Mechanics

ACURA INTEGRA ENGINE PROBLEM

1994 Acura Integra • 93,000 miles

How bad is it drive aggressively on a cold engine?
A lot of times I'm late on my way to school and I drive a bit aggressively. I usually don't go over 3.5k rpms for the first couple minutes but after about 5 mins I start push it to around 5k rpms. Am I causing damage to my engine, and if so how bad? The temperature needle has barely started to move at around that time. Thanks in advance.
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Dc2Integra
October 26, 2012.




Modern engines are not completely immune to wear when cold, but advances in technology have made it much better.
I do know engines see more wear when cold and if you push them hard they wear faster.

Dr. Hagerty
Oct 26, 2012.


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