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by orangehonda
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Vezel / HRV (RU)
Topic: Maintenance for Honda Vezel
Replies: 7
Views: 7579

Re: Maintenance for Honda Vezel

I may be mistaken by the photo which shows 4 pcs in the listing for the spark plug. Best check with fitinpart.sg if price is for 4 pc or each. Sorry... Thanks orangehonda for the very clear reply (with the estimated prices for each part)! Looking at the parts and the prices you mentioned, does that ...
by orangehonda
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Vezel / HRV (RU)
Topic: Maintenance for Honda Vezel
Replies: 7
Views: 7579

Re: Maintenance for Honda Vezel

I can only get the Malaysia HRV one for comparison. The transmission fluid change is very far away at 160,000 km Normally we would not stretch so far away and want to take car of the transmission a bit by changing fluid every year. Do your own research on the interval. You can check the link below t...
by orangehonda
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Vezel / HRV (RU)
Topic: Maintenance for Honda Vezel
Replies: 7
Views: 7579

Re: Maintenance for Honda Vezel

How about the transmission fluid change.
Is this part of the major servicing in your owners manual?
by orangehonda
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Vezel / HRV (RU)
Topic: Maintenance for Honda Vezel
Replies: 7
Views: 7579

Re: Maintenance for Honda Vezel

Workshop have labour, equipment, tools and rental to cover and need profit for the owner. Hence to justify overcharge (or not) depends on individual based on the quality of work and trustworthiness of the shop. Just for parts only...Taking prices from fitinpart.sg as a reference based on Vezel IDEMI...
by orangehonda
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Drop the oil pan and replace connecting rod bearings
Replies: 0
Views: 1377

Drop the oil pan and replace connecting rod bearings

The engine had an abnormal knocking. I failed to eliminate by adjusting the valve lash and renewing the timing chain. The worst fear was... was it the connecting rod bearings? This job is a little over whelming for me to undertake. So i tried... https://honda18.blogspot.com/2019/11/connecting-rod-be...
by orangehonda
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Replace timing chain (DIY)
Replies: 0
Views: 986

Replace timing chain (DIY)

My attempt at replacing the timing chain and chain tensioner after 200,000 km

http://honda18.blogspot.com/2019/11/tim ... m.html?m=1
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by orangehonda
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Still maintaining the Honda Stream
Replies: 15
Views: 19694

Re: Still maintaining the Honda Stream

I am more comfortable to do stuff at snail pace over meet ups. And i do make mistakes. So i better not transfer that mistake in diy advice to protect us. Yes the stream’s engine compartment is quite spacious vs the civic. My fuel consumption dropped quite a bit also to 9 km/l. However changing out n...
by orangehonda
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Still maintaining the Honda Stream
Replies: 15
Views: 19694

Still maintaining the Honda Stream

I am still fixing stuff on the Stream... 10 years on.

A list of components is listed here

http://honda18.blogspot.com/
by orangehonda
Sat May 28, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Civic FD / Stream wheel bearings
Replies: 0
Views: 1207

Civic FD / Stream wheel bearings

http://eco-hondacar.blogspot.sg/2016/05 ... aring.html

List of bearing model for front and rear information collected during replacement.
by orangehonda
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Renew COE for 1st Gen Stream RN3?
Replies: 1
Views: 1380

Re: Renew COE for 1st Gen Stream RN3?

Call local Honda stockist - Thian Seng - for their advise on their stocking profile for older RN3.
by orangehonda
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: DIY fix Code P0172
Replies: 0
Views: 1999

DIY fix Code P0172

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 Car jerky...again?... Trouble shooting Code P0172 The last time this code P0172 came up, it was a result of EGR not seating & tighten properly. http://eco-hondacar.blogspot.sg/2015/08/trouble-shooting-code-p0172-my-egr-nut.html What is P0172? http://www.obd-codes.com/p017...
by orangehonda
Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Pacing to 750 km on 1 tank
Replies: 5
Views: 2774

Re: Pacing to 750 km on 1 tank

Challenge complete!

753 km on one tank

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by orangehonda
Sat Aug 22, 2015 6:22 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Oxygen, Air-fuel sensor
Replies: 1
Views: 2113

Re: Oxygen, Air-fuel sensor

Reversing a downward trend, after using Redline Fuel System Cleaner http://eco-hondacar.blogspot.sg/2015/08/reversing-downward-trend-after-using.html I am looking for a solution. Why is my mileage looking poor? Since after using the Redline Fuel System cleaner, my mileage has been steadily performin...
by orangehonda
Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Pacing to 750 km on 1 tank
Replies: 5
Views: 2774

Re: Pacing to 750 km on 1 tank

Do the above first. Its the easiest and don't need to downtime your vehicle. If above does not improve your mileage, try these 1. Check for head gasket burnt by doing a vacuum test. It is quite easy to do. Head gasket leaks do show in poor mileage and can melt the pistons. I have had head gasket lea...
by orangehonda
Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Stream / Odyssey / Elysion / Freed
Topic: Honda stream petrol type
Replies: 1
Views: 1796

Re: Honda stream petrol type

yes. I use 92. No engine knocking.