97 hond accord wont start unless i pull coil wire out and hold it by the cap then the car will start it get fire and gas

jalisa12
0

Asked by jalisa12 Aug 18, 2013 at 02:55 PM about the 1997 Honda Accord Special Edition

Question type: General

97 honda accord se wont start unless i pull coil wire out of the cap it get gas and fire

18 Answers

dandyoun
62,435

You unplug the coil wire and then it starts? Or just hold it up to keep it from touching other components?

Best Answer
dandyoun
62,435

Could be bad coil wire and or bad cap. How long since they been replaced?

jalisa12
0

I replace the wire and plugs and dist,and dist.cap and coil

dandyoun
62,435

You unplug the coil wire and then it starts? Or just hold it up to keep it from touching other components?

jalisa12
0

When I hold the wire I can see fire shot in the cap it take a wild to start but it will start

dandyoun
62,435

What motor do you have?

jalisa12
0

Yea

jalisa12
0

2.2 liter. It not v- tech

dandyoun
62,435

http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-fo-5395.htm -- double check that plug wires are on correctly.

tennisshoes
26,255

Sounds like fouled out spark plugs to me.

jalisa12
0

Yes I did that

jalisa12
0

I just put new plug in I thought that to I am smelling gas on the plugs

jalisa12
0

Also I no when I turn the key on position the park light and d4 have a green light on did it go out

tennisshoes
26,255

Fuel mixture too rich, either need a carb adjustment or overhaul.

jalisa12
0

But wouldn't the car run ruff after it start when the car start up it runs great

tennisshoes
26,255

Sorry I misread your year, have you had the codes pulled? There could be some in memory that will help with diagnosis, it still sounds like a rich fuel condition, will it blow any black smoke out of the tailpipe just after initial start up?

jalisa12
0

There was a code of miss fuse 1 -3- 4 so that why I tune it up now there no code In there sense I tune it up but it still doing the same

jalisa12
0

But if it run to rich or mix what should I do to fix the problem

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Accord
Looking for a Used Accord in your area?
CarGurus has 68,306 nationwide Accord listings starting at $1,288.
ZIP:

Search Honda Accord Questions

Honda Accord Experts

#1 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,070
#2 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 910
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 870
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry"
1,366 Great Deals out of 76,887 listings starting at $1,490
Used Honda Civic"
1,007 Great Deals out of 61,825 listings starting at $1,288
Used Nissan Altima"
1,502 Great Deals out of 87,213 listings starting at $1,495
Used Acura TL"
351 Great Deals out of 6,751 listings starting at $2,200
Used Nissan Maxima"
585 Great Deals out of 20,843 listings starting at $1,392
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,078 Great Deals out of 61,637 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V"
794 Great Deals out of 45,244 listings starting at $2,450
Used Hyundai Sonata"
1,048 Great Deals out of 63,732 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,439 Great Deals out of 38,538 listings starting at $1,688
Used Toyota Avalon"
297 Great Deals out of 15,566 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Honda Accord For Sale
38,142 listings starting at $23,880
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 3,915 listings starting at $16,988
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
100 Great Deals out of 1,847 listings starting at $14,995
2012 Honda Accord For Sale
367 Great Deals out of 6,025 listings starting at $9,777
2011 Honda Accord For Sale
116 Great Deals out of 2,168 listings starting at $8,785