Tip & How-To about Acura CL

Car won't start? First thing would be to check all your fuses. Most fuse boxes are located under the driver side dash panel. Some cars do have an extra set of fuses on passenger side kick panel (foot area on door side) If all fuses are good, then next thing would be to test your relays with an ohmmeter. If all your your relays and fuses are good, you will want to check for fuel and spark. A car needs air, fuel and spark to run. To check for spark, you can purchase and use a spark tester. If you cannot obtain a spark tester, then the next best thing would be an ohmmeter. You can test the power coming from your coil packs or distributor depending on what you have. On distributorless vehicles (one with coil packs) the coil pack are attached to an ignition module. This module is powered by the Crankshaft Position Sensor. This sensor can be tested with an ohmmeter. The Crankshaft Position Sensor is the first thing to be tested if you have no spark in any cylinder. If you have spark in some cylinders but not all, then check the coil pack (1 pack per 2 cylinders). If you have a distributor, test the coil that provides the spark. If you have plenty of good strong spark, then the next step would be to check for fuel. Fuel system consists of Fuel Tank, Fuel Pump, Fuel pump Relay, Fuel Filter, Fuel Pressure Regulator and finally carberator or injectors. Fuel injected systems have a fuel rail. On the fuel rail is a test port for fuel pressure. If you have a fuel pressure tester you can test how much fuel pressure you have. Or you can place a rag over the valve and press it in to see if there is pressure. If not pressure, check that pump is running. You should hear it run for a few seconds when key is first placed in the ON position. If pump is not running, check fuses and pump relay. If pump is running but fuel pressure is low, check for leaks, plugged fuel filter, or leaky injector.

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the first internal fuse box on a Australian 380 Mitsubishi is located on the drivers right side end of the dash.

open the drivers side door and on the right end of the dash, you will see a panel that sits flush on the end of the dash.

pry the panel open with your fingers or a tool, it opens up to the right, there are relays and fuses in there for the cars different functions.

the 2nd fuse box is located under the hood/bonnet on the Australian 380 model.

if you are in front of the car looking at the windscreen it is located on the right side in a black box near the suspension tower.

the top pops off and relays and fuses are in there.

both fuses boxes have the wiring diagrams under the lids so you can identify which fuse operates which function

to match the fuses to the diagram, start from one end first and check the amps for that fuse then the next one in the same row and then the next one.

after that you should be able match the fuses to the diagram, if the fuses dont match the diagram from that end, then start at the other end and do the same thing.

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