My 1991 Honda civic won't start

Hondarocket
60

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
2,275

what else have you replaced?

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
Alex Morgan
255

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

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
Hondarocket
60

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 .

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
Jonathan Ford
2,275

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

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Alex Morgan
255

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.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Hondarocket
60

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

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
clbwoods
70

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

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
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?

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Jonathan Ford
2,275

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

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1991 Honda Civic DX won't start after floor was flooded with rain water. 25 answers

    My daughter's boyfriend left a window open on his 1991 Honda Civic DX. It rained, and the floor flooded. He had it to Sears, and they said the battery, starter, etc. were OK. Car cranks but won't tu...

    1991 Honda Civic DX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start 3 answers

    My 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start. I drove it to the store (engine off), took it home (engine off), tried to start it again and it won't start. All of the lights work, air works, radio works, etc.,...

    2012 Honda Civic LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1991 honda civic stalls and wont start for 30 mins 1 answer

    i have a 1991 honda civic dv 1.5 5 speed. car started acting up a few weeks ago check engine light would come on and then it seems like the car loses spark let in sit for 5 mins start right up. so i r...

    1991 Honda Civic DX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start 2 answers

    My 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start. I drove it to the store (engine off), took it home (engine off), tried to start it again and it won't start. All of the lights work, air works, radio works, etc....

    2012 Honda Civic LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Civic
Looking for a Used Civic in your area?
CarGurus has 55,957 nationwide Civic listings starting at $995.
ZIP:

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 780
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 520
#3 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord"
1,445 Great Deals out of 64,215 listings starting at $1,089.41
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,399 Great Deals out of 53,716 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Camry"
1,925 Great Deals out of 69,873 listings starting at $1,395
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,189 Great Deals out of 36,715 listings starting at $1,950
Used Nissan Sentra"
757 Great Deals out of 34,015 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Elantra"
903 Great Deals out of 45,619 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2013 Honda Civic EX For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 496 listings starting at $14,364
2012 Honda Civic EX For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,178 listings starting at $10,995
2011 Honda Civic EX For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 118 listings starting at $11,500
2010 Honda Civic EX For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 158 listings starting at $9,458