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Honda civic dies when high rpm

I got a 94 honda civic ex and its die when i rev it to high rpm and show a code would anybody can help me how to compensate and how to check the code i try to ground the cable next to the dlc to check the code but it didnt flash if hopefully anyone can answer my post it help me a lot thanks God bless..

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  • michael subillaga
    michael subillaga Sep 19, 2008

    yes it can but it doest sometimes but it doesnt and i havent mention about the clicking sound under my passenger side then my car all of a sudden dies i know it has a wiring problem but i couldnt fine it im still an amature in term of wirings so if somebody can help me to figure it out its a lot of help to me thanks

  • michael subillaga
    michael subillaga Sep 21, 2008

    well i already did check the ecu connection just in case the terminals where corroded or break but it seems that if pretty good shape to me...i also suspect that my injectors are already bad coz lastime i got a hard start before it happens when i run my car all the ways empty tank so after that i got a hard star which is i already suspect that my enjectors where clug so i change my fuel filter and still have a hard start when the engine is hot then after that i drive it all the way to mexico then go back i didnt have any problem on way back home except when engine hot lil effort to stard i was didnt worry about it coz once i already start it doesnt have anyproblem on it so when i get home next thing in the morning i was about to go work but it juz all of a sudden stop for no reason i check the spark and it show that it didnt have any so i check my igniter so see wuzzup then it doenst show dat its already bad so i went to autozone buy a distrubutor and put it the way it is and it was starting like a champ so i was happy i already fix it i just only need to timing it to fix it right you know to make sure it gonna running the way it is so next and the morning i try to start it again to go in my friends house to borrow the timing light but my car dont wanna start no more so i check every fuses diagnose it and show that my starter signal fuse was bad so i change it and it start like a champ again then i usually drive it around but since i got busy i havent use or start it once in a while then one time i decided to start the car and it start but once it got to normal temperature all off a sudden dies and my main fuse relay was have a clickin sound which it telling me that something is goin on and one thing it show a code after it dies so i wanna read the code so i went to get some paper clip ground the servise check next to the dlc but the check engine light dont wanna flash on me i juz stay on so i check the manuals repair book it say when the check engine stay on your computer is bad so i suspect that it already bad so i went to my friend house check my computer because we have the same car 94 civic ex p28 computer then i start like a champ in his car so i know that my ecu was good..then until now i havent figure out whats goin on in it i dont wanna go to the shop cause im juz a poor guy wanna fix my own so if you have some advice to help me to fix it i appreciate it a lot thanks God bless..

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    when i start my dodge charger 2008 its rpm is on 2 and stays on 1 all the time. help me

  • eugene tijing
    eugene tijing Dec 05, 2013

    most likely when the car is stalls and dies out, only one culprit will be, my suggestion is to replace your EGR valve most of the car having trouble in high RPM 99.9% will be the exhaust gas recirculation.

  • eugene tijing
    eugene tijing Dec 05, 2013

    no comment on your dodge charger. either you have a vacuum leak or timing is off.



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Possibly the auto engine disable to prevent over-rev blowing the engine?

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  • frostwireguy
    frostwireguy Sep 21, 2008

    ummm... a wild guess but maybe a relay killing your power to fuel.. or maybe the higher voltage is kicking off some sort of safety feature in your car's computer? both pure guesses but maybe? i believe on you vehicle the ECU is located behind the pass kick panel, i'd pull off the panel and inspect for and damage such as loose connection or maybe even exposed wires... also double check all of your grounds... the arc from one of those is sure to have side effects if you have a loose one...other then that without me seeing the car in person i'm tapped for ideas... but i wish you the absolute best of luck... if you find any of the mentioned things write back and i may be able to help repair... or if you find anything that brings up questions.. :D



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