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Bizarre car my acura legend ls 1989 model will not start up, I have replaced to starter,the altanator,battery and had a $69 fuel service done plus the deluxe oil change and new front breaks....need i continue too many things to mention? I am at a loss, it may be a main relay problem,cilinoid or other electrical problem what are my options to narrow the field? I am stressed over it and have limited options, the symtoms are as follows if there is a light on the dash it comes on! (Batery+ -, Check Engine, System Check, Break, Anti-lock)whew! it seems there IS NO fire going to coil and or distributor and both have been check and are fine, according to word of mouth based on being looked at.

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    I have a 1989 legend that wont do anything when try to start it. I put a jumper wire from the starter solenoid to the battery and turned the ignition on and it fired up. I still have the problem but I can bypass it... HELP!!!!!!!

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Make sure you try putting in a new main relay. You install in under the dash to the left of the steering wheel.

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I have same car---mine had same problem--ended up being fuel pump fuse

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Have you checked the ignition to the starter plug?
With all those hands under the hood it may have simply become unplugged. This happened to my 87 Acura.

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