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Engine Electrical

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Ignition coil
Rated voltage
12 V
Firing order
1−3−4−2
Spark plug
Type
NGK: IZFR6K13
DENSO: SKJ20DR-M13
Gap
1.2−1.3 mm (0.047−0.051 in.)
———
Ignition timing
At idle (check the white mark)
M/T (in neutral): 0±2 ° BTDC
A/T (in N or P): 0±2 ° BTDC
Drive belt
Tension
Auto-tensioner
Alternator
Output
At 13.5 V and normal engine temperature
95 A
Coil (rotor) resistance
At 20 °C (68 °F)
2.1−2.3 Ω
Slip ring O.D.
22.7 mm (0.89 in.)
21.2 mm (0.83 in.)
Brush length
23.0 mm (0.91 in.)
18.0 mm (0.71 in.)
Brush spring tension
4.1−5.3 N (0.42−0.54 kgf, 0.93−1.19 lbs)
Starter
Output
Except L13Z1 KP, KQ
0.7 kw
L13Z1 KP, KQ
0.6 kw, 0.7 kw
Commutator mica depth
0.45−0.75 mm (0.018−0.030 in.)
0.20 mm (0.008 in.)
Commutator runout
0.05 mm (0.002 in.) max.
0.4 mm (0.02 in.)
Commutator O.D.
27.9−28.0 mm (1.098−1.102 in.)
27.0 mm (1.06 in.)
Brush length
9.7−10.3 mm (0.38−0.41 in.)
6.0 mm (0.20 in.)


Engine Assembly

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Compression
Pressure check at 250 rpm (min −1 ) with wide open throttle. (See Design Specs for ratio)
Minimum
980 kPa (10.0 kgf/cm 2 , 142 psi)
———
Maximum variation
200 kPa (2.0 kgf/cm 2 , 28 psi)
———


Cylinder Head

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Head
Warpage
0.07 mm (0.0028 in.)
0.08 mm (0.003 in.)
Height
119.9−120.1 mm (4.720−4.728 in.)
———
Camshaft
End play
0.05−0.25 mm (0.002−0.010 in.)
0.5 mm (0.02 in.)
Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance
0.045−0.084 mm (0.0018−0.0033 in.)
0.100 mm (0.004 in.)
Total runout
0.03 mm (0.001 in.) max.
0.04 mm (0.002 in.)
Cam lobe height
L13Z1
Intake, primary
34.290 mm (1.3500 in.)
———
Intake, secondary
30.529 mm (1.2019 in.)
———
Exhaust
35.047 mm (1.3798 in.)
———
L15A7
Intake, primary
35.241 mm (1.3874 in.)
———
Intake, secondary
36.173 mm (1.4241 in.)
———
Exhaust
35.471 mm (1.3964 in.)
———
Valve
Clearance (cold)
Intake
0.15−0.19 mm (0.006−0.007 in.)
———
Exhaust
0.26−0.30 mm (0.010−0.012 in.)
———
Stem O.D.
Intake
5.48−5.49 mm (0.216−0.216 in.)
5.45 mm (0.215 in.)
Exhaust
5.45−5.46 mm (0.215−0.215 in.)
5.42 mm (0.213 in.)
Stem-to-guide clearance
Intake
0.020−0.050 mm (0.0008−0.0020 in.)
0.08 mm (0.003 in.)
Exhaust
0.050−0.080 mm (0.0020−0.0031 in.)
0.11 mm (0.004 in.)
Valve seat
Width
Intake
0.850−1.150 mm (0.0335−0.0453 in.)
1.60 mm (0.063 in.)
Exhaust
1.250−1.550 mm (0.0492−0.0610 in.)
2.00 mm (0.079 in.)
Stem installed height
Intake
46.1−46.5 mm (1.815−1.831 in.)
46.8 mm (1.843 in.)
Exhaust
46.2−46.6 mm (1.819−1.835 in.)
46.9 mm (1.846 in.)
Valve spring
Free length
L13Z1
Intake
51.17 mm (2.014 in.)
———
Exhaust
57.26 mm (2.254 in.)
———
L15A7
Intake
48.55 mm (1.911 in.)
———
Exhaust
54.52 mm (2.146 in.)
———
Valve guide
I.D.
Intake
5.51−5.53 mm (0.217−0.218 in.)
5.55 mm (0.219 in.)
Exhaust
5.51−5.53 mm (0.217−0.218 in.)
5.55 mm (0.219 in.)
Installed height
Intake
15.85−16.35 mm (0.624−0.644 in.)
———
Exhaust
15.85−16.35 mm (0.624−0.644 in.)
———
Rocker arm
Arm-to-shaft clearance
Intake
0.019−0.058 mm (0.0007−0.0023 in.)
0.08 mm (0.003 in.)
Exhaust
0.019−0.058 mm (0.0007−0.0023 in.)
0.08 mm (0.003 in.)


