I got a 1989 Honda civic lx. I was driving it at 70mph when the oil light flashed couple times and the car died.what should I do or check next

Asked by Mar 05, 2014 at 01:44 PM about the 1989 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

oil light flashed couple times and the car died. when I try to start it. it sounds like it jumped time. I pulled timing cover and belt is still tight

3 Answers

205

Check if you have oil in the motor and if dont have oil in it. It means that your motor is bad

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

still has oil sounds like timing jumped or a dead cylinder. I checked timing and it still in time

I was driving and it flashed and died.sounds like a cylinder when it turns over

Your Answer

Civic

Looking for a Used Civic in your area?

CarGurus has 64,456 nationwide Civic listings starting at $999.

ZIP:

Honda Civic Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,120
  • #2
    Takoda Fraser
    Reputation
    1,030
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,010
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
1,124 Great Deals out of 67,095 listings starting at $561
Used Toyota Corolla
946 Great Deals out of 61,048 listings starting at $850
Used Toyota Camry
966 Great Deals out of 91,717 listings starting at $300
Used Ford Mustang
570 Great Deals out of 37,004 listings starting at $2,595
Used BMW 3 Series
1,083 Great Deals out of 34,189 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord Coupe
156 Great Deals out of 7,381 listings starting at $2,000
Used Hyundai Sonata
816 Great Deals out of 55,224 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic LX For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 9,958 listings starting at $12,991
2016 Honda Civic LX For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,316 listings starting at $11,695
2015 Honda Civic LX For Sale
77 Great Deals out of 2,486 listings starting at $8,995
2014 Honda Civic LX For Sale
100 Great Deals out of 3,287 listings starting at $7,489
2013 Honda Civic LX For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 858 listings starting at $6,750

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.