2005 Acura rsx (base model unfortunately), now my emissions light is on. I haven't had it tested yet to see what it may be. Ive read it may be an o2 sensor or coolant sensor. Which coolant may have been leaked out when started was replaced. Anyways, i...
  2. Canada East
    This is for the guys on here who have a race header installed on their cars. I am in the market to buy one, but before I do , i want to make sure that. the car will pass the DRIVE CLEAN tests??? Who here has not had problems ?
  3. West
    i moved here recently i was wondering if my car would pass emission test if i have a DC race header and HKS cat back?
  4. Canada East
    do you guys simply swap out the oem cat +header and get an e-test?... or you guys go to the under the table shit?.. debating if i should my shit or keep it...
  5. General RSX Discussion
    Well i've read others talking bout the emission warranty on our Catalytic Converter. Well just want to announce that yes all Acura RSX owners do have that 8yrs-80,000 miles warranty on their Catalytic Converter. It does not necessarily have to show a check engine light on for them to replace it...
  6. General RSX Discussion
    Hey guys i've lurked here for a while finally decided to come back to ask a question. I have been troubleshooting a P0420 CEL code. I ran across a couple threads saying it may be covered under their emission warranty. Now mind you I normally just do my own work on the cars and never had to use...
  7. Canada East
    Anyone knows shops that does illegal emission test? If so how much?
  8. ECU Tuning RSX
    I have an 04 type with a mugen ecu will it pass emissions with the stock cat?
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    my type s keeps failing emission im getting super high hc and co%....changed the cat, new spark plugs, oil changed, cleaned the o2 sensor everything else seems fine no shakes idles normal too but still is running to rich what else gives any suggestions?? :dontknow:
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    My daughter has a 2003 rsx and the dashboard emission warning light is on The code is P1166. The car runs and idles great and the gas milage hasn't changed.The closest Acura dealer is 1 hr. away and says it will take 2 hrs to fix and cost 583$. Anybody know about this type of problem and is this...
  11. Canada East
    From http://envirolaw.com/drive-clean-tweaked/ So we will only be tested by reading ODB? If we can control the ODB output, we can pass the test ? LOL I dont recall but Kpro does not let you change the ODB output right? CEL for O2 sensor can still be read through ODBII , i think.
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    i have a 2002 rsx manual 5spd.my emmision light came on about 4days ago and wont turn off.the matience light and check engine light is off.just emission is on.i reset the gas cap a couple times,thinking of might having to buy a new one.i thought i may be bad fuel but had fueled it up twice...
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Tried helping dad out with his failed emission car but failed him. i'm not too savy with emission. I searched around and a guy said it's probably the thermostat based on the results of his smog test (he had high CO as well). what do u guys think?
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2003 RSX, base, automatic with 130,000 miles on it... Within the last year, I've replaced the 02 sensor and IAC valve. Just recently, the check engine light came on (car would stall out at a stop and gas mileage was slipping) and took it to the dealership and said my MAP sensor had...
  15. Canada East
    its the time to renew my sticker(due end of march), on the document paper that the ministry of transportation send to me stated that i need to do emission again. On jan of 23rd 2009 i did my emission at a drive clean garage. so my questions is: 1. do i need to redo my emission again 2. does...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Alright so this light came on back in august. So i thought my catalytic converter was going out, so to decrese the back pressure i drilled 4 holes into the catalytic converter two in front two in back. The car actually felt a little faster but the light stayed on. Then i bought the Greddy Evo...
  17. DC Metro
    I am going to install the megan racing 1 piece header. Will I pass the virginia emission test? Thanks!
  18. DC Metro
    im going to install 11psi supercharger. was wondering if i could pass emission in state of Maryland. i have itr header and cat.
  19. Canada East
    Does anyone here know of any shops/garages that have emission testing machines that will work on lowered cars? :confused: I already went by two shops earlier today and they refused to do my car as it was too low. I already took my front lip off for the winter. I guess the sides are too low...
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