Ijust bought a 1991Honda civic cx it was sitting for three months out in the cold and snow Without starting it turn on if i jump the car but while its running (not driving) the car idles but stayon

Asked by Feb 12, 2014 at 10:28 PM about the 1991 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr HF Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Whats my problem? ?

2 Answers

21,075

a car will run without a battery once its started getting 12 volt power from the alternator

4,535

"while its running (not driving) the car idles but stays on" most cars are on if its idling and not driving.....whats the problem exactly?!

Your Answer

Honda Civic CRX Experts

  • #1
    Michael Kane
    Reputation
    60
  • #2
    Adam Slaughter
    Reputation
    50
  • #3
    hippichic61
    Reputation
    40
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
833 Great Deals out of 78,398 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Accord
1,020 Great Deals out of 62,741 listings starting at $999
Used Acura Integra
111 listings starting at $1,475
Used Honda Accord Coupe
178 Great Deals out of 10,053 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Prelude
104 listings starting at $2,995
Used Acura NSX
286 listings starting at $39,950
Used Ford Mustang
762 Great Deals out of 42,755 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.