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  1. Water in spare tire well

    The DIY Garage RSX
    I recently found water in the spare tire well after it rains. After looking around, I found some water in the taillight bulb area. Soon I will order the new gaskets and a new right taillight(it’s cracked) My question though is do I really have to remove the entire back bumper just to get to the...
  2. Which hose is this? Radiator leak.

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hello I am confused which hose would this be. Please help.
  3. Leak Down Test Specs?

    The DIY Garage RSX
    I did a leak down test on my K20A3 engine with the following results with 28 PSI of pressure. #1 - 8% (Constant) #2 - 8% to 10% #3 - 8% to 10 % #4 - 10% (Constant) Is this within specs? I think I am going to take the header into the shop to inspected/rebuilt just for good measure.
  4. Questions about POSSIBLE boost leak

    Turbo RSX
    Hello All! I tried searching for this issue, if I missed it, I apologize. Looking for the experts in this forum and topic, please! Advise like if it was your own vehicle, what would you do. First my 03 RSX-S Has many mods. Here is what the previous owner shared with me in regards to the...
  5. Alternator covered in junk + Oil Leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Been like this for a long time... I'm assuming it might be from the power steering.. the hoses seem good though. The "gunk" or grease used to touch the belt and splash up on the underside of the hood, youll see in the pictures but it hasn't been that bad within the last few months. Within my...
  6. RSX Oil/Fluid leak?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I went and got the AC fixed on my 06 k20a swapped RSX auto. We had to get it recharged using a machine, and after that i was driving home, when the radio cut off, the head unit, everything. Then later down the road, the speedometer cut off. I didn’t know it at the time but the alternator was...
  7. Water Leak Passenger Side Foot well

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just wondering if anyone has ran into a water leak at the passenger side foot well. I folded back the carpet to notice my firewall being soaked. There is also a crease / opening perhaps from mice chewing threw it (they were bedding in my air filter at one point). Here are some photos...
  8. Window leak, wet speaker

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So after washing my car yesterday, my passenger side speaker began making crackling noises on the drive home. I got home, turned off the car, and I figured maybe the wiring was coming loose or something. Today I drove it again and it was still crackling, but when I turned the sound up higher, it...
  9. Stupid coolant leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So i saw some coolant leak a few days ago in the morning. Checked radiator and it and was full, checked reservoir and it was empty so i filled it up with coolant. The location of leak on the floor it seems like it leaked from the reservoir. Well the next morning it was leaked again and I decided...
  10. Power Steering Line Leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a leak in the PS line at the point shown in the photo. Is it possible the whole line won't have to be replaced, or is that a guarantee? Any repair suggestions? '04 base model. Thanks!
  11. Leak Test On K20A3 Engine?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I reinstalled the cylinder head on the block on my K20A3 engine and would like to run a leak test before proceeding further. What are the connection points and the specs as far as air pressure bleed? Thanks.
  12. Fuel Injector hissing noise and leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Im having a problem with my 2002 acura rsx type s where when i attempt to turn on the car, everything in the car just shut off and turn back on. Also when i turn the car onto ignition mode, there is a hissing coming out from one of the fuel injectors and i slightly see gasoline coming out and it...
  13. leak under driver side carpet

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello all I need help. It has been raining alot lately where I live and I have found that somehow water has been getting into the carpet of the drivers side of my RSX. I can't seem to find out where it could be coming from, I have been checking the door frame but it seems dry. Does anyone have...
  14. water leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just got this car a few weeks ago and so far i haven’t had any issues until this morning. It’s been raining a lot the past few days and this morning as i was driving i noticed dripping right onto the shifter area. I haven’t got the chance to physically dig into the car to see where it’s coming...
  15. Oil leak but is something missing? (PICS)

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I tracked down an oil leak that's coming from the little threaded hole in the picture. I was gonna just put a bolt in there but wanted to ask first to see if maybe there was a part that is supposed to be there that I'm missing.
  16. Power steering leak above engine

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a base 06 rsx I started to notice my power steering making yawing sound I added power steering fluid thinking it would fix the problem I did not over fill the car seemed better for a little bit until I started to keep hearing the yawing sound when I turn the wheel I didn’t think to much...
  17. Car leak, need help locating

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Good evening everyone. I don't know much about cars so I need help knowing where the leak is coming from. It leaks behind the engine whenever I drive my car and it will cause a smell since it burns near the passenger side. I'm not sure if the image attached but here it is, thanks guys!
  18. The never ending mysterious clutch line leak!!

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey all, Owner of an 03 type s here. Love the car, but its been problem after problem with her. For some reason, even after completely overhauling every component in the clutch hydraulic system, I am still getting air bubbles every time I bleed it. What I've done: Replaced CMC w/ new OEM...
  19. Leak on passenger side. It is not the A/C

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a water leak and I have no idea where it is coming from. My passenger side front carpet gets soaked, but only during heavy rain. In light rain, there is no leak. I have taken out all the carpet and had another person hose down the car while I checked inside and it does not leak in water...
  20. Oil leak

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I noticed some oil drops on my garage floor and saw some oil on the oil pan, i cleaned it to check if the gasket is bad it seemed ok so i began to search the source and saw some oil driveshaft boot and oil on oil filter. That leak took me to suspect VTEC solenoid or Oil Pressure Switch well i...
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