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1990 Honda Civic CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Honda REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> Honda -> 1990-2002 Accord, CRX, Civic, del Sol & Prelude
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

HONDA, DISC BRAKES -> FRONT CALIPER OVERHAUL -> ASSEMBLY -> DISASSEMBLY
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 4WD 1.6 L4 GAS

DISASSEMBLY

  • Refer to Figs. through and through when overhauling calipers.
  • Remove caliper assembly from vehicle as described under "Front Caliper Replace."
  • Remove pad spring from caliper body, if equipped, Fig. .
  • Place a wooden block or shop rag in caliper opposite piston, then carefully remove piston from caliper by applying air pressure through brake line hole with a OSHA approved 30 psi nozzle, Fig. .
  • Remove boot clip, if equipped, then piston boot and piston seal.

ASSEMBLY

Ensure dirt or other foreign matter is not allowed to ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Honda -> Component Locations -> 1985-00 Civic, 1993-97 del Sol & 1985-91 CRX w/Fuel Injected Engine
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic CX 1.5 L4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

Replacement procedures for left and right driveshafts are the same.

  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove front wheels.
  • Drain transaxle.
  • Raise locking tab on spindle nut, then remove nut.
  • Remove self-locking nut and self-locking bolt. Replace self-locking bolt if you can easily thread a non-self-locking nut past their nylon locking inserts.
  • Remove damper fork, then cotter pin from lower arm ball joint castle nut and remove nut.
  • Install hex nut on ball joint. Ensure nut is flush with ball joint pin end, or threaded section of ball joint pin might be damaged by ball joi...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic CX 1.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then disconnect positive cable.
  • Disconnect alternator connector from alternator.
  • Remove terminal nut and WHT wire from B terminal.
  • Remove through bolt nut, loosen adjustment locknut and then adjusting bolt.
  • Remove ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Honda -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

The air bag warning lamp will light for a few seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. I...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic SI 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove front engine compartment cover.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses, and ATF cooler hoses.
  • Disconnect fan motor connectors.
  • Remove engine compartment cover brackets and radiator upper brackets, then ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Alternator and Air Conditioning -> Power Steering
Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6 L4 GAS

Alternator and Air Conditioning

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen upper mounting bolt and lower alternator mounting nut.
  • Loosen lower mounting bolt and lower alternator mounting nut.
  • Remove A/C compressor drive and alternator drive belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque upper alternator adjusting lockbolt to 17 ft. lbs.
    • Torqu...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chassis Harness Connectors   Diagram for 1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5 L4 GASChassis Harness Connectors Diagram for 1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C285
  • Connector C471
  • Connector C508
  • Connector C514
  • Connector C506
  • Fuel & Emissions System Components  Diagram for 1990 Honda Civic  1.5 L4 GASFuel & Emissions System Components Diagram for 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C702
  • Connector C402
  • Connector C214
  • Connector C115
  • Connector C422
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Side marker flasher relay
  • Intermittent Wiper Relay
  • Bulb Check Circuit
  • Beeper
  • Front Side Marker Light
  • 1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Window Defogger Relay
  • Rear Window Defogger Switch
  • Rear Window Defogger
  • Timer Circuit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: ATEQ VT55 TPMS Update Information
    Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: ED-18 Battery Analyzer Update Information
    Vehicle: 1990 Honda Civic 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1990 Honda Civic AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1990 Honda Civic cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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