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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey everyone. I hope someone could chime in and help me with my problem I'm having. I've searched this thread and can't really find an answer. I've recently been having a vtec malfunction problem with the car. My car (03 base mt) had an engine replacement by yours truly with a good engine donor...
  2. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    So I made a post about my rsx going into limp mode and ended up getting the CEL codes. There were a few but after doing some research it seems other people have had the same problem with there cars going into limp mode from this exact code. The code is for vtec malfunction. After doing some...
  3. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    So for some reason my 02 rsx type s will suddenly go into limp mode aka won’t rev past 4K rpm...I can get rid of it by turning the car off and turning it back on in a few minutes but I just want to find the root cause. The car is untuned (stock ecu) amd has headers, exhaust, and intake. Check...
  4. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    So a few days ago I installed a ram air intake and my rsx was running amazing..now suddenly it is not going past 4K rpm or I guess you could say limp mode...anyone know what’s causing this?
  5. Problems & Solutions RSX
    This car has been an absolute royal headache for some time now. Anyways, it’s a 2006 type S. K20A2 bottom end with the K20Z1 head. I rebuilt the motor with all the main ‘wear’ components (rings, main bearings, rod bearings, valve stem seals, gaskets, etc, etc,etc.). Anyways, day number one of...
  6. Problems & Solutions RSX
    First time working anything Honda, removed a k24 from a type S shell, was given the shell for the removal. Bought a base model engine from Japan and had it installed by a shop that did my boy dirty after the rims were stolen off of it while in their possession..... Stuck in limp mode ATM trying...
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Im new here and am having some issues with my 2003 base model RSX. My car is completely stock with about 185k on it. I drove it about 5 miles on a friday and it ran fine, it sat there until monday and I went to get it and I couldn't get the shifter to move so i pressed the lockout to move the...
  8. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 03 base, when I picked up the car it had a knock sensor code and an oil leak, Saturday 2 September I tried decreasing the engine to find where the leak was coming from and when I went around the block she went into limp mode. When I got home and pulled the codes they were p0325, p1259...
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Before anyone says search, I have searched extensively for a solution to this and came up with nothing. Car is an 05 Base Auto. I have a Magnaflow catback, Hondata Gasket, Ktuner reflash, and recently installed Injen CAI. The day of the install, I had a moment in 3rd gear where I encountered a...
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    car sat for about 3 months got it out again now it seems to go into limp mode between 4-5k rpm.... sometimes it will idle but it will be rough and sometimes it wont idle at all. it is also running right burned about a half a tank driving for approx 40 mins no CEL where do i start!?
  11. ECU Tuning EP3
    Does anyone know what is causing my problem iv researched with no luck. The car has been doing this since I got it , no check engine light , I can hook the car to my laptop and datalog and the car works great no limp mode . Untill I unhook the laptop and shut the car off ,start it right back up...
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello, I have a k24a2 rsx with I/h/e. It was recently supercharged and now back all motor. Its now going into limp mode around 2500 rpms and if I can get it to pass 2500 it will cut out at 4000rpm. It didn't start to do so until after I installed my new ktuned 3in oval exhaust. I replaced...
  13. Supercharger EP3
    Alright so I got a good deal on a ep3 it has k20a3 and jrsc + bolt ons . I bought it with the current problem it had a major leak from the header and was in limp mode and running very rich no throttle response and not driveable , seems to be misfiring quite bad . The codes on the ecu were...
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    First off, sorry if some of this sounds like I'm completely clueless, because I generally am. But here goes...I just bought an 02 rsx type s a week ago. It's been going into limp mode almost every time I drive it. Sometimes it will let me go for a few miles and others it will be right off the...
  15. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hows it going everyone? My car overheated on me pretty bad last week while i was driving around town. I let it sit for a day, filled it with coolant made sure it had oil and it kept overheating really quick. I replaced the thermostat and water pump because it kept dumping coolant, but now I can...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    In reference to my 2004 Type S Hey guys, today I checked my oil and it seemed pretty low so I picked up a jug and went to refill it. After waiting a few minutes in between each pour and measure, it still didn't seem like it was filled to where it needed to be. Long story short, I ended up...
  17. General Discussion EP3
    So whats up I new to the forum. I just bought my ep3 about a month ago. And I absolutely love it. About week after I got it from the dealership the CEL came on. I took it back and they said no problem just an o2 sensor. So they "replaced it" and CEL was gone. I drove home just fine and then it...
  18. ECU Tuning RSX
    :confused: hey guys, so yesterday I put in my AEM fuel ignition controller with the boomslang plug and pay harness. not sure if anyone on here has ever used it but once I plugged it in ...it through a code. it idled just fine and reved up to 3500 easy but that was the limit. im confused ...I...
  19. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2002 acura rsx type s with just under 93,000 kms, which I believe is all original. Since I’ve bad the car I have had a few issues as far as a rougher idle, A few weeks into me owning the car I would be driving and it would almost go into a limp mode I can’t rev past just over 4500...
  20. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey everyone, I recently installed kpro and traded my ram for a cai. Ever since driving home from our trade I have encountered two random limp modes. I don't know if it has to do with the cai or kpro. After trading intakes he only gave me the cai and the filter, no extra hoses so I have the two...
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