Introductions new member from Catterick Garrison

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Hari Tamu, Saturday 3rd Mar, 2012.

  1. Hari Tamu New Member Getting Started

    First of all I am a new member in this forum and I want to say hello to everyone here. I have got a 56 plate accord 2.2 I-CTDI which i bought in dec 2010 and am just loving my new accord very much. I didnot had any issue until last year in the summer when the cabin started to smell bad, and so i had it checked with the honda dealer at stockton and they agree to repair the manifold under the extended warrenty. Just before I did this I had my car full service at a local garage and so when I get my car back from HONDA dealer I notice the engine pinging sound (rattling) on accelerating after around 1 month time. It's now been running like this for over 2 months with the pinging sound. And also my MPG is considerably bad compare to before servicing. I don't know who to go to so hopefully if anyone here can give me advice, I would really appreciate for your trouble. thank you so much
     
  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Hi and welcome to AOC it's difficult to say what's causing this pinging sound ,it would seem something is leaking be that exhaust or even a injector.

    You do have a years of protection from the dealer in Stockton after the exhaust manifold was repaired so let them have a look.
     
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  3. Paul Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Is it pinging or a rattling? What oil did your garage use?
     
  4. Hari Tamu New Member Getting Started

    Thank you for your reply,
    I was also thinking about the same thing take it to the dealer where they repaired the exhaust manifold but then again replying to Paul, I have no idea what oil the local garage used. I read on the internet that pinging most of the time get solved by getting the right grade fuel but I had always most of the time used tesco fuel and last month I even poured slick 50 fuel system treatment and I have got another slick 50 engine treatment with me that I havent used it yet. But I found no change with my issue whatsoever. Any suggestion would be much appreciated, thank you once again
     
  5. SayamaAccord Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

    Hello and welcome.

    Sometimes the injectors put the wrong amount of fuel into the engine and need reprogramming so that might be a possibility.

    The only way of finding out for sure what the problem is though is to get the problem diagnosed by a good Honda garage.
     
  6. dl0205 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi and welcome. MPG can be affected by the grade of oil used, only use 0w-30 oil and make sure it hasn't been over filled as dealers sometimes do this (can cause the crankshaft to whip the oil into a froth, not good). With regards to fuel additives I personally don't think they do that much but that said if you do use one use BG244 as this allegedly cleans the complete fuel system and EGR valve. I have used this product myself but not to cure a problem more for maintenance.