My 1989 honda crx hf is hard to start but when u restart it fire's right up?

Asked by Apr 13, 2014 at 03:35 PM about the 1989 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr HF Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Possibly fuel pressure regulator going bad or fuel injector sticking open when car is parked. In either case the fuel pressure in rail will drop and car will only start when fuel pump builds up enough pressure in fuel rail again. Check your oil? Does it smell like gas? If so probably fuel injector sticking open and draining the fuel pressure down. If not it's probably the fuel pressure regulator.

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