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Engine starts & dies

Engine starts & will continue to run only if key isheld in start position until engine is reved to 2,550 to 3,000RPM. Heater motor does not run until then when the battery &fuel lights go out.
Problem can be bypassed by inpluging ''engine relay''

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  • anotherpete Mar 28, 2009

    Same problem onolder Honda, but I think it is the ignition cyclinder itself, because I can get it going by holding the key in. I don't know if it will be cheaper to get a new key cylinder or just have someone hot wire it and put in an old-time pustbutton to start it

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Sounds like your ignition switch on rear of ignition barrel, remove steering column covers and see if switch is loose or just needs relacing

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