1990 honda accord lx reolaced dizzy timing still off

Asked by Oct 29, 2016 at 11:30 PM about the 1990 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1990 Honda accord Lx I replaced
the dizzy and then checked timing the car
was advanced 15 Deg...i retarded the dizzy
all the way still timing showed 6 deg  
advanced still  can ran but later in day it
barely runs and won't go up hills no power
and back fires and just all around sounds
like shiz

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You need to unplug the electronic advance before setting the ignition timing. Not sure exactly how to do that on your specific vehicle. But a repair manual should tell you how. HTH. -Jim

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