Do all Hondas have interference engines?

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  1. masshass81

    masshass81 Senior member

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    Looking at a 2005 Accord or 2005 Camry.

    I know the Camry has a non-interference engine and all earlier model Hondas have interference engines, but what about the new models?

    EDIT: For anyone who didn't know, 2003-current Accords are interference engines, but are equipped with a timing chain, not a belt.
     
  2. Jzero

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    Replace timing belt/chain at manufacturer-specified intervals and be merry :)
     
  3. NutBucket

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    My guess would be probably. The K24 has a chain though so the chances for a total failure are pretty slim.
     
  4. Don Vito Corleone

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    Not that it's particularly relevant to this discussion, but not all older Hondas have interference engines. I broke the timing belt on my old '84 Accord years ago with no other damage.
     
  5. Delleet

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    Which car is that engine used in?

    Love the newer accords, even the 4 bangers have some decent pep.
     
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    :thumbsup:

    Just do it when it says, regardless of how bad you think the belt is.
     
  7. hondAS2ooo170

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    the k24 are used in nissan 240sx or maximas(or altimas one of the 2 i forget)
     
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    Acura TSX, Honda Accord, Honda Element and Honda CR-V, IIRC.
     
  9. Delleet

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    If that's the case, why did he mention it?

     
  10. masshass81

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    True, I am really leaning towards the Accord. The side airbags are standard while the Camry only offers it as an option.

    I guess I'm just a bit paranoid since a broken belt can potentially cause major damage.
     
  11. psteng19

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    No, that's the KA24DE (used in later 240SX's and early Altimas).

    The K24 is a Honda engine.
     
  12. Delleet

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    Which accord engine? 2003+ v6?
     
  13. Vic

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    Why worry? The belt doesn't have to be replaced until 100k miles. If you're buying new, you may not even own the car that long.
     
  14. NutBucket

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    As is the K20. K24 is also found in the Element and CR-V.
     
  15. masshass81

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    Text on these Hondas having timing chains? I can't seem to find it.

     
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    K24= 2.4 Liter
     
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    To the best of my knowledge none of the major auto makers are using a interference motor.
     
  19. NutBucket

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    :laugh:
     
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    Only when ricers take out resistor plugs...

    TV interference, radio interference, amplified oversized gastrointestinal aural interference!
     
  22. psteng19

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    This is more or less moot because both toyo and honda 2.4s use chains.

    That being said, the accord has better suspension technology than the camry.

    Side airbag is a life saving feature, particularly when tboned by trucks/SUVs, there are studies on this.



     
  24. Jzero

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    Trust....but verify. It's a good mantra.