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My 1997 Honda Civic won't start.

Last week, I replaced the whole distribution. I drove it for about 5 days. But It stalled on me on my way home from work. I smelled a burnt rubber prior it totally shut down. I opened the hood but did not smell any, only inside the car. While waiting for the tow truck, all the dashboard panel lit when trying to start but when I got home, none of it lit. The power window is not working also but the the radio, horn, headlights and alarm works fine. I checked all fuses and its all fine. Checked fuel pump, fine. And the timing belt rotates as well (timing belt was replaced almost year ago).

Pls help....

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  • cedgington Nov 10, 2008

    I have the same problem, but from what i've read on different websites online it sounds like your main relay is bad, which is located under the passengers side kick board... it can either be resodered, or replaced, and idk how much it is to replace..

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Yes check your main relay!!?

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