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  1. Time to Replace Timing Chain and TCT?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have 180,000 on my '05 Type-S. I have been getting P1009 CEL off-and-on. It has new Mobil-1 oil and Honda oil filter. I have changed both solenoids. Now people have been recommending that I change the TCT and the chain. Video attached. I need recommendations.. I know that it is noisy... Thanks!
  2. Do I have to remove evap core to replace the 2 O-rings in the expansion valve?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I was troubleshooting why my a/c keeps losing pressure after a week or so and I narrowed it to leaky O-rings in the expansion valve under the dash. I have my glove box and air box gutted to access this and sure enough the insulation over the evap pipe was soaked and I can see wet areas all...
  3. Aftermarket amp to replace stock bose amp under seat

    Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    I did't find any diy out there exactly how to install aftermarket 4 channel amp over the stock bose amp that hides under the passenger seat. So i decided to mess with it since its only a rsx. Without going thru the hassle to rewire new wires to each individual four speakers, i cut only those...
  4. Need to replace my SRS module how do you disconnect the yellow connectors

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys I am trying to remove and replace my SRS module and I can’t seem to figure out how to remove the two yellow 18P connectors from my old module ito get it out and I don’t want to break them. What’s the trick? Thanks, Pat
  5. Tape ERR Decision / Repair or Replace

    Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    Since I bought my 2003 RSX Type-S, I've used a cassette adaptor so I could listen to an iPod... then later an iPhone. Over the past couple of years, the stock head unit would give TAPE ERR message, then eject he adaptor. And then it got worse, until finally, last week, it won't eject at all, and...
  6. What parts should you replace

    The DIY Garage RSX
    So honestly I can’t find a form like this but I want to know what parts I should replace so my base Acura never brakes down cause I always seem to need this part or that part I want a list of all the parts I should think about replacing any options or opinions would be great to hear! Thanks...
  7. K20z3 to replace a k20z1 in a 06 type-s

    K-Series Swaps
    I will be replacing the stock k20z1 in my rsx with a k20z3 is there any problems I may run into when doing this that I could plan ahead for? I will be using my old harness and ECU as well
  8. How to replace cruise control or sunroof bulb

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So my cruise control button light bulb stopped working. I looked for a DIY on here but found one that doesn't have the pics up anymore. Can anyone provide instructions with images or links? Thanks!
  9. Help on how to replace passenger's side seat belt

    Interior Mods RSX
    hello everyone, I currently ran into a problem with my passenger's side seat belt. After an accident the seat belt wouldn't retract anymore. I bought a replacement OEM but can't figure out how to take off the cover that hides the actual seat belt. Could someone please give me a step by step on...
  10. CEL says replace VVT pressure switch but not running any different

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, I've had many problems with my '06 base that I've been able to fix thanks to your threads and comments. But now I feel I need to post. back in May I had an issue with my Vtec that I solved by replacing my oil pressure switch, I never got a code though. (Troubleshooting thanks to this...
  11. Can't remove hub from knuckle.. any tip? Trying ti replace wheel bearings

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey clubrsx, I'm having a tough time trying to remove the front hub (that's attached to the lug studs) off from the front spindle/knuckle. I am trying to replace my wheel bearings but cannot get anything to work. Both driver and passenger sides are seized. I already fudge the abs sensor plus...
  12. K20a3 replace with a z1 or 24 need help

    The DIY Garage RSX
    So had a rod knock and put it rod out my oil pan. Never sealed or built a honda before built v8s so I know what I'm doing. My question is will the z1 go right in and use all the stock a3 harness and ecu and what would I need to do a 24 swap.
  13. Replace Fuel pump or no? 150K miles

    All Motor RSX
    Hello, I just had my engine rebuilt, unfortunately the gas was three years old. I was told to run it out and in the process have burned through two tanks of gas, it is running better but still not 100% My car has been down for 3 years and I am anxious to get it running. I am very close! My...
  14. Good smart pieces to replace?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    I'm ordering some bolts, a serpentine belt, and fender liners to replace rotted and rusted ones on my RSX. What other small pieces could I add onto the order to make shipping worth it? Things like clips, bolts, screws, weather strips, etc. I know I can pick up some of these from a hardware store...
  15. D.I.Y. - How To Replace The Window Trim On The RSX

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey folks! I had this video up a while ago and never realized it had been set to private, thus this post being taken down. I have fixed the video so everyone can see it. If you have any issues viewing it, please let me know! Feel free to ask any questions!:thumbsup: Link to Video...
  16. Help! Hood opened while driving. How can I fix my roof? Undent or replace it?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Would it be cheaper to replace the roof or fix the dent of my roof. Long story short, my upper tie bar is a mess and the hood latch began to break of it. The hood still closed but my guess is the last time I closed it, it didn't go all the way judging by how bent the tie bar was where the hood...
  17. Replace These 5 Parts for Better Mileage

    General RSX Discussion
    Read more about Replace These 5 Parts for Better Mileage.
  18. how to replace back glass

    The DIY Garage RSX
    lighter was in the crease when i shut the hatch and the glass broke, i found used glass, so how do you install the glass is it easier to replace the hatch lid any help is appreciated, i have been working on jeeps all my life is new to me
  19. Need a shop in Birmingham, AL to replace cracked head.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2002 Rsx Type S with k20a2 engine and I need to find a reputable shop in Birmingham Al to do the work. I'm also looking for a replacement head for this engine. Engine ran hot and cracked the head. Any help would be greatly appreciated.:hb::hb:
  20. How do my spark plugs look? Should i replace them??

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Took my plugs out recently to check their condition due to recent hesitation and power loss issues. They are NGK iridiums with around 20k miles on them. Do they look like they indicate something is wrong? Camera flash off: Camera flash on: Edit* Up closer to the tips:
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