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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I'm new here and I've come down to a consistent problem that I'm stumped on. Since I bough my 02 rsx I've had issues with ignition on/off at random times, magically its disappeared for some time and just recently popped up again. I press in the clutch turn the key over and all I can hear is that...
  2. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So this has happened twice over the course of a month. I’ll turn the ignition and the rpms will hover under 500RPMs and then shut off. Sometimes the oil light comes on but not consistently. If I let the car sit for about half an hour it usually starts up without a problem. Any thoughts?
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I heard this weird ignition noise when i tried to start my car today. Anyone has any clue? https://youtu.be/LQevaXNz6lE
  4. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi. I was hoping to get some ideas before going back to a mechanic that fixed my car recently. The problem I'm having is my car makes a noise when I first start it up in the morning. When I turn the ignition, the starter (?) or ignition (?) not sure what to call it makes a short grinding...
  5. Engine & Transmission RSX
    I bought an used ECU and matching immobilizer 11 years ago and had KPRO installed on it. It is KPRO version 1. I'm looking to sell the ECU, Ignition and Immobilizer all together. I also have the matching key and key fob as well. $700 - I've been out of this circle for awhile now. Not...
  6. ECU Tuning RSX
    So when I plug my KPRO into the laptop while connectected to the car I get ONLINE, DRIVERS ON, IGNITION OFF on the bottom left when I have the key on two. The car cranks all day with no problems, just doesn't turn over. I have no spark in the spark plugs. Grounds are good, plugs good, coils...
  7. General Discussion EP3
    I want to install an ignition kill switch with a relay wired to the Brain armed negative output , would a 30/40 amp relay be fine? Or I need 40 ?
  8. Problems & Solutions EP3
    I just bough a 04 EP off some dude about a month ago. When i got it I had to jimmy the key in the ignition whenever I wanted to start the car. Today I noticed it was getting harder to jimmy it in and later at night I was gonna go fill up on gas. The key goes in with a bit of elbow grease, and...
  9. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    ....are they worth it...any feedback?
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I replaced my battery and starter, my rsx sometimes in the cold mornings doesn't start till 1-2 seconds when turn key to start position, all lights turn on but no crank so I'm thinking about replacing my ignition switch now so I was wondering how do you replace it any procedures?
  11. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Car was stolen and recovered. Just the first thing i'll replace so i can fire her up and see what else is wrong. just need the part #.
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi everyone I just bought an 04 rsx-s and the previous owner decided to put Nology hotwire instead of leaving the coil plugs so I need to remove his mess I don't like it and I don't know the order the coil plugs need to be connected please help. Thanks .
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi all, New to the rsx . Recently purchased one very very cheap cause the owner broke a key off in the ignition cylinder . I was able to get the key out, doing so ruining the tumbler. I noticed that the key has a magnetic chip. What are my options here ? Can I get a used key switch unit with the...
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    i just changed my spark plugs and the 4th had a melted ignition coil rubber boot. i successfully removed it and replaced the spark plug. is it safe to run without that rubber boot on the bottom of the ignition coil ?
  15. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Can I use the ignition out of a base model rsx ignition and put it into the type s . What else will be needed . Asking due to the fact that I'm buying a shell with a title but someone ripped the ignition out of it . I'm not worried about the door locks I just need to know what is need to swap...
  16. ECU Tuning RSX
    I'm wondering what the relation would be between changing cams and ignition timing? I recently changed my whole valvetrain and installed a larger set of cams, as I've started tuning the car I've got a great zero degree low speed fuel map but I've had to take away lots of timing compared to my...
  17. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So i have a 2004 acura rsx base model and when the car is running and i turn off the radio and gauge lights stay on even tho the key is out of the ignition. I have a phone charger that also has a usb port and i was charging my phone and e-cig at the same time and if i wiggle the power port it...
  18. ECU Tuning RSX
    I just saw this YouTube video by haltech showing that af ratio doesn't do much to the power when changed but even small adjustments to the ignition timing make huge differences. Does anyone have anything to elaborate on this with? I'm really curious if it's the same way for the kpro or for the...
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