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Old 10-30-2012, 02:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I just opened egr passage block up. It took two nuts to allow the fuel rail to move out of the way, then maybe 5 bolts on the passage plate. After that I could quickly see it was the problem. There might be other ways to tell, but it only took me 5-10 minutes to get in there and look at it. I did a write up for the and linked to an even better write up with labeled pictures. Hopefully it is similar to yours.
You have to pull the fuel injectors from the rail and intake manifold to do this?? I'm asking because I still haven't done it.

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Old 10-30-2012, 03:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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You have to pull the fuel injectors from the rail and intake manifold to do this?? I'm asking because I still haven't done it.
I only pulled the nozzle side of the fuel injectors from the intake manifold. I left them all in the fuel rail and carefully suspended them to not waste any fuel. Some people use the time to have their fuel injectors professionally cleaned or replace O rings, but I was in for the quick fix.
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Well, every bit as mysterious as to why it stopped working; last night it started going into lean burn again. I had done nothing to "fix" it.

I did change the plugs, but that was after it started working again. While they were worn some, the plugs looked great.

I also found this thread:
DIY: forgotten tune-up mods - Honda Civic Forum
Which shows cleaning the EGR valve and a bunch of other maintenance items I should probably address, but I hadn't gotten to doing any of them.

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