Mechanics

CEL BLINKING

1996 Honda Accord • 190,000 miles

CEL blinking while driving on freeway. It blinks in spurts of 10, 5, or 4 times then it stays solid. Four months ago I had the CEL came on and it was the EGR valve which I've replaced and clean out all flow passages. The CEL cleared from having the negative battery disconnected. Since then a month ago the CEL came back on indicating a P0302 code for #2 misfire. Since then I've replace all spark plus, wires, distributor cap, and rotor, but I still get the same code afterwards. So, I changed out the whole distributor assembly. Still have the same code showing up.
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JayNav89
May 26, 2013.



Check the injector and engine compression.
Have the valve clearances checked/adjusted.

KHLow2008
May 26, 2013.
I've change out my #2 injector and had a mechanic check my compressions too. I'm still getting the #2 misfire. The only thing I haven't tried is changing out my fuel filter.

Tiny
JayNav89
May 27, 2013.
Were the valve clearances checked?
If it is a fuel filter problem, you would have more than 1 misfire codes. Since fault is only on one cylinder, you should be concentrating on possible causes for this particular cylinder.

KHLow2008
May 27, 2013.
No, I have not check the clearance. I tried all I can on my own. I will take it to a Honda specialist to see what they can find out.

Tiny
JayNav89
May 27, 2013.
When valve clearances are insufficient, it can cause misfiring.

KHLow2008
May 27, 2013.