How to Set Ignition Timing on a Civic?

Answer Gasoline burns relatively slowly. It is not the explosion we all imagine, but a slower, controlled burn. As the fuel burns in a car, the hot gases expand with an increasing pressure until the pisto... Read More »

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How to Set the Ignition Timing in a 99 Honda Civic?

The ignition timing of your 1999 Honda Civic controls when the spark plugs in the engine fire. The order and speed at which your spark plugs fire have a profound effect on the efficiency and ride-q... Read More »

How to Set the 1998 Honda Civic EX Ignition Timing?

The 1988 Honda Civic EX featured a 1.5L or a 1.6L four-cylinder engine. Both engines have an ignition timing of 18 degrees before top dead center (BTDC). You should routinely adjust the ignition ti... Read More »

How to Adjust the Ignition Timing on a Honda Civic?

An internal combustion engine relies on the detonation of a fuel and air mixture in order to produce power. To insure that the fuel in your Civic's combustion engine is burned completely and effici... Read More »

How to Set the Ignition Timing With No Timing Marks?

Ignition timing is when the distributor sends an electric spark into the engine to ignite the fuel. This fuel ignition is what powers the car. The sequence in which this happens is very finely bala... Read More »