Honda Civic/CRX/del Sol 1984-1995 Repair Guide

Adjustment

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RELUCTOR GAP



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the distributor cap and the rotor.
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  3. Turn the crankshaft to align the reluctor points with the stator ends.
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  5. Using a non-metallic feeler gauge, check the air reluctor-to-stator air gaps; they must be equal.
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  7. To adjust, loosen the stator-to-distributor screws, adjust the stator-to-reluctor air gaps and tighten the screws.
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  9. Recheck the air gaps.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Checking the reluctor gap-1984-87 carbureted engines



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Fig. Fig. 2: Checking the reluctor gap-1984-87 fuel injected engines

 
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