Please or to join the conversation. I thought it was flooded, so I tried starting. We didn't get any spark. If the main relay bad on a Civic, you will lose power to the injectors and the fuel pump, but you may not lose fuel pressure since thecan't open without power. What should be my next trouble shooting step? When you pull old spark plug wires off especially from those recessed inline engines if it's seized lack of silicon grease. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000.
The logic probe actually goes from red to green very quickly when we crank the engine. So, my recommendation to you, is to test each spark plug wire with a dedicated spark tester. Has anyone else had a similar problem like this? The mechanic thought it was the distributor, but that wasn't it. I ended up push starting the car as I was out of town and I needed to get back into the city. Incidentally, I was advised by an acquaintence that maybe it was the fuel injection not being clean so I've been putting fuel injection fluid in after every oil change. Sounds dumb, but an engine needs three things to work- fuel, air, and spark. Was the charging rate tested? You're not getting one of the three.
Was kinda hoping for some opinions on what the problem likely is. I just bought the computer or multiplexer whatever for my 1997 accord because my back tail lights won't turn on but I. It had been in the garage since my husband passed away, I usually started it on the weekends but have not done so for a month or so. You should hear the fuel pump run during the two seconds. If it does, you most likely are dealing with a weak battery.
Step 2 — Test the alternator If after jump-starting the car you hear a squealing sound coming from under the hood of your car, you are most likely dealing with a faulty alternator. Replaced distributor with reman, did not replace rotor or cap, both appeared to be in ok shape and based on way car died it seemed to be something that developed immediately i. Faulty ground or power supply wire to headlight bulb socket. Before you do anything else, check your local and state highway laws. Otherwise you've got a weak battery or an electrical problem. I never had a starting problem before so I am confused.
This adapter must have a 1. By the way, once she starts she's perfect. My friends Honda civic had the same problem. Ignition Coil Resistance Test Turn ignition off. He won't order the computer, because, if that is not the problem, he can't return the computer, so they towed it to the Honda dealer today.
The issue behind this is that sometimes the batteries they put into new cars during assembly, may have been sitting on the shelf for a long time. Car will not start after a substantial amount of rain. The harness that rubs on the manifold bracket was repaired but still have pulse. Really appreciate any help you can give me. Fear that something is killing the dist. Check that there is no restriction in your air intake.
Couldn't believe it was bad til we changed it and the problem went away. It will discharge even sitting. I guess the rest they charged is the labor. If the old bulb was burned, you should have power there. After putting new distributor in, the car turned over normally - sounded normal - but would not start.
There was a safety recall on the igniton switch and it can cause intermittent stalling and non starting. Swapping the position of spark plug wires between 1 with 4 and 2 with 3 should allow you to start. The fact that my car is turning over means it can't be locked up right?? My 99 honda civic has 160000 miles, never gave me any problems before, till yeaterday. If you have no power even though you have a proper ground connection on terminal eight, it means that the main relay is bad. Fuse is good but no continuity on both sides. Exdeath: I do sometimes wait until the fuel light comes on before refueling.
It turns over but doesn't start. But its strange that even when the turnover sounded normal i. Worn down solder contacts or loose fit of the bulb base in the socket due to vibration. Drove to Florida and didn't have any problem until the end of May there's that 4 month period again. A totaly dead battery should not be jumped. Distributor can only be damaged if the fault is internal.