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Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-19-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Drew, Welcome to the forum. Does it...

Hi Drew,

Welcome to the forum.

Does it go dead when you let off the starter?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-07-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum. This is the best...

Welcome to the forum.

This is the best source for information on your Legend.

I think the black stuff is just cosmetic.

You could try taking the trim off and painting it, or maybe spray it...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-16-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum! Maybe a worn or broken...

Welcome to the forum!

Maybe a worn or broken motor mount is letting it flex too much?

Sorry I can't be any more help, I've never heard of this happening with a G1.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-11-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Dom, Welcome to the forum! Tell us...

Hi Dom,

Welcome to the forum!

Tell us more about your coupe.

How long have you had it?

On the leather, it might help if you tell us the general area where you live.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-11-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By JKLedbetter
I've never heard of a G1 blowing a head gasket. ...

I've never heard of a G1 blowing a head gasket.

But the cooling systems are hard to bleed sometimes, which can allow overheating.

Is it possible he mistook steam for smoke?

What color was...
Forum: OEM Parts 02-26-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By JKLedbetter
Junkyard. Vigors, and some Accords also used...

Junkyard.

Vigors, and some Accords also used this pump.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-10-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By JKLedbetter
Yah! Another Legend lives on. -Kennon

Yah! Another Legend lives on.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-05-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By JKLedbetter
Well don't keep us in suspense, what was the...

Well don't keep us in suspense, what was the answer?

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-25-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By JKLedbetter
I was referring to ethanol content, not octane...

I was referring to ethanol content, not octane rating.

Having spent more than a couple of decades in environmental work I can assure you that it was the watermelon enviros (green on the outside,...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-20-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By JKLedbetter
I wonder how pure gas vs E10 vs E15 would affect...

I wonder how pure gas vs E10 vs E15 would affect the numbers?

Is there any way to tell if the high HC is coming from fuel vs oil?

If from oil, higher viscosity might help.

If you donated the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-18-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By JKLedbetter
While that might be a moot point with regard to...

While that might be a moot point with regard to ordering a new one, knowing alternate models could help in a junkyard search, especially since there are so few G1s.

Since the igniter is such a...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-16-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By JKLedbetter
Are there any other Honda models that use the...

Are there any other Honda models that use the same igniter?

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-10-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By JKLedbetter
"Idiot light" is a term for the various indicator...

"Idiot light" is a term for the various indicator lights on the dash. It evolved from being a derisive term for cheap substitutes for proper gauges. For example, instead of an oil pressure gauge,...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-09-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum Jake! It's never a bad...

Welcome to the forum Jake!

It's never a bad idea to have a (known good) spare main relay.

Another possibility is a bad ignition switch. Stay on the starter just a tad longer and pay close...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-20-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By JKLedbetter
Upon further reflection, a missing stopper...

Upon further reflection, a missing stopper dohickey will cause the brake lights to stay on all the time, rather than working intermittently, and will also prevent cruise control from activating.
...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-11-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JKLedbetter
I'm not sure about G1 coupes, but for G1 sedans...

I'm not sure about G1 coupes, but for G1 sedans the mirror was only painted to match body color on the 1990 models. All the others were black.

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the Forum Danie! Regarding your...

Welcome to the Forum Danie!

Regarding your brake lights, there is a plastic insert in the brake pedal lever (and another in the clutch pedal lever) that pushes against a 3-position switch which...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-06-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Tim, If your A/C is cooling at all then...

Hi Tim,

If your A/C is cooling at all then you may just be low on freon.

Take a look under your hood and see if you can find any clues as to whether the A/C has been converted from R12 to...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-06-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By JKLedbetter
Bravo! Someone who understands the true purpose...

Bravo! Someone who understands the true purpose of inflation, as well as who manufactures it.

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-30-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JKLedbetter
A couple of more things I would suggest: ...

A couple of more things I would suggest:

These engines are prone to lifter tick, but unlike some engines it doesn't seem to cause any harm. One way to reduce it is to use high detergent diesel...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-28-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Tim, What exactly did you mean by...

Hi Tim,

What exactly did you mean by "clicking too much"?

If the ABS system is losing pressure the ABS motor will run to pump the pressure back up. This may mean your accumulator is still...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-27-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Tim, 1. The most likely problem with your...

Hi Tim,

1. The most likely problem with your ABS is a bad Accumulator. They are no longer available, nor are you likely to find a good one in a junkyard. About the only way to fix it is to get...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-27-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By JKLedbetter
PM means Private Message. Click on someone's...

PM means Private Message.

Click on someone's username and a drop down menu will appear, with one of the options being to send them a private message.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-25-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By JKLedbetter
B-Pipe

I need a B-Pipe for a '90 Sedan (18220-SD4-053).

Does anyone have one to sell?

Is the coupe B-Pipe interchangeable with the Sedan?

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-22-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Tim, Not having seen the window...

Hi Tim,

Not having seen the window mechanism, I can only speculate.

