How to Set the 1998 Honda Civic EX Ignition Timing?

Answer 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 »

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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 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 Replace a Timing Belt on a 1998 Honda Civic?

Changing the timing belt on any one of the several Civic models that Honda manufactured in 1998 requires the same process (Civic models 1.6L, 1.6L VTEC, 1.6L VTEC-E, del Sol 1.5L, del Sol 1.6L and ... Read More »

How to Set Ignition Timing on a Civic?

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 »