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1992 Honda Accord DX will not start, gets spark, gets fuel

Ok my 92 Accord wont start, was doing simple tune up after changing distributer cap and rotary button hasnt hit a lick since what went wrong. its been in the shop 4 weeks thursday, put new distributer even went back to old part. ordered new ECU b/c mechanic said thats whats wrong and it still just turns over, checked the timing and everything is fine there... any suggestion would help i need my car fixed and running as soon as possible.. thank you

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  • mattths64 Feb 26, 2009

    its already had a new distributor put in and still wont start... just turns over. mechanic says the ignition switch is one of the first things they tried. any other suggestions appreciated. thanks

  • a999sat Feb 26, 2009

    my honda accord lx 92 won't start. changed distributor and coil and still no power going thru. changed the main relay and still no power. need help .....what else can it be

  • mattths64 Feb 27, 2009

    new distributor had new internal parts. when the distributor cap was replaced i didnt see any type of spring. and the only wires i know of that have been messed with is the plug wires and there all fine. but it gets spark and it gets fuel... nobody knows why its not starting.. thanks for the suggestions tho. anything else is appreciated as well!!!

  • mattths64 Mar 02, 2009

    as previously stated its had a new distributor so that cable problem isnt it. and the ignition has been checked. like i said it gets spark and gas and it turns over and still nobody knows whats wrong thanks for all the suggestions everybody.

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Where the distributer is there is one cable that is atach is a 10mm screw if its nt on it wont turn on

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Check if its getting spark if it is i would check the main relay very common problem .if no spark then i would check the ignition ignitor located in the distributor one last thing to check would be the ignition switch

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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    Joe Garcia Feb 26, 2009

    when you replaced the distributor cap did you notice a spring for the coil sometimes it falls out and goes un noticed .also when the distributor was swapped out did you use the same internal parts or did the new distributor already have the internals specifically the part thats called the ignitor its usually made by oki or hitachi thoes go bad causing no spark.and check if you left any ground wires disconnected this can cause all kinds of weired ****

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    Joe Garcia Mar 02, 2009

    under the dist cap there should be a spring for the coil it gets lost cause allot of people dont know about it and most of the time it falls out when the cap is removed



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Same problem! Put in a new ignition switch (husband did of course!) and it worked! Very cheap, under $80.

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