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  1. Surging idle, high idle, low idle after flood

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Alright I need someone who knows a little more than me. 04 rsx type s. Oem ecu no Boltons Drove through some pretty deepwater last Thursday. Never cut off got home no problem. Friday I start the car no issues but left it parked. Today I go to start it and it spins but doesn’t crank. I hold it...
  2. Slow on the low end

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    We’ve engine swapped our 06 Base RSX with a JDM k20a engine and kept the auto trans. Now I think these cars are supposed to accelerate faster than what ours is doing. The low end is very slow, i could give more timing info or do a video if needed. I dont know what the issue is or why it...
  3. How Low Can You Go?

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    What is the most convenient and least expensive method to lower your car? I know many are probably lowered on coil overs but are there any other ways to lower your car?
  4. K20A2/K20Z1 Low Oil Pressure

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Long story short - I have a 2006 type S that I bought from an owner who decided to continue to drive the car with an overheating motor, resulting in both the head and the block warping. To sum things up, I kept some of the bolt ons from the motor and went ahead and found a good deal on a K20A2...
  5. Low Rpm hesitation, overall weak power

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I’ve had this issue for about a month now and it’s driving me nuts. Every time I get off of a stop my car hesitates even if I let go of the clutch slowly, in low rpms in first and second gear my car hesitates and has a delay when letting off the gas. Today when I was driving to school my car...
  6. Strange low hum from the stock Bose subwoofer and battery is draining

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, I was a member of this forum way back in like 08 under a different username. I still have my rsx but haven’t driven it in years. I let a family member use it ( big mistake ). They let it roll down a driveway into a green power box. It took me a while to diagnose the issues it was...
  7. Low compression

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    well first 03 rsx type s with 05 k20z1 .. my starter went out had car towed home,replaced the starter. got the car to start for roughly 30-45 seconds then cut out and would not start agian.. checked compression and was quite low.. 90 110 95 85 or roughly around there. ive been told to pool at...
  8. DRL bulbs RSX 2005. And also Low beam bulbs. Please, help!!!

    Lighting RSX
    Hello everyone. 1) My DRL bulb has died. Could you please, tell me of what size is the DRL bulb in 2005 RSX? It's not the high beam bulb, I checked. Apart from the high beam bulb, there is another bulb mounted above the high beam bulb (the one which is DRL bulb). Together with the size...
  9. Compression #'s seem low

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Had motor rebuilt 2.5K miles ago. Already using a lot of oil. Car runs just fine,but I believe my numbers are low. ITR pistons were used. Getting consistent 180 across all 4 cylinders but thought it would be higher
  10. Burning gas/ low mpg / bad gas smell

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, i've had this problem since the day I bought my car and I initially thought it was the smell of burning oil and since then i've fixed the small oil leak that I previously had. Whenever I get in my car and roll down the windows I get this horrendous burning smell, it almost smells like...
  11. PLM Header sits real low on my 04 rsx type s

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I recently bought a 04 rsx type s and the only problem I have with it is that the PLM header sits too slow and sometimes scrapes when I’m cruising. Why is it low? Was it not meant for that car? I’m thinking of getting a skunk2 alpha header and selling my PLM header. But i don’t know how it...
  12. My car hesitates, idles low, and close to shutting off in rainy and humid condition

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I would like to thank everyone in advance to take the time to read this post and please suggest any input if you had a similar experience. So it all started after I seafoamed my 2005 RSX type s. I poured 1/3 in oil, 1/3 in gas tank, and 1/3 in the vacuum line running off the intake manifold...
  13. Low Compression Numbers

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I did a compression test on my 02 Type S and my numbers were lower than what I've read others report. I had: 1. 170 2. 170 3. 165 4. 170 Are these numbers okay or do I have a problem? I did not do WOT when testing any cylinder and these were all dry tests. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
  14. No headlights, low or high beam

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have no headlights working low or high beam. Brake lights, turn signals, parking lights all work. I did replace the headlight switch. If I turn on high beams the blue light on dash does not light up either. Checked fuses 1st and they are good. Not sure where else to look next. Any help greatly...
  15. Low Idle?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I usually remote start my car in the morning and let it warm up. The times i do i notice it idles high maybe like 1.2k. Then goes down as it warms up. I notice that whenever i'm stopped at a light or just in park the normal idle is around 400ish. Is this pretty low? Replaced air filter and cabin...
  16. Low And Slow here in FL

    Member Show-Off RSX
    Im new to the group how yall doin so Heres the new whip 2002 rsx type-s slammed sittin on xxr rims full exhaust intake and audio nothin too crazy got her for 2k from miami the way she sits with 100.000 miles
  17. Fixing Broken Low Beam Headlight Spring Retainer

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    What's up CRSX community? Thought I would share this quick fix with you guys since I didn't find much on the topic when I was fixing it myself. The problem I am addressing is a broken tab on the back of the low beam headlight shroud that holds the bulb adapter into the back of the headlight...
  18. Shuddering at low acceleration and low rpm

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2006 base that gets starts shuddering at low acceleration and low rpm (between about 1800 and 1000). Has anybody encountered this problem? What was the cause? Thought changing the air filter might help. I welcome any and all insight. All the research I've done turns up other cars and...
  19. Low oil pressure and p1259

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys I'm new to the forum. I recently just purchased an 03 rsx base model. The motor in the car had a bad connecting rod so I replaced the motor with a used one that had 75k on it. Now I'm getting an error p1259 vtec malfunction and at idle I'm getting a flashing oil light. ( idle is around...