Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

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Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#1 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:05 pm

Hi guys my cabby is misfiring at low revs but if you get it over say 2000 revs it goes back to normal ?? Any ideas ??
I've changed

Distributor cap
Rotor arm
Leads
Plugs
All started after I washed the engine Down I will add

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#2 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:12 pm

damp plugs, moisture in the coil packs.
water damage to sensors prob cts
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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#3 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:15 pm

Due to the engine clean ?? We can be stupid at times but always learn from mistakes !! Cts... is that the crank sensor ?? Really appreciate your feedback

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#4 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:16 pm

Any tips on drying it all out ??

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#5 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:22 pm

coolant temp sensor, fragile little beasty on a good day.

tbh, leave it till morning and try again, if still bad defo sensor issues.
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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#6 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:23 pm

Perfect bud ta
Are they expensive and are they easy to change
Again thanks for your help

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#7 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:24 pm

<£20 and a 19mm spanner :cool
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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#8 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:26 pm

Legend !! OK sound I've got the Hayes manual so hopefully it will help me to find it and change it
I'll message back when change and feedback result's
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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#9 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:26 pm

honda or k-series?
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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#10 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:29 pm

Honda bud
Good or bad engine ??

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#11 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:30 pm

haven't got a pic of the d16 version but here's the location of the k-series one

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#12 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:31 pm

Got ya
I think I know where it will be on my honda engine
It's a 1.6 16 dohc engine

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#13 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:34 pm

Also can you help with the error codes if I find them and let you know what it flashes ??

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#14 Post by 1234dist » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:37 pm

d16a8

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Re: Low rev misfire problems on 1992 216 cabby

#15 Post by Peter may » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:23 pm

Just started the car from cold and it's running fine but guess will may change when it gets warm :/ I'll buy a new temp sensor tomorrow and pop it on

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