What happens if VTEC solenoid is dirty?
The most likely scenario with a VTEC solenoid failure is when you get a check engine light, and the car will likely go into limp mode, often leaving you fearing the worst.
What engine is in a Honda Civic EK9?
EK9 (1997; based on sixth generation Civic)
|First generation (EK9)|
|Engine||1.6 L (1,595 cc) B16B I4|
|Power output||185 PS (136 kW; 182 hp) and 160 N⋅m (118 lbf⋅ft)|
What EK Civic has VTEC?
For Civics the EX, EX-L, HX (6th generation), Si, Si-R, VTi VTiR and Civic Type R (CTR) are VTEC.
What causes a VTEC solenoid to go bad?
While a Honda VTEC solenoid rarely goes bad, problems with VTEC not engaging properly are extremely common. Most of the time incorrect wiring is to blame, but occasionally something even smaller is the culprit.
How much horsepower does a EK9 have?
Honda Civic Type R EK9 Specifications
|Torque (lb ft)||118|
How much is a Honda Civic EK9?
1999 Honda Civic Type R EK9 (from December 1999)
|Model||Chassis||Price in USD ($)|
|TYPE R X||GE-EK9||21,348|
Does civic ek9 have VTEC?
Thanks, Alex. unless its had an engine swap then no it doesnt, iirc ek4, ek9, ej8, em1 are the civics in that generation with vtec.
Can you hit VTEC in reverse?
In a straight line, ‘hitting VTEC’ often results in noticeably more power and a satisfying sound as the cam profiles shift. However, does VTEC still work in reverse? The clip below answers that age-old question and to our surprise, yes, you can hit VTEC in reverse, not that doing so serves any real purpose.