In my '90 Sedan the sunroof utilizes a gear that engages a toothed belt. At the forward limit of travel the belt has a...
Forum: 1st Gen. RL General Discussion 11-18-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By JKLedbetter
According to NADA it is worth a couple of...

According to NADA it is worth a couple of thousand, plus or minus depending on condition.

If it is in good condition and up to date on maintenance, particularly the timing belt, then I suggest you...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome! If you want to learn more about...

Welcome!

If you want to learn more about your Legend, this is the place.

The knowledge base of this forum far exceeds that of any mechanic you're likely to encounter.

Do you have maintenance...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By JKLedbetter
Because - Legend! -Kennon

Because - Legend!

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By JKLedbetter
I think you mean "17224-PL2-010". The...

I think you mean "17224-PL2-010".

The biggest problem you're going to have is the unavailability of parts.

You'll have to either fix the part, find it in a junkyard, or figure out how to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By JKLedbetter
Hi Paul, welcome to the forum! You will find...

Hi Paul, welcome to the forum!

You will find more helpful information here than you can get from almost any mechanic.

The forum is divided between 1st and 2nd Generation Legends, as well as the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-21-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By JKLedbetter
Vintage

It's official.

http://forums.acuralegend.org/picture.php?albumid=131&pictureid=4744
Forum: Non-OEM Parts 06-11-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By JKLedbetter
G1, G2? Sedan, Coupe? Which parts of...

G1, G2?

Sedan, Coupe?

Which parts of exhaust system?

-Kennon
Forum: OEM Parts 05-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By JKLedbetter
You may have to login to be able to view photos. ...

You may have to login to be able to view photos.

Any accumulator should work, you just have to take both to a machine shop and get them to machine an adapter with the top just like your original,...
Forum: OEM Parts 05-27-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By JKLedbetter
You might try Amayama.com But I suspect even...

You might try Amayama.com

But I suspect even if they have one it will already be bad, or on the verge of going bad.

The problem is that the rubber diaphragm deteriorates with age, and there is...
Forum: Second Gen Legend Gallery -- 1991 - 1995 05-21-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,948
Posted By JKLedbetter
Don't forget to pull the spark plugs before you...

Don't forget to pull the spark plugs before you try to turn the crank, in case there's fluid in a cylinder that has it hydro-locked.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-10-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By JKLedbetter
Rotella has updated the offer for 2019. ...

Rotella has updated the offer for 2019.

Looks like the rebate is eligible for purchases made through the end of June.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-09-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By JKLedbetter
So here's part of what I'm trying to figure out: ...

So here's part of what I'm trying to figure out:

Both of my legends have an Ivory interior, and both need the right rear C-pillar trim replaced. The part# is 84131-sd4-a00zd, but has been...
Forum: Southeast US Region 05-07-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,391
Posted By JKLedbetter
Can you post a link for us troglodytes that don't...

Can you post a link for us troglodytes that don't have fakebook accounts.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-06-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By JKLedbetter
Interior color code international cross reference

Hi guys,

I was poking around on Amayama.com, which Jay mentioned as a source for parts in a recent thread.

It looks like they may have some parts I need, though I don't yet know if shipping...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-05-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By JKLedbetter
Victory is yours, sir.

Victory is yours, sir.
Forum: Southeast US Region 05-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,391
Posted By JKLedbetter
Still waiting for a report and photos. ...

Still waiting for a report and photos.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 05-02-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By JKLedbetter
By "hydro locked" do you mean it had so much raw...

By "hydro locked" do you mean it had so much raw fuel injected into the cylinders that it filled up the compression chambers?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-30-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By JKLedbetter
Any dents in the bottom of your oil pan? How...

Any dents in the bottom of your oil pan?

How many miles on the engine?

Regular oil changes?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By JKLedbetter
When the oil light comes on, if you turn the...

When the oil light comes on, if you turn the switch off and then restart the car, does the oil light come back on?

The oil light on my '90 occasionally comes on, but if I turn the switch off and...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-25-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By JKLedbetter
The first thing to check is the coolant temp...

The first thing to check is the coolant temp sensor.

Here's a thread about it:

http://forums.acuralegend.org/high-idle-t27968.html?t=27968

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-25-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By JKLedbetter
You may need to lubricate your window channels. ...

You may need to lubricate your window channels.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-15-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,292
Posted By JKLedbetter
Was this ever resolved? -Kennon

Was this ever resolved?

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 04-15-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By JKLedbetter
The caliper piston doesn't really retract when...

The caliper piston doesn't really retract when you let off the brake pedal, it just rubs the disc with less pressure. Most of the available piston movement is for the purpose of allowing it to self...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-28-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By JKLedbetter
Because brake fluid is incompressible it can only...

Because brake fluid is incompressible it can only be one of two things, either there is still air in the system, or brake fluid is leaking, either out of the system, or internally past the seals in...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-22-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,178
Posted By JKLedbetter
I don't think the abs can cause a low pedal. ...

I don't think the abs can cause a low pedal.

Bad Master Cylinder is the most likely culprit.

-Kennon
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