You need a manual to get all the torques and stuff right, but I'll give you the basics of it.
First, you never, ever change the timing belt alone. The water pump wears out at about the same rate as the timing belt, and you've got to remove the crank pulley to get the water pump, so change both at the same time.
Parts you will need:
Timing belt and tensioner.
Two gallons of Honda-compatible antifreeze--the special Honda Genuine brand is best. "Any make any model" antifreeze will also work. Hondas are nitpicky about the antifreeze you use in them.
Parts you should change at the same time:
Oil and filter
New radiator hoses
Any other belts--alternator, Power Steering pump and air conditioner, usually.
Tools you will need
Metric sockets and wrenches
400 lb-ft electric impact wrench and metric impact sockets
Floor jack and two jackstands, plus a block of wood
1. Jack up the driver's side and put the car on a jackstand. Remove the driver's side wheel. Unhook the battery. Remove the dust covers under the car if you still have them.
2. Remove the valve cover and rotate the engine until the "up" arrow on the cam pulley's pointing up
3. Remove all the belts, covers, etc. from the engine you can get to. Drain the coolant. Save it for recycling.
4. Make sure the "up" arrow is still pointing up.
5. Use the impact wrench to remove the bolt holding the crank pulley on. (This is the hardest bolt to remove in the whole car. If you don't have or can't get an impact wrench, don't even attempt to do this job because you won't be able to.)
6. Remove the cover you couldn't get to before.
7. Remove the old water pump and replace it with the new one. You will have to swap the pulley to the new one--they don't come with pulleys.
8. Check to be sure the arrow on the cam pulley is still pointing up. Remove the tensioner. Check the marks on the crank to be sure they're lined up. (At this point the cam pulley will have fallen into the right place, so as long as it's still pointing up you're golden.) Then remove the belt, put the new one where it goes, and install the new tensioner. Get the tension set right, then put the crank pulley bolt back in. Turn the engine over two revolutions. Did you feel anything hitting or hear any clanging in the engine? If you didn't you did good. If you did, you have to put the belt back on.
9. Put the lower timing belt cover back on, then the crank pulley (torque to 220 lb-ft; it will get tighter as you go along) and then all the rest of the parts in your car.
10. Look at the thermostat housing. There's a thing that looks like a bolt with a hole in it. That's your coolant bleeder. Open it and fill the radiator with coolant until coolant comes out of the hole in this bolt, then tighten the bolt. Put the radiator cap back on. Top up the coolant bottle.
11. Change the oil and spark plugs if you got new ones.
12. Hook the battery back up, put the wheel back on and set the car on the ground.
13. Try to start the car. If it starts, you're finished.
The 2010 Honda Civic ( 1.8 and 2.0 liter four cylinder engines ) has a timing CHAIN
According to the Gates website the 1.7 liter 4 cylinder in a 2004 Honda Civic : Has a timing BELT , it is an interference engine
It must be a timing CHAIN . The Gates website does not list a timing belt for the 1.8 liter and the 2.0 liter in a 2007 Honda Civic
YES , according to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etc. ) the 1.6 liter 4 cylinder in a 1998 Honda Civic is an interference engine
The 1.7 liter 4 cylinder has a timing belt that must be changed every 110,000 miles. Warning this is an interference engine.
1.7 liter, 4 cylinder
Beginning in 2003 all Honda 4 cylinders switched to a cam chain except the Honda Civic 1.7 liter 4 cylinder which still had a belt. The Honda Civic 1.7 liter switched to a cam chain beginning in 2006. All Honda V6 engines still use a cam belt that must be replaced.
The 2.4 liter 4 cylinder has a timing CHAIN but the 3.0 liter V6 has a timing BELT
A 1996 Honda Civic will have a 1.6 Liter 4 cylinder engine, regardless of the trim model.
Basically, a 1.6 Liter 4 cylinder engine.
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The 2.4 liter four cylinder engine in a 2008 Honda CR-V has a timing CHAIN