Question: My Honda Civic Takes Awhile To Accelerate

Why Do My Honda Civic Headlights Take A Long Time To Turn On

When i go out to my car and start it, I turn the headlights on and it takes about 10 seconds for the light to turn on. It only happens every once in awhile or when its really really cold out. The longest delay I have ever seen on it was when it was -35 degrees F outside so it seems its related to temperature. What would cause the lights to delay before turning on? Is there ...

Why Would My Car After Driving A Little While Will Start Not Accelerating It Goes Very Slow And Smells Burnt

It does not show to be overheating on the dash, but it smells burnt and after about 20 minutes of driving, it will only go very slow and not accelerate fast, it takes about 3 minutes to get to 20 miles an hour. It is a 2002 Honda Civic. Thank you for your helpl Sorry, I forgot to mention that if I let it sit a good 25 minutes it seems to work fine after that. ...

IMy Car Keeps Stopping While I Drive

Alright well heres my BIG problem. Up until recently it was driving ok, but now it takes forever to start, and while that is happening all I hear is it stumbling, and make a noise similar to something like a tin can being hit, then it starts, I reverse and it will stop again, I turn it on and have to drive around awhile to make sure it wont stop while I get on the main street, at red lights or ...

Why Does My 1994 Civic Hatchback CX Smoke Alot When I Accelerate

I just bought a 94 civic hatch CX, and it was smoking really bad and bogging but then i replaced the valve cover gasket, sparkplugs, wireset, distributor cap and did a whole oil change and the bogging stopped, but now it smokes alot when i accelerate, like when i go above 4k RPM in 1st or 2nd it smokes alot and it smells bad. I dont think its a headgasket but I'm not sure. ...

1995 Honda Civic Running Poorly, Any Answers

I have a 95 Honda Civic and it runs terrible. Althought it starts and stays on, when you push the gas, the car is very slow to take off. It also, takes a while to shift gears, and very hard to get up hills. The people I bought it from said they put a new engine and tranny in. I took a look at it and it looked fairly newer than the car. When I took it to the shop, they ...

Why Is My Honda Civic Making A Tiny Rattling Noise

I have a 2000 Honda Civic that make a rattling noise whenever I accelerate. It only happens when I start hitting around 25 - 30 MPH and lasts for 2 or 3 seconds. If I stop accelerating, it goes away. It doesn't come back as long as I maintain my speed or speed up, but if I slow down and speed up again, the noise happens again for another 2 or 3 seconds. It sounds sort of like when ...

2003 Honda Civic Should I Get New Engine

It was overheating once in awhile and we were told to replace head gasket. We didn't. My son broke down in middle of no where. Towed it to a Honda dealer and they said oil and water is in engine, we need a new one. Refubished with 12K mile guarantee is $3800.00. We live 300 miles away and don't know any garages where car is located now. Do we get the refurbished engine for this amount? Would that include hoses and ...

1998 MITSUBISHI MONTERO SPORT >will Not Accelerate Like It Should . Replaced Engine .

Original engine ran very good but would not pass smog . had blowby . I have to push the gas to the floor to get going , after about a block or two it will get up to 30 or 35 mph , with the ...

How Long Can I Wait To Get New Catalytic Converter On 2000 Honda Civic

Question: How Long Can I Wait To Get New Catalytic Converter On 2000 Honda Civic, I have a 2000 Honda Civic approx 125 k miles. For the past few weeks check engine light has come on & gone off. When low on fuel it comes on then about 50 miles after filling up it goes off & comes on again when fuel is low. Today took it to auto zone they said code was PO420. I don't ...

How Can I Tell Whats Making My Honda Civic Overheat

Sometimes i'll overheat quickly and sometime it takes forever and when i push my clutch in it sometimes stops. ...