Replacing the Transmission Filter on 2003 – 2007 Honda Accord 4cyl

Introduction: The Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is filtered of external and wear debris by the transmission filter. Although the owners manual for this model does not list replacement as a maintenance item, replacing this is more of a preventive step. The filter is external i.e. not within the transmission itself.

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Broken tire belts: meaning and symptoms

Do you hear a thumping sound (dim-dim-dim-dim) from the wheels while driving and does your steering wheel vibrate as well? Has this progressively gotten worse? If so, you may well have a broken tire belt. Broken tire belts occur when the reinforcing steel cords within the rubber of tires break. This often leads to an uneven tire surface.

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Replacement of PCV valve on the 2003 – 2007 Accord (4Cyl)

Introduction: The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve serves to vent the blow-by gases that make it to the crankcase from the combustion chamber via the piston rings. Increased crankcase pressure can lead to oil leaks e.g. from the valve cover gasket. Leaks due to a clogged PCV valve would often occur via multiple channels due to the raised crankcase pressure.

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