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Electrical burning smell in '97 honda civic when clutch is engaged/disengaged

Is there an electrical microswitch that allows the car to start when the clutch is disengaged.

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You have a nuetral safety switch,when you press the clutch in,it allows the vehicle to crank,Its probably shorted together.

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

  • Ray Jansen Dec 05, 2012

    Thank you very much for the info. Turns out my daughter's car is a '96. Same solution?

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SOURCE: 2001 honda civic - no electrical power

Is there any indication of power anywhere in the car, radio, panel lights, interior lights when door opens, power anywhere??


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SOURCE: Burning smell when I drive in 1993 Honda Civic 4 door

the info of the problem is to broad, what type of smell is it plastic smell wire smell rubbery gassy? theres to many smells a car can generate while driving down a highway to narrow it down to just clutch plate or brake pads

although yes both can make a smell down the highway its more than likely a grease or liquid burning you should check your engine for leaks mainly around the head and tranny and also check your boots and joints it could even be you picked something up off the road and its now stuck on your pipes burning try it all out

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SOURCE: 1997 Honda Civic EX Clutch

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Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 91 honda civic 1.5 stalls after heating up whether

IT MAY NOT BE A SWITCH OR A SENSOR IT COULD BE A PICKUP COIL OR JUST THE COIL BUT IF NOT THAT TRY YOUR EGR VALVE

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: lost remote to alarm on 1996 honda civic need to change battery

I had this happen today and called an alarm installer. he said to connect the battery cable (id unhooked it to stop the blaring) then open the door to set off the alarm. then torn on the key ( even tho it wont start the car , turn it on anyway) then look for a toggle switch ( AKA a valet switch) with the key in the on position flip the switch. ( when I did this a noticed a tiny red light come on to the left of the steering column) I turned the toggle back to the original position and then I tried to crank -AND IT CRANKED WITH NO SCREAMING ALARM!!! I was so happy, I had to post this in case it could help someone else.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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