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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
259,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced entire distributor (2 reports)
1996 Acura Integra engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Acura Integra Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 142013

Integra LS Sedan 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 248,000 miles


The $650 included the following... parts & labor NEW Distributor NEW Fuel Filter NEW Air Filter Replace All Cooling Hoses Replace All Belts (except recently replaced timing belt)

You really need to shop around... my mechanic is an older guy that knows his stuff, has a small shop he charges $ 80 per hour

Old Town Auto Repair 530-885-5572

- , La, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 152007

Integra RS 2.25L V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 270,000 miles

The distributor died while I was driving on the freeway. Since they had to replace the whole distributor, not just the cap and rotor, it was quite costly - around $1600. The Honda mechanics said they usually don't see this failure. I hadn't replaced the cap and rotor for a while - maybe this caused the problem?

- , Fairfield, CA, USA

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