My 1991 Honda civic won't start

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Asked by May 17, 2012 at 11:45 PM about the 1991 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've already replaced to fuel pump and the distributor. When I try to start the engine it won't turn over . It cranks but
won't turn all the way over . Please help !!

11 Answers

4,865

what else have you replaced?

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685

check the main relay, its under the dash on the drivers side and has the numbers 0063 and the words main relay on it.

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I replaced spark plugs and the pump an distributor. I've located the main relay. can't tell if the main relay is bad or not . How do I tell ? what else may be the issue ? Thank u for the info so far. It's well appriciated .

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4,865

is it getting fuel or spark? what about the fuel filter?

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685

best way find one at the junkyard and try it

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To check if it's your main relay, turn the key to run (don't crank it) and you should hear the fuel pump prime for about 2-3 secs then a 'clunk' noise from where the relay is. If it does that, your relay is fine. If not, look for a new relay.

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90

It's was the electric ignition and bad injectors . Thank u very much . U guys gave me the best advice. Thank u !

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110

Changed the spark plugs, fuel pump and fuel filter, still my 91 Honda civic won't start, please help !

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I'm having the same problem. The plugs, distributor, and wires are all new (11 months old). I tries the main relay, but that didn't fix it. The fuel pump and filter are fine and the injectors seem to be working fine (misty-spray while cranking). Now i'm going to pull out my icm and have it tested. What else could it be?

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4,865

check you battery and make sure its good...otherwise ive seen other posts and it ended up being the ignition switch that was faulty

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I have a 91 Honda Civic hatchback and its not getting fuel in its not getting spark but it will crank

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