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1992 accord hard starts,engine light, steam off hood in rain

I recently had my radiator replaced. Since,I have had hard starting and the check engine light comes on. I have also noticed steam off the hood in the rain. Sometime's the car will start fine and no check engine light comes on. The light could be on then I turn the car off and immediatly restart. When I do this the car starts fine and no check engine light.

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  • esouthwick Jan 21, 2009

    What do you mean? What does the windshied have to do with the check engine light?



    Thanks for replying so quick

  • Frank Magliocca May 11, 2010

    HOW IS YOUR TEMP GAUGE READING? HOT OR NORMAL? MAKE SURE THERE IS THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF ANTI FREEZE IN THERE AFTER ITS WARMED UP.(NO AIR IN THE SYSTEM FROM LEAKING RADIATOR CAPS OR MISFILLED WHEN RADIATOR WAS INSTALLED)

  • static49 May 11, 2010

    Do you have a leak from the front windshield?

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The check engine light comes ON when the cars computer(the ECU) notices any kind of electrical problem in car.In some cases the check engine light comes on then turns off.In that case the exact error is not getting confirmed so this happens.But once the problem gets confirmed the engine light will remain permanently ON till the problem gets solved.In this case i suggest you to get your car scanned at autozone service center.Its absolutely free.In case in the car scanning,if any error code is retrieved then you can check which part is faulty as per the error code.In case if no error code is retrieved then you can continue driving,till you get any confirmed indication. ---------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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