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by jengwe
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:58 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: HONDA RECALL CAMPAIGN
Replies: 2
Views: 4991

Honda REcall Campaign

Hi DeanLim, Thanks for posting the official Honda Recall info. It helped me to confirm that the PI wasn't trying to pull a fast one. I then checked against my car VIN against the list and also called LTA to confirm. LTA simply said that as long as the vehicle owners went to any mechanic to check and...
by jengwe
Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Engine reving but no power.........
Replies: 2
Views: 2922

Bro, saw your previous posts. You seem to have had it for months and you persisted in continuing to drive it. That is not good. If you have D blinking light, get the DTC code read and determine the specific electronic component that has fried in the gearbox. Its that simple. Likely to be the Control...
by jengwe
Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Nichitoyo CVTF oil - Any reviews? Otherwise be discerning
Replies: 2
Views: 5303

Nichitoyo CVTF oil - Any reviews? Otherwise be discerning

HI All, Got to know about the above mentioned product. Looks Iffy, can't find much info from the net except this brand name seems to appear in Alibaba. Any reviews? I for one will stick to Honda products until proven otherwise with a track record of at least 20k kms. Heard the retail of 1 btl is mor...
by jengwe
Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Airwave
Topic: car jerking when accelerating between 40 to 70kmh
Replies: 7
Views: 6271

In motion jerking - Its a different animal altogether

Hi to all, what you describe is something I have not experienced so the remedy solution to your problem is expected to be different. I am surprise when my name is quoted for this problem. What I have resolved is Start/Stop Shudder, Rpm Jump and Moving Off Shudder. So please be clear and concise. I t...
by jengwe
Sun Nov 18, 2012 1:21 am
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Airwave Jerking Resolved-Final Puzzle Piece AC relay-Nov'12
Replies: 0
Views: 7397

Airwave Jerking Resolved-Final Puzzle Piece AC relay-Nov'12

Hi to all, It has been nearly a year since I started DIY to resolve my car jerking issues. Having helped over 80 cars and accumulating experience, I would like to sum it all as a final post on this Jerk/Shudder issue faced by countless Airwave, Fit/Jazz and City owners, as I have completely resolved...
by jengwe
Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Airwave GearBOX!!
Replies: 31
Views: 56067

its not just the PCV, there are other things too

Hi all, ts been 9 months, I have mentioned quite a few months back that its not just the PCV but a combination of a few other devices. Please read my other posts or contact me. If you read, you will know how to. If you like to jump the gun, please find a mech and not me. I want to teach ppl how to r...
by jengwe
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Hond Kindda admitting their design issue with Airwave CVT
Replies: 2
Views: 3038

Hond Kindda admitting their design issue with Airwave CVT

Hi all, go check out this article at the below URL http://www.world.honda.com/news/2011/4110301Geneva-2011/index.html The statement of interest is "The torque converter replaced the start clutch arrangement of the previous CVT unit, giving improved parking speed drivability" In engineer speak, impro...
by jengwe
Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: If mileage over 100k, change out O2 sensor. FC will improve
Replies: 2
Views: 3853

If mileage over 100k, change out O2 sensor. FC will improve

Hi to all, I have successfully changed out my Pre (6 Ohm heater) and Post (13 Ohm heater) Cat O2 sensors using NTK universal 4 wire O2 sensors. What is critical is the use the correct wattage heater built into the sensor as the wrong wattage will trigger DTC code P0135 or P0141. The Honda Airwave us...
by jengwe
Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Observations made while resolving Jerk/Shudder issue
Replies: 7
Views: 5478

Premature failure of Iginition Coil

Hi Bro, your reply is akin to saying is that there is no difference in a person dying from old age and a young person dying from poisoning cause all ppl die. Anyway, dielectric grease protects contacts from corrosion, it doesn't improve contact. Applying dielectric grease on a damaged ignition coil ...
by jengwe
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Observations made while resolving Jerk/Shudder issue
Replies: 7
Views: 5478

Hi Bro, I highlighted sparks because its the cause of premature ignition coil failure. Up till now, I have not seen a ignition coil fail from age but rather its always from heat damage resulting from loose sparks. I personally think the ignition coil can last much longer as I have seen good coils wi...
by jengwe
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Observations made while resolving Jerk/Shudder issue
Replies: 7
Views: 5478

Observations made while resolving Jerk/Shudder issue

Hi to all, Months have passed since my 1st post on Jerk/shudder issues. I am happy to report that the Start/Stop jerks have been minimal and lesser in amplitude. The jerks experienced during engaging of AC compressor is completely gone and I rarely get the cyclical rpm drop jump symptom nowadays. If...
by jengwe
Wed May 23, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Good and Reliable Workshop For Airwave
Replies: 17
Views: 12373

Hi all, I monitored this post hoping to get new insights on the solution method and repair costs but I think the solution effected is not complete. You can check out my posts and see that I have described your problem and rectification prett much in detail. If your mech mentioned that the fuel consu...
by jengwe
Sun May 06, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: 2 types of jerking resolved - Start/Stop & Moving off
Replies: 12
Views: 25144

2 types of jerking resolved - Start/Stop & Moving off

Hi to all, I have since done up over 30 cars, ranging from 60K to 180k kms. What I have noticed is there are 2 kinds of Jerk shudder which I term it as: 1.Start-Stop Jerking / Shudder - The vehicle will shudder during braking to a stop at the traffic light. During waiting and when the A/C compressor...
by jengwe
Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Honda Idle Re-learn Procedure after TB and IAC cleaning
Replies: 0
Views: 6553

Honda Idle Re-learn Procedure after TB and IAC cleaning

Hi all, found and tried it All Honda models with programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) have the ability to learn and adjust the engine idle speed to optimize engine idle characteristics. The idle learn procedure should be done whenever you do any of these actions: • Reset, replace, unplug, or reprogr...
by jengwe
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Airwave Jerking resolved - Ignition Coil & Spark Gap
Replies: 9
Views: 16652

Hi,

Due to family event, I am unable to meet on Tues, 21st Feb.

Maybe another day.