1999 Honda Accord EX STUTTERS , misfires and problem not found yet? Over $1000 spent on tests, tune up parts and fuel related parts
CAR “MISFIRES”, STUTTERS, SOMETIMES STALLS
1999 ACCORD EX
FUEL OR ELECTRICAL
CAR SAT THROUGH 2 TOURS OF DUTY WITHOUT BEING DRY DOCKED OR RUN
ACTIONS TAKEN SO FAR:
TAKEN TO TRUSTED MECHANIC (CHARLIE), FULL COMPUTER DIAGNOSTICS PERFORMED, NO TROUBLE CODES FOUND
CALLED HONDA SERVICE & DISCUSSED WITH LONG TIME CONNECTION (JIM) WITH NO NEW INFO
BOTH CONCUR THAT THE FUEL BECOMES A PROBLEN AND SCREWS UP THE FUEL LINES, INJECTORS, PUMP AND FILTER.
ALSO STATED THAT ETHANOL ROTS THE RUBBER IN THE SYSTEM: LINES, GASKETS
*FULL TUNEUP INC SPARK PLUGS, AIR FILTERS
VOLT METER TESTING OF ALL COMPONENTS IN FUEL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
*REPLACED INTERNAL FUEL FILTER/FUEL PUMP (INSIDE GAS TANK)
*SWITCHED TO “REAL GAS”, NO ETHANOL
*ADDED FUEL INJECTOR CLEANERS TO GAS: LUCAS AND Berryman’s B-12
GOING TO DRIVE THE HELL OUT OF IT
SELL IT! OR LIVE WITH IT!
If the problem stems from gum, sludge, varnish, and other fuel-related deposits, we would recommend running our B-12 Chemtool Total Fuel System Clean-Up (part #2616) at 1 oz/gal. You might even consider running it through twice if the problem is severe. That will help remove any water from the gas tank as well as clean the fuel pump, the fuel lines, the injectors, and the intake valves.
After that, you should apply our Professional 3-Step Fuel Maintenance Kit (part #2630). The kit includes an air-intake and throttle body cleaner (aerosol) and a combustion chamber cleaner (liquid) for use by way of manifold vacuum induction (usually through the PCV valve or brake booster). These products in combination will clean the throttle and butterfly, air intake manifold, intake valves, pistons, and combustion chambers.