Acura Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Hello welcome to just answer I am master tech and will be able to assist you today.
when you put the fuel filter in did it have fuel pressure or just fuel in the filter.
the reason I ask is this sounds like one of 2 things.
either the pgm-fi fuel relay has failed or the timing belt might have broke.
to tell if you have fuel pressure loosen the fuel line on the filter and turn the key on see if the fuel squirts out with a lot of pressure or just flows out.
Thanks. I have pressure from the fuel pump. I can hear it run and it does squirt fuel out when the top fitting is loosened. The serpentine belt seems okay tool.
OK, you mean oil coming out?
I can't see anything moving?
ok you could see the mechanical parts inside correct
Yes, not much thru the hole but I could see some.
ok sounds like the timing belt has broke
this will need to be taken apart to inspect futher.
is that the same as the main serp belt?
ok, is this something I can replace?
the serptein belt is the drive belts that run the power steering and alternator
I have a Chilton manual for the car
well the problem is the engine might have some mechanical damage,
ok, but how can i tell?
normally on these motors they are full interferience motors and the valves will hit the pistions and bend
ouch! that doesn't sound good.
no its not
it didn't make any noise when it stopped running, just stopped like shutting of the key.
but personally I would Not crank it any more and take it apart and line it all back up on the cams and crank and install a new belt. by the grace of the car gods you might get lucky and be ok
thats what they do.
the silent killer we call it
Wow. i have been cranking it a lot trying to get it started. I guess I better get a mechanic to look at it. I live in the country and there is a mobile mike that i can get out.
ok this might be best
ok, thanks. I guess that is all for now.
it's a involved task and if the cylinder heads need to come off then it's a very large job
ok, that is more than i can do. you don't think it is a relay or anything? I have seen a lot of problems online with relays.
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if the relay was bad you would have no fuel pressure.
you have indicated to me their is fuel pressure correct
this is mechanical now
I will give you a good rating. thanks
if you did a compression test this will also confirm
thank you very much.
will their be anything else I can help you with on this matter
No, that is all thanks. I will give an exc rating.
thank you. I will be leaving the chat now. have a nice remainder of the day .