My 1989 honda accord just stopped running while driving. Could it be the coil?


Asked by CrystaJoyce Oct 22, 2013 at 03:46 PM about the 1989 Honda Accord DX Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car has 92k and has had all new fuel pump,sparks every filter possible it  sat for ten
years so when I bought it a year n a half ago we have replaced everything but the timing
belt and coil. Can I check the coil any way before getting one? The car runs great,I was
going 20 miles an hour and it just stopped. No sounds just came to a stop.

3 Answers


you mite want to have someone look at the igniter in the distributor as it mite be that.


as i had that happen to me in a 84 Subaru I owned awhile ago and finally we ended up buying a used distributor as it was cheaper to do that than to get the igniter.


90k is the base for the timing belt replacement. Does the car turn over very fast, and not try to start at all, or does it try to start but won't?

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