why a 2000 honda crv backfires when accerating

Asked by Dec 10, 2012 at 04:12 PM about the Honda CR-V

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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the timing is most likely off.

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i agree that the timing could be off, if it were an older engine... but in a newer engine with computer controlled systems it is highly unlikely...check the o2 sensors and fuel system

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Valve adjustment.

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