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Old 06-20-2011, 08:50 PM
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Default 99 accord 2.3 vtec hitting rev limiter at 4000 rpms?

Why would it be doing this. Exactly 4000 it hits rev limiter! All gears!
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:08 PM
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Check for stored codes.......any mod's?
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:38 PM
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Default i checked for codes.

There is p1259-manufacturer controlled fuel and air metering. And. A emissions code. I had no troubles till I removed the vtec spool valve, I believe it called on the back of the head. And cleaned it with Carb cleaner and replaced the gasket/o ring. Has rubber square type seal with screen in bottom of seal. Only thing I have done latley to it. Has never done this before. What does that valve solenoid do? Thanks!!
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Old 06-21-2011, 11:08 PM
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P1259 is for a vtec malfunction. That valve uses oil pressure to activate the vtec. This is likely causing your car to run poorly. I suggest checking that you plugged it in correctly and also inspect the pins in case you bent one.

What was the other code?
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Old 06-21-2011, 11:08 PM

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