I have a 1988 honda accord 2 door car runs good no check engine light starter gave out so i replaced it less then 2 months starter gave out again any thoughts on this ? why twice

Jeff Sandoval

Asked by Mar 12, 2015 at 01:05 PM about the 1988 Honda Accord DX Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i replaced the starter on my car and right away started great less then 2 months now start
gave out again its doing the same thing when the first time the starter gave out. im
thinking the ignition switch but i dont want to waste money on something that doesnt
need fixing any thoughts why my starter gave out again less then 2 months from

4 Answers


check your alternator and sparkplugs.

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Jeff Sandoval

spark plugs are new alternator i havent checked so ill check that

David Brock

Also check your silinoid

David Brock

Or starter relay

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