I was driving my 1989 honda civic 1.5 when it started to die. now when i turn the key on i dont get dash board lights or any respons from the motor. the radio and clock still work. head light dont work and the turn signals dont ether. the battery is fine and it has a new starter in it but i still cant figer out whats rong with it.
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Re: 1983 honda civic wont start now
Hi have you checked the leads from battery to starter are secure ? also important that the negative earth lead from battery to the engine is also secure and in good condition on the starter you should have main cable from battery and a thinner cable both connected to solenoid on one terminal ? then a thin wire to a small push on terminal? this wire is the key start wire which energises the slenoid/starter
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Press and hold the trip reset button, then turn key on and continue to hold (approx. 10 seconds) Light will start blinking then go out, Release trip button and your done. This is your oil change reminder light.
you need to check all fuses one by one for loose contact.leave the igtion key to on position and try to tap the fuse box, shake wires from battery going to inside the car.A testlight is effective in diagnosting this trouble.Probing the wires on the ignition switch while turning on the key.Need somebody to observe the cluster while performing the troubleshooting.