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  1. Please help! Headlight Flickering, Idle Surge, Power Cutting Out

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys I have a 2006 RSX Type S and am having some electrical problems. Sorry this is a lot to read but here goes. At idle the rpms surge from 800-1000 and when they hit 800 the headlights dim and flicker. When it bounces up to 1000 the headlights return to normal but it bounces back and...
  2. Wtf is going on

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi, I have a 2002 Acura Rsx 5 Speed Base. I recently had a misfire in cylinder #3 and I changed all of my spark plugs and ignition coils. I also had a Vtec system failure and I changed out the Vtec solenoid. My belt was old and dirty so I changed that as well. The only code I had left was p0325...
  3. Starting problems - '04 RSX base - stuck!!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey all. Reaching out for some advice as for once I'm stuck on a problem I can't fix! And it's annoying the f--k out of me. Short(-ish) story. Bought my son an '04 RSX base, manual. Passed MD inspection with no issues, but because it took him a while to be able to get his license, the car...
  4. Clutch Problems?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, about 2 weeks ago I was on a ramp on the highway and dropped into 3rd then when speeding up tried to go into 4th, but it wouldn't go in and was stuck in neutral. So I tried to drop it back into 3rd and was stuck as well. Then it was only able to pop into second, but I was going like...
  5. 2 problems with fog lights

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    My 2006 type S, has fog lights, and I have two issues with them. First problem, which is the one that is of immediate concern, is that the lens is cracked, which is an automatic fail for a Virginia safety inspection. Here is a link to a pic of the light: http://imgur.com/a/jV4QUIP Is there a...
  6. 05 RSX Base Heater Problems

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just bought a 05 base rsx and the heater is blowing cold! When I checked it had low coolant. Topped it off and worked out the air in the system. Car is reading a temp of after setting 204 degrees and average 188-190 degrees while driving. Upper radiator hose feels nice and warm but hoses leading...
  7. Can't shake these cmc problems, help.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    On my 5th cmc in 20k, Purchase the car with 135k miles. About 6k miles in the cmc went (triangle piece seals busted) replaced with em1 cmc this lasted about another 3k miles then started creaking and went. Took it too a shop they said I needed a new clutch. 800 later found out the old clutch...
  8. Cooling system problems

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I’ll start with my set up then the problem. I have a mishimoto radiator with oem cooling fans,which are rigged to a switch, mishimoto trans cooler with fan, skunk 2 radiator hoses and a new stock duralast thermostat 180 degrees or something. Obd link lx for precision ECT monitoring. Problem...
  9. New member with a few problems on my 03 rsx type s

    New Member Introduction RSX
    What’s up club rsx! I’m a new member and was trying to see if anyone could help me figure out a few problems I have with my type s, thanks!
  10. Vtec solenoid problems help please

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    On the old one the screen was clogged, so amazon sent me a new solenoid free of charge, hooked it up and it was good, now it’s throwing the code again, took the new one off and screen was clean, replaced it anyways and it’s good again, also changed my oil after the first one went bad. (Mobile 1...
  11. Clutch problems again

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I was on here before about some clutch issues I was having. After bleeding the system my problems went away completely. Now after almost leaving my uncles shop my maser clutch cylinder went out. So I got a new one, while bleeding the system after install my slave cylinder just about...
  12. Auto drain plug problems..

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Went to Honda dealer and bought atf. Got home, went to drain trans fluid and the f****** drain plug will not budge. Sprayed it with PB blaster let it sit and tried again. Will not f****** move at all. The metal in the 3/8 drive plug was even starting to twist......any suggestions?
  13. 06 cooling fans and electrical problems.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    When i first bought this car at 114k miles i thought i struck gold. Everything was mostly ok until the condenser fan started making a scratching noise when I turned the A/C on. everything it stopped working entirely but I didnt mind. Then, the radiator fan stopped working and im wandering if it...
  14. Spec-D L.E.D. Halo Wiring Problems

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi all, Today I was installing these headlights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0751WBD9F/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I installed my left headlight assembly and wired it up, worked as expected. ( I quick connected the black and white LED wires to the female connect, car...
  15. Sub/Amp Problems

    Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    ok so I need help from somebody who knows a little about audio. I have a pioneer amp GM-A5602 rated at 900w and a rms of 450w at 4 ohms and a jbl 12" sub cx1200 rated for 1000w peak at 4 ohms so yesterday I was using my sub when out of nowhere my sub stopped working mid song I checked it out...
  16. Fuel pump/ ecu problems

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hey I just rebuilt my 06 rsx type s motor and I put it back in, I’m not getting any power to the fuel pump. I checked continuity from the harness by the fuel pump relay end to the fuel pump and I’m getting continuity. I replaced the fuel pump relay and nothing. I put a direct line and ground...
  17. Brand new clutch problems... or are they?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, first post here. So just today, I got a brand new clutch put into my 06 rsx type s. I felt something wrong but my friends told me drive it a bit more or that it's all normal. Maybe I was so used to the old worn out clutch that this is different but I don't know so maybe y'all could...
  18. Idle problems on a dc5 type r

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    So this story starts 6 months ago when I flooded my engine. The car was in pretty bad condition but I got the car to start again after changing the milky oil a few times and replacing the coils and spark plugs. Then I had issues with a surging idle which was fixed with a new iacv. But after...
  19. Terrible idle problems

    ECU Tuning RSX
    The idle on my 03 Type S is driving me crazy. I have cleaned the factory IACV, replaced it with an aftermarket one, calibrated TPS, and adjusted IACV duty cycle. My idle is set at 1000rpm because of mounts and torque damper. Here's my problem: sitting still the idle is perfectly fine, regardless...
  20. Having problems with tps sensor

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Does anybody know what voltage should the tps be at idle ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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