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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-11-2003, 02:50 PM Thread Starter
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I'm putting off alot of carbon through my exhaust. Is there anything I can check to figure out why?
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read your plugs. you might be running rich. also how was your timing? and did you clean your injectors while you had your head off?

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Check anything to do with the fuel system

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I would also suggest adding some Regane Fuel system cleaner or, Chevron w/Techron fuel system cleaner. They both work very well.
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I had the fuel injectors cleaned by the local Honda garage when they were off and also the rail. I set the timing after I did the valve lash.
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plug wires, distributor, fuel pressure regulator...
How do your plugs look?
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Sorry about the extra post. I'll check my plugs and get back to you.
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Josh, you seriously have a problem with your fuel system, I'm not trying to jerk you around. since you can't drive over to my house I can't guess-timate your problem. I want to help you out okay? the plugs will be a tell tale sign if it is all the cylinders or just one. that will allow us to cut the troubleshooting in half. we refer to that as "half-stepping" a fault.
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how about tryin an 02 or make sure your coolant temp sensor wiring isn't all crusty b/c any extra resistance will trick your car into thinkin its cooler therefore addin more fuel i've seen that a few times on bseries eng.'s b/c of the location of the CTS.

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how is your idle? Mine was high when I had a carbon problem... the problem was bad ecu wiring.

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Everything about my car is fine. It idles good runs great and is really quiet. I still haven't had a chance to pull out the plugs but I'll do it this weekend.
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It only takes a few minutes man!
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When you have the tools it takes only a few minutes I have to go to my dads house. I'll find out this weekend.
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I took out the plugs and there was oil on 2 and 4. I was also down a half a quart of oil. It never used oil before the valve job. But I also switched to synthetic at the same time. What next??? It blows smoke at high rev
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