Honda 1.6L Index of Articles

How To Test Trouble Code P0135 (1995-2000 Honda 1.6L)

How To Test Trouble Code P0135 (1995-2000 Honda 1.6L)

A failed upstream O2 sensor heater element causing a P0135: Primary Heated Oxygen Sensor (Primary HO2S)(Sensor 1) Heater Circuit Malfunction trouble code is a very common problem on the 1.6L Honda Civic. Thankfully, the upstream O2 sensor's...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (Honda 1.6L)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (Honda 1.6L)

Testing the throttle position sensor (TPS) to see if it has failed and causing a TPS diagnostic trouble code (DTC) is not hard. As a matter-o'-fact, to test the TPS on your Honda Civic, you don't need a scan tool. In this tutorial, I'm gonna'...   read more >>

How To Troubleshoot A No Start (1.6L Honda Civic)

How To Troubleshoot A No Start (1.6L Honda Civic)

Quite a few things can cause your 1.6L Honda Civic (Civic del Sol) to Crank but Not Start. For example: a BAD fuel pump, a BAD igniter, a BAD ignition coil, a busted timing belt... and the list goes on. The good news is that troubleshooting the...   read more >>

How To Test The MAP Sensor (1.6L Honda Civic)

How To Test The MAP Sensor (1.6L Honda Civic)

Quite a few things can fool your Honda's PCM (Powertrain Control Module = fuel injection computer) into thinking the manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor is bad when it isn't. Thankfully, testing the MAP sensor is pretty easy and in this...   read more >>

How To Test Misfire Codes (1.6L Honda Civic)

How To Test Misfire Codes (1.6L Honda Civic)

The thing that complicates troubleshooting a misfire condition on your Honda 1.6 equipped Civic (Civic del Sol) is that the root cause could lie in failed spark plug wires, or a bad distributor cap, or a bad fuel injector, or in one engine cylinder...   read more >>

How To Test For A Broken Timing Belt (1.6L Honda Civic)

How To Test For A Broken Timing Belt (1.6L Honda Civic)

A lot of things can cause your Honda Civic to crank but not start and a busted timing belt is one such thing. It stinks that you're Civic is not starting... but the cool thing is that testing to see if the timing belt has busted on your Honda...   read more >>

How To Test The Igniter, Ignition Coil Accord, Civic, CRV, and Odyssey

How To Test The Igniter, Ignition Coil  Accord, Civic, CRV, and Odyssey

This article will walk you thru' the entire testing and diagnostics/troubleshooting of the 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00 Honda Accord, Civic, CRV, and Odyssey Igniter (Ignition Control Module-ICM), Ignition Coil, Distributor... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (1.6L Honda Civic)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test  (1.6L Honda Civic)

Finding the ‘dead’ cylinder is usually the most important first step in trying to troubleshoot a misfire, especially when the computer doesn't register any misfire diagnostic trouble codes indicating which of the 4 cylinders is the...   read more >>

Testing The Front Oxygen Sensor (1.6L Honda Civic)

Testing The Front Oxygen Sensor (1.6L Honda Civic)

When the upstream oxygen sensor fails (commonly known as O2S11) on your OBD II equipped 1.6L Honda vehicle... you're gonna' see the check engine light lit up on your instrument cluster. Not only that, you're gonna' spend a little more money at...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (Honda 1.6L)

How To Test Engine Compression (Honda 1.6L)

Testing the engine compression on your 1.6L Honda Civic (Civic del Sol) is a pretty easy and simple affair, since the spark plugs are right on top of the engine. This tutorial will walk you through the entire process in a step-by-step fashion and...   read more >>