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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2003 acura rsx, base model automatic. I've been having a idle issue and I believe it has to do with the map sensor wiring, please correct me if I'm wrong. Car idles at about 1500 rpm, but if I disconnect my map sensor the car idles where it should. I've already changed out the map...
  2. Problems & Solutions RSX
    For the past 6 months I've been chasing an issue where originally, while driving at a steady rpm (2800-4000) the car would randomly "jerk", revs would drop 2-300rpms and then go back to where it was before, it was enough for it to startle you if you werent expecting it. Now it's doing it even...
  3. Interior Mods RSX
    Soooo... ...I installed my strut king pedals this past weekend. Dead pedal, brake and gas all went fine, but the clutch was an issue. I was having trouble with the drill wandering off, so I taped the pedal cover onto the clutch and drilled through the holes. The bottom hole and and the top left...
  4. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I was rear ended and had to replace the tail light and bulbs but i bought the 925 bulb and it smelled burnt and smoke came out yesterday after i replaced it and turned on the car.. any ideas what it could be? i dont think its the wrong bulb unless im supposed to use a 7440 bulb? Could it be...
  5. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Does anyone know the fix to this issue? Please answer it’s a p0505 code. Watch the vi https://youtu.be/Ajj0UyhOvOg
  6. Problems & Solutions RSX
    My car is throwing a p0505 code and is jerking at lower rpm. Once warmed up and slowly applying throttle whether in neutral or in gear it will bounce at 2k rpm. Does anyone know what the issue could be? I took it to a mechanic and he said it is most likely the iacv failing. I’ll attach a link to...
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey! I have a completely stock 05 rsx type s, i bought and skunk2 intake,a k-tuned throttle body(without deleting sensor) and a k tuned fuel rail, whene ever i installed all the stuff the idle go low(like 500rpm) and have a misfire in all cylinders, i wanna know if i need a programmable ecu to...
  8. Lighting RSX
    My headlight bulbs have wiring like this: Any suggestions on the best way to connect that wiring to the 3 prong female end on the wiring harness? Currently, I just have the ends shoved in to the appropriate power and ground spots on the female end, which works in terms of powering the bulbs...
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    05 Type-S Sometimes my VTEC works just fine, and other times it doesn't engage. Has good oil, full of 5W30 Mobil 1 with OEM filter. New plugs and valve adjustment. Thanks!
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  11. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I bought a 2002 rsx type s with work done to it. The previous owner that I bought it from did not do any of the work to the vehicle. So I can’t ask questions about what’s been done. So it had a full skunk2 exhaust with Alfa header, with no sensors at all guy said it was just bad air/fuel. So...
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I recently ran into this trouble of the VTEC solenoid, I own an '02 Acura RSX base. But car would not pass 4000 rpms.i took it to a shop, had it scanned and they told me my solenoid was going bad so I just replace the whole thing not willing to risk it just by changing the filter, and for a...
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey fellas! My ac clutch failed an I am unsure what to do at this point due to so much mixed information. One set of people are telling me to do the whole compressor and not to mess around with replacing the clutch assembly due to “issues” that can arise afterwards. I do see that rock auto has...
  14. The DIY Garage RSX
    So I’ve been wanting to clean up the bay of my 04 Type S but I’m having trouble disconnecting the cables from the throttle body. I can’t seem to get enough leverage to undo the pins holding them in. If anyone has any photos or can tell me step by step as to how to disconnect them please let me...
  15. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, I removed my fuel line purge filter a few months ago, but last night when i tried starting the car the engine would turn over but it just wouldnt start, When i checked the fuel regulator, i realised no gas was passing through the rail as it was showing zero PSI. I then screwed out the...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I let the mechanic by my house inspect my A/C system because it had been blowing hot air for about a month now. He told me there were 2 things wrong. One was the "actuator is stuck on hot". Then he said something about "the switch". I couldn't really understand him he had an old country accent...
  17. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone. It has a while since I have been around here. I have an issue that I havnt seen before. 3 times in the last week my 2003 rsx has failed to start. Car cranks, fuel pump primes, but the fuel gauge shows empty. The first time it happened I was on a hill and I dropped the clutch...
  18. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi everyone, so im on my 1st ever 05 RSX Base model. Im not getting a break light. Yes, ive checked fuses and also replaced the break pedal switch and still, nothing. I also looked into getting OEM tail lights since the car i bought has the Spec-D LED tail lights and from what i'm seeing all...
  19. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Let me start by saying I installed a brand new set of BC Racing BR coilovers (10kg front, 12kg rear). I already have rear adjustable upper control arms installed from my previous Skunk2 Pro-C setup. I made sure to double check the preload already set by BC Racing. Height adjustments are equal...
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