What would make my rpm drop to 0 while in gear but motor still started?


Asked by May 17, 2017 at 11:25 AM about the 1990 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car started and drive fine then my cruse
control kicked off and wouldn't come back
on then shortly after my rpms dropped to 0
while in gear and was still started when I
came to a stop I turned my car off and then
it wouldn't start then about 20 min later it
started and I drove it home.  Well later that
day I was headed to work without using my
cruse control and it did it again rpms
dropped to 0 while still in 5th gear I costed
to a place safe off highway and turned it off
and now it won't start at all.  What's wrong
with it? What would make it do that?

3 Answers


You are losing spark or fuel delivery. Without more information I don't know what is wrong. Maybe a bad fuel pump.


No spark


So I changed my coil my cap and rotor and it still don't have a spark to my plugs. Could something else be wrong?

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