my 1988 honda is fine exept when i go to start it it puts in and out like its not gonna die and all the lights dim but it has new battery and cables ? but after a sec it fires up

Asked by May 25, 2012 at 04:19 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Does it seem to turn over at normal speed or does the starter seem to labor when cranking it over?

i dont know much about the starter but it seems like a power issue when i step on gas it dose nothing and when i turn it over it acts like to die but then it fires up . and when i watch the dash lights when ever it revs down when the key is turned all the lights dim. sorry if that makes no sense im new to the car's

my dad says it labors or its intermidiate were sometimes it dose nd sometimes it dosnt


Difficult to tell from the description. Do you have any check engine light? If you do take it to local auto parts store and have them check codes.

no there is no light but i will do that anyway thank you (:

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