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Old 09-05-2007, 07:26 PM   #1
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does anyone know where it is located in this car ?
took a quick look under the hood for my friend and couldnt find it..

were guessing maybe it needs a new one because its starting to hesitate somtimes from 0 -20 mph....
we were thinkin maybe it also needs new wires and spark plugs and distributor cap
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What engine does it have?

My '03 4-cyl does not even have a distributor, cap, or plug wires. It has an individual coil on each spark plug.

I think it's also got no fuel filter. Only a fine mesh screen at the pump inlet in the tank.
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What engine does it have?

My '03 4-cyl does not even have a distributor, cap, or plug wires. It has an individual coil on each spark plug.

I think it's also got no fuel filter. Only a fine mesh screen at the pump inlet in the tank.
Correct, V6 is the same setup. There is a very small screen in the fuel rail IIRC. Might be thinking of a different year though.

Is it an auto or manual, how many miles, check engine light on? No immediate problems matching your description come to mind.
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Could also be gummed injectors, or o2 sensor going bad, which is a very persistent problem among these cars. That could be messing with the fuel.
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no check engine light on, 40,000 miles on it, its an automatic.. i personally think shes just trippin out, i drove it and the thing felt fine, but she kept insisting that it hella lags a lot of time and starts to hesitate
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no check engine light on, 40,000 miles on it, its an automatic.. i personally think shes just trippin out, i drove it and the thing felt fine, but she kept insisting that it hella lags a lot of time and starts to hesitate
It might just be the a/c compressor cycling. That is pretty noticeable on a lot of those cars at lower speeds.
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all accords since 1998 do not have a fuel filter per sae, they have strainer sock on the fuel pump intake.
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