Engine Block

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Block
Warpage of deck
0.07 mm (0.003 in.) max.
0.10 mm (0.004 in.)
Bore diameter
73.000−73.015 mm (2.8740−2.8746 in.)
73.065 mm (2.8776 in.)
Bore taper
———
0.05 mm (0.002 in.)
Reboring limit
———
0.25 mm (0.01 in.)
Piston
Skirt O.D. at 16 mm (0.6 in.) from bottom of skirt
L13Z1
72.972−72.982 mm (2.8729−2.8733 in.)
72.97 mm (2.8728 in.)
L15A7
72.980−72.990 mm (2.8732−2.8736 in.)
72.97 mm (2.8728 in.)
Clearance in cylinder
L13Z1
0.018−0.043 mm (0.007−0.0017 in.)
0.05 mm (0.002 in.)
L15A7
0.010−0.035 mm (0.0004−0.0014 in.)
0.05 mm (0.002 in.)
Ring groove width
Top
1.050−1.060 mm (0.0413−0.0417 in.)
1.080 mm (0.0425 in.)
Second
1.020−1.030 mm (0.0401−0.0405 in.)
1.050 mm (0.0413 in)
Oil
2.005−2.020 mm (0.0789−0.0795 in.)
2.050 mm (0.0807 in.)
Piston ring
Ring-to-groove clearance
Top
0.065−0.090 mm (0.0026−0.0035 in.)
0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Second
0.030−0.055 mm (0.0012−0.0022 in.)
0.12 mm (0.005 in.)
Ring end gap
Top
0.15−0.30 mm (0.006−0.012 in.)
0.60 mm (0.024 in.)
Second
0.30−0.42 mm (0.012−0.017 in.)
0.65 mm (0.026 in.)
Oil
0.20−0.70 mm (0.008−0.028 in.)
0.80 mm (0.031 in.)
Piston pin
O.D.
17.996−18.000 mm (0.7085−0.7087 in.)
———
Pin-to-piston clearance
0.010−0.017 mm (0.0004−0.0007 in.)
———
Connecting rod
Pin-to-rod interferemce
0.019−0.036 mm (0.007−0.0014 in.)
———
Small-end bore diameter
17.964−17.977 mm (0.707−0.708 in.)
———
Large-end bore diameter
Nominal
43.0 mm (1.69 in.)
———
End play installed on crankshaft
0.15−0.35 mm (0.006−0.014 in.)
0.40 mm (0.016 in.)
Crankshaft
Main journal diameter
49.976−50.000 mm (1.9676−1.9685 in.)
———
Rod journal diameter
39.976−40.000 mm (1.5739−1.5748 in.)
———
Rod/main journal taper
0.005 mm (0.0002 in.)
0.010 mm (0.0004 in.)
Rod/main journal out-of-round
0.005 mm (0.0002 in.)
0.010 mm (0.0004 in.)
End play
0.10−0.35 mm (0.004−0.014 in.)
0.45 mm (0.018 in.)
Runout
0.03 mm (0.0012 in.) max.
0.04 mm (0.0016 in.)
Crankshaft bearing
Main bearing-to-journal oil clearance
0.018−0.036 mm (0.0007−0.0014 in.)
0.050 mm (0.0020 in.)
Rod bearing clearance
L15A7
0.020−0.038 mm (0.0008−0.0015 in.)
0.050 mm (0.0020 in.)
L13Z1
0.026−0.044 mm (0.0010−0.0017 in.)
0.050 mm (0.0020 in.)


