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Old 13 Apr 2010, 10:16 pm
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Default honda prelude igniton timing advance?

I have a 1990 honda prelude, i went to get it somgged and it failed on hydrocarbons and CO,















I also have smoke comming from the tail pipe















from what i know that means the car is misfiring does anyone know what the engine timing should be advanced to in these cars? it was at 9 when i was having the problems















only answcer if you know the answer































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Old 13 Apr 2010, 10:31 pm
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as far as i know when u go to smog















the techs are required to check timing and correct timing if its not in the correct degree















misfire could be caused by not getting a tuned up















distributor, spark plugs, spark plug wires and fuel filter should be replalced















that should help you















but if you have just HC then it should be a misfire















if you have both HC and CO you are running rich which i believe is advancing the timing, either the fuel injectors are stuck open which is bad, fuel pressure regulator is not holding pressure right or your fuel return lines and vacuum lines are clogged up.
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