My 1991 Honda civic won't start

Hondarocket
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Asked by Hondarocket May 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM about the 1991 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've already replaced to fuel pump and the distributor. When I try to start the engine it won't turn over . It cranks but
won't turn all the way over . Please help !!

10 Answers

Jonathan Ford
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what else have you replaced?

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Alex Morgan
285

check the main relay, its under the dash on the drivers side and has the numbers 0063 and the words main relay on it.

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Hondarocket
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I replaced spark plugs and the pump an distributor. I've located the main relay. can't tell if the main relay is bad or not . How do I tell ? what else may be the issue ? Thank u for the info so far. It's well appriciated .

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Jonathan Ford
2,405

is it getting fuel or spark? what about the fuel filter?

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Alex Morgan
285

best way find one at the junkyard and try it

David Jackson
20

To check if it's your main relay, turn the key to run (don't crank it) and you should hear the fuel pump prime for about 2-3 secs then a 'clunk' noise from where the relay is. If it does that, your relay is fine. If not, look for a new relay.

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Hondarocket
60

It's was the electric ignition and bad injectors . Thank u very much . U guys gave me the best advice. Thank u !

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clbwoods
80

Changed the spark plugs, fuel pump and fuel filter, still my 91 Honda civic won't start, please help !

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wannabedocs
20

I'm having the same problem. The plugs, distributor, and wires are all new (11 months old). I tries the main relay, but that didn't fix it. The fuel pump and filter are fine and the injectors seem to be working fine (misty-spray while cranking). Now i'm going to pull out my icm and have it tested. What else could it be?

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Jonathan Ford
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check you battery and make sure its good...otherwise ive seen other posts and it ended up being the ignition switch that was faulty

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