Home Tips & Tricks Hard Start After “Hot Soak” 02 Honda Accord 2/4 door

Hard Start After “Hot Soak” 02 Honda Accord 2/4 door

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Download REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Download the immobilizer information from the PCM in the car with the PGM Tester. 2. Write down the customer’s radio station presets. 3. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 4. Remove the fuel fill cap. 5. Place a shop towel over the fuel pulsation damper, then slowly turn the damper counterclockwise to loosen it and relieve fuel pressure. 6. Tighten the fuel pulsation damper, and torque it to 22 N.m (16 lb-ft). 7. Disconnect the vacuum hose and the fuel return hose from the fuel pressure regulator. 8. Loosen the fuel pressure regulator locknut, then remove and discard the regulator. 9. Apply clean engine oil to the new O-ring, and carefully push it onto the new regulator. 10. Install the new regulator. Turn it in by hand until the locknut seats. 11. Turn the regulator counterclockwise, and position it as shown. 12. Tighten the locknut to 29 N.m (22 lb-ft), then connect the vacuum hose and the fuel return hose to the regulator. 13. Remove the PCM. 14. Check the PCM. • If the PCM has two mounting bolts, remove and discard the PCM. Go to step 15. • If the PCM has three mounting bolts, remove and discard the PCM. Also discard the PCM mounting plate from the fuel pressure regulator kit. Go to step 16.