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Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-21-2019, 12:15 PM
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Views: 144
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: 205
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: 384
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: 384
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: 1,203
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: 325
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: 1
Views: 172
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: 2,261
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: 1
Views: 172
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: 839
Posted By JKLedbetter
Victory is yours, sir.

Victory is yours, sir.
Forum: Southeast US Region 05-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
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: 285
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: 285
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: 285
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: 202
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: 241
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: 1,523
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: 840
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: 840
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: 610
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
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-18-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By JKLedbetter
I got mine from Honda. Don't know if they still...

I got mine from Honda. Don't know if they still sell them.

You could also try activating the solenoids. If there is pressure and if the solenoids will activate then the fluid in the reservoir...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-15-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By JKLedbetter
While you were running the pump, did the sound...

While you were running the pump, did the sound change to indicate increasing pressure?

Have you opened the bleeder screw to see if there is any pressure in the system? (Warning: be very careful...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-13-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By JKLedbetter
I'm not sure if it works the same for the G2, but...

I'm not sure if it works the same for the G2, but in the G1 the ABS computer is mounted behind the back seat on the (USDM) driver's side, which requires you to open the trunk and look through a flap...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 03-04-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By JKLedbetter
Not tremendously difficult. But how do you...

Not tremendously difficult.

But how do you know the problem is the modulator?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-21-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By JKLedbetter
I wondered the same thing. -Kennon

I wondered the same thing.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 02-18-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By JKLedbetter
As near as I can tell from the sound on your...

As near as I can tell from the sound on your video, it sounds like the tappets aren't pumping up, which would certainly fit with an oil flow or pressure problem.

When you first turn the switch on,...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-27-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By JKLedbetter
This might be lifter tick which is quite common...

This might be lifter tick which is quite common in the G1.

I'm not sure about the 2.5L, but the 2.7L is very prone to it.

The hydraulic tappets, aka lifters, become slightly clogged and are...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-26-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By JKLedbetter
First check the bearing in the alternator and in...

First check the bearing in the alternator and in the distributor.

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-26-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum. The noise could be the...

Welcome to the forum.

The noise could be the bearing going bad in either the alternator or the distributor.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-26-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By JKLedbetter
A bad cat would give off a rotten egg odor. ...

A bad cat would give off a rotten egg odor.

Raw gas odor indicates a leak.

Passing smog should rule out running too rich or leaks in the gas tank vapor recovery system.

Double check your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By JKLedbetter
Sort of sounds like the previous owner had the...

Sort of sounds like the previous owner had the front switch go bad and just rewired it to the rear switch.

-Kennon
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-24-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By JKLedbetter
Here's the section in the service manual for...

Here's the section in the service manual for troubleshooting the Anti-Lock brake system:

http://service.arnach.net/index.php?x=0001&y=723&z=2690&r=

It would be easier if you could get the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-24-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum. Describe the...

Welcome to the forum.

Describe the electrical issues and maybe we can help you sort them out.

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-10-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By JKLedbetter
What's wrong with your automatic transmission? ...

What's wrong with your automatic transmission?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-07-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By JKLedbetter
A bad coolant temperature sensor can also cause...

A bad coolant temperature sensor can also cause the automatic transmission computer to disable the torque converter lockup.

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-06-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By JKLedbetter
Check fuses #31, 35, & 39 in the under-hood...

Check fuses #31, 35, & 39 in the under-hood fuse/relay box, and check fuses # 13 & 20 in the under-dash fuse box.

In addition to the brake and clutch safety switches, the problem could also be a...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-04-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By JKLedbetter
If the 2nd Gen is like the 1st Gen: 1 -...

If the 2nd Gen is like the 1st Gen:

1 - there is a bizarre arrangement on the brake pedal and clutch pedal in which a safety switch is depressed when the pedal is at rest. The bizarre part is the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-04-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the Forum. The 1st thing to check...

Welcome to the Forum.

The 1st thing to check is whether or not it is throwing any codes.

The 2nd thing to check is spark. You didn't indicate whether you checked for spark.

The 3rd thing to...
Forum: Legend 12-30-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By JKLedbetter
Click on his screen name to open a drop down menu...

Click on his screen name to open a drop down menu and select "View Public Profile".

When his Public Profile opens click on a window on the right side named "Album."

-Kennon
Forum: Second Generation Legend (1991 - 1995) 12-09-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,003
Posted By JKLedbetter
If by "new Honda transmission fluid" you mean...

If by "new Honda transmission fluid" you mean DW-1, here's a thread that discusses how to still get the old Honda Z1:
...
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-06-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JKLedbetter
Here's a link to the section in the online G2...

Here's a link to the section in the online G2 manual that explains how to read the codes for the ALB system.

http://service.arnach.net/index.php?x=0666&y=722&z=0755&r=-1

-Kennon
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-05-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JKLedbetter
I can't speak for the G2, but in the G1 you can...

I can't speak for the G2, but in the G1 you can read a code from the ALB computer if the ALB light is on, which will help narrow down the problem.

The simplest cause is driving with the E-Brake...
Forum: "Not Mine" 11-30-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By JKLedbetter
Did the owner get deported?

Did the owner get deported?
Forum: The Water Cooler 11-29-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,737
Posted By JKLedbetter
I've had the '89 up to 135, and it wasn't quite...

I've had the '89 up to 135, and it wasn't quite topped out.

On another occasion in the same car, I was taking my perpetually late SIL to the airport and to make sure she didn't miss her flight, I...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-27-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By JKLedbetter
Can you be more specific? By "blocked" do...

Can you be more specific?

By "blocked" do you mean the caliper would not clamp down, or would not release after clamping down?

How did you open it?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-25-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By JKLedbetter
Because brake fluid is essentially incompressible...

Because brake fluid is essentially incompressible there are only three ways the pedal can push to the bottom slowly:

1 - brake fluid is leaking out of the system somewhere,

2 - there is...
Forum: Second Gen Legend Gallery -- 1991 - 1995 11-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By JKLedbetter
Don't we get to see the art? -Kennon

Don't we get to see the art?

-Kennon
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By JKLedbetter
If you pull the fuse and unplug the ALB computer...

If you pull the fuse and unplug the ALB computer so that the ALB light doesn't display, how is the engineer going to know whether or not the ALB system is functioning? Does he take it out and test...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-16-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By JKLedbetter
My password quit working, maybe they banned me...

My password quit working, maybe they banned me for pointing people to .org for better answers, or any answers.

I finally figured out the reason I could only see five posts was because of some...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 11-15-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By JKLedbetter
Welcome to the forum. If the pedal is still...

Welcome to the forum.

If the pedal is still pushing to the bottom, and there are no external leaks, then either there is still air in the system, or the new master cylinder is bad. If the pedal...
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