Engine Lubrication

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Engine oil
Capacity
Engine overhaul
4.2 L (4.4 US qt, 3.7 Imp qt)
———
Oil change including oil filter
3.6 L (3.8 US qt, 3.2 Imp qt)
———
Oil change without oil filter
3.4 L (3.6 US qt, 3.0 Imp qt)
———
Oil pump
Inner rotor-to-outer rotor clearance
0.06−0.16 mm (0.002−0.006 in.)
0.20 mm (0.008 in.)
Pump housing-to-outer rotor clearance
0.100−0.175 mm (0.0039−0.0069 in.)
0.20 mm (0.008 in.)
Pump housing-to-rotor axial clearance
0.02−0.06 mm (0.001−0.002 in.)
0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Relief valve
Relief valve, oil pressure with oil temperature at 80°C (176°F)
At idle
70 kPa (0.7 kgf/cm 2 , 10 psi) min.
———
At 3,000 rpm (min −1 )
340 kPa (3.5 kgf/cm 2 , 50 psi) min.
———


Cooling

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Radiator
Coolant capacity (Includes engine, heater, hoses, and reservoir)
Use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2
L13Z1
M/T
With heater
Engine overhaul
5.02 L (1.326 US gal, 1.104 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.53 L (1.197 US gal, 0.997 Imp gal)
Without heater
Engine overhaul
4.59 L (1.213 US gal, 1.010 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.10 L (1.083 US gal, 0.902 Imp gal)
A/T
With heater
Engine overhaul
4.94 L (1.305 US gal, 1.087 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.45 L (1.176 US gal, 0.979 Imp gal)
Without heater
Engine overhaul
4.51 L (1.192 US gal, 0.992 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.02 L (1.062 US gal, 0.884 Imp gal)
L15A7
M/T
With heater
Engine overhaul
5.03 L (1.329 US gal, 1.107 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.54 L (1.199 US gal, 0.999 Imp gal)
Without heater
Engine overhaul
4.60 L (1.215 US gal, 1.012 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.11 L (1.086 US gal, 0.904 Imp gal)
A/T
With heater
Engine overhaul
4.95 L (1.308 US gal, 1.089 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.46 L (1.178 US gal, 0.981 Imp gal)
Without heater
Engine overhaul
4.52 L (1.195 US gal, 0.994 Imp gal)
Coolant change
4.03 L (1.065 US gal, 0.887 Imp gal)
Coolant reservoir
Coolant capacity
0.44 L (0.116 US qt, 0.097 Imp qt)
Radiator cap
Opening pressure
93−123 kPa (0.95−1.25 kgf/cm 2 , 14−18 psi)
Thermostat
Opening temperature
Begins to open
76−80 °C (169−176 °F)
Fully open
90 °C (194 °F)
Valve lift at fully open
8.0 mm (0.31 in.) min.


Fuel and Emissions

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Fuel pressure regulator
Pressure with fuel pressure gauge connected
320−370 kPa (3.3−3.8 kgf/cm 2 , 47−54 psi)
Fuel tank
Capacity
42 L (11.0 US gal, 9.2 Imp gal)
Engine idle
Idle speed without load (L13Z1)
M/T (in neutral)
650±50 rpm
A/T (in N or P)
700±50 rpm
Idle speed without load (L15A7)
M/T (in neutral),
A/T (in N or P)
700±50 rpm
Idle speed with high electrical load (A/C switch ON, temperature set to max cool, blower fan on High, rear window defogger ON, and headlights on high beam)
M/T (in neutral),
A/T (in N or P)
790±50 rpm
Idle CO
0.1 % max.


Clutch

Item
Measurement
Qualification
Standard or New
Service Limit
Clutch pedal
Height from the floor
RHD
145 mm (5.71 in.)
———
LHD
150 mm (5.91 in.)
———
Stroke
120−130 mm (4.72−5.12 in.)
———
Flywheel
Runout on clutch mating surface
0.05 mm (0.002 in.) max.
0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Clutch disc
Rivet head depth
1.00−1.50 mm (0.039−0.059 in.)
0.2 mm (0.008 in.)
Thickness
7.25−7.95 mm (0.285−0.313 in.)
5.0 mm (0.20 in.)
Pressure plate
Warpage
0.03 mm (0.001 in.) max.
0.15 mm (0.006 in.)
Height difference of diaphragm spring fingers measured with dial indicator
0.6 mm (0.02 in.) max.
1.0 mm (0.04 in.)