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Old 07-12-2008, 08:20 PM
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Icon8 Just bought car and noticed a HOLE in the transmission!!!!

well just bought the car like 2 hours ago.. and i just noticed a hole in the transmission, i saw some forum about this but could not find it if my life depended on it. the hole is visible about an inch x inch square on top,.. also noticed a lil "scrap" or "shutter" idk what ya wanna call it while the car idles... car shifts smoothly and the clutch is great.... any advice? thanks in advance!
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The hole is normal, but there is usually a cover over it. It's some sort of inspection opening, though I have no idea what you could see through it.
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4th gen or 5th?...and does it look like its supposed to be there?
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if its the perfectly square one don't worry about it, Just make sure when you clean your engine bay you over the sucker up
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i have a plug for the one...i donno if its the same hole or not
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5th gen,.. know anywhere where i can get the cover for it... it looks like its supposed to be there... just dont like being able to see spinning gears lol...
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lol yeah its fallen alot of ludes. You could check majestic honda
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i have a picture of the rubber piece...



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agreed....
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its the hole that you use to time the engine with, you stick a timing gun down the hole so you can see the marks on the flywheel (the gear you see spinning) to set it correctly.

people have run without the rubber plug for years with no major consequences, but its a good safety precaution to have. you can find one in a junkyard or someone parting their car out for like $2
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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nah dude...that ****s EDM...600 shipped
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It's the rubber bong hole plug i think i asked that question a long time ago.
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its the hole that you use to time the engine with, you stick a timing gun down the hole so you can see the marks on the flywheel (the gear you see spinning) to set it correctly.

people have run without the rubber plug for years with no major consequences, but its a good safety precaution to have. you can find one in a junkyard or someone parting their car out for like $2
Nick is absolutely right... it's not a huge deal to leave it open, but it's a safer bet to get the plug and cover it up... remember what happens to metal when water gets on it... a little thing we like to call oxidation... you don't want your flywheel or clutch pressure plate rusting

you can probably get one off of www.hondaautomotiveparts.com also...

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http://www.hondaautomotiveparts.com/...+BLOCK-OIL+PAN
number 006 on that list is what you're looking for.

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If I'm not mistaking that plug, is a universal size to alot of honda motors, as I do know that the B21A1 and the H22A4 share that same plug. Its made of rubber and very easy to just pop one it, check the dealership I'm sure their not that exspensive.
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thank god its not a big deal.. i was about to go back to the place and bitch them out... i think when i get back home ima go to the dealership/junk yard... try and get the piece, and then change the oil in there... thanks for all the input guys cheers
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Re: Just bought car and noticed a HOLE in the transmission!!!!

heres the part number..11109-PK2-010
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Re: Just bought car and noticed a HOLE in the transmission!!!!

Did you inspect the engine before buying?

That plug being gone would have been very noticeable, could've talked them down lol...
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Re: Just bought car and noticed a HOLE in the transmission!!!!

no^ could not talk them down for a cheap part. its for timing as mentioned above, they tend to fall out very easily. put a dab of hondabond on it then plug it in. no more worries.
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Re: Just bought car and noticed a HOLE in the transmission!!!!

just ordered one.. $15 shipped
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