1997 HONDA ACCORD ENGINE PINGS

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  • 1997 Honda Accord
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic

1997 Honda Accord mileage: 104,000. I have had trouble with the engine pinging since day one. I have had a rebuilt carburetor put in, the timing checked constantly, the mixture adjusted and nothing helps. It pings a lot under load such as going up a hill or accelerating quickly. I have had a couple different mechanics look at it, but they couldn't find a problem. Any suggestions you can give me are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

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Friday, January 7th, 2011 AT 9:04 PM

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Check the EGR valve to be sure it is opening. One of the functions of the valve is to stop engine pinging at the mid rpm range.

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Friday, January 7th, 2011 AT 9:06 PM

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