Honda won't stay on

Asked by Aug 19, 2016 at 08:47 PM about the 2009 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I crank the ignition. It turns on for 2 seconds and
would shut off. After that it would just crank and
won't start. I do have the green key showing on the
dashboard. Does it have to do anything with that?

2 Answers

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It sounds fuel related to me . Turn key on not starting . Fuel pump should bring fuel up to pressure. You can hear this happen. Then start while checking fuel pressure . Then check ground wire if it doesn't keep running. Remember you must have fuel and spark at the right time. If this doesn't fix you have a intermittent spark problem. Do to the fact it starts work on fuel. Fuel pump relay. Or grind wire rusted

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The green key on the dash is it on all the time while cranking the car? If it is that is a problem with the immobilizer system for the Anti-Theft. You could have a problem in the ignition lock cylinder or the key chips could have a problem.

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