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What causes an engine to stop while driving and never start again?

Distributor parts replaced, fuel present, car running normally when it stopped, 188.862 miles on original engine, engine has not been disasembled in last 60K miles...except for distributor maintenance

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Fuel pump maybe

Posted on Dec 12, 2013

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SOURCE: car will just turn over

main relay contacts get burned up...... common on the hondas its under the drivers side dash

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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SOURCE: my 90 acura integra wont

i know that if ur car died it most likely has something to do with the alternator or the process in which the fuel gets to the spark

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: doesn't start

To put it simply it's either spark, fuel or compression. If the timing belt is okay (not broken or timing marks don't line up) and you have spark, you need to make sure you have clean gas and not water (from condensation) or air being sprayed out the injector nozzles. Try using quick start spray or even pouring some gas down the trottle body and see if it starts. If it does then check the relays, pump and lines. I've seen pin hole leaks in lines that caused symptoms similar to vapour lock. Check the
Main EFI relay (it's under the dash near the brake pedal) they usually stop working when the car is parked in the hot sun. Sometimes leaving the doors open, or pushing the car into the shade so it can cool down, will get the car to start again. I would get a distributor and a Main EFI relay from a junkyard. Because it's too expensive just swapping in new parts, and it's always a good idea to keep a spare distributor around as they are known to go bad on old Integra's.

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Car starts poorly during cold mornings. The idle

Sounds like a cold start valve (which is actually an additional injector in the intake to assist in cold starting) If you can get it to your local prts store while the light is on they will read the codes for free and tell you what the car thinks is amiss.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

SOURCE: my 97 Acura CL 3.0liter stopped turning over.

Sounds as though you changed parts unrelated to the engine turning over. The ign module etc would be where you would check, if you had no spark.
Do you really know that the ignition switch is okey
Do you know that the neutral switch is adjusted correctly if that applies or is in fact working okey.
All relays may click,BUT are their contacts inside burn't,and not completing a circuit ,the the starter solenoid?
If you had a wiring diagram in the beginning,it sounds as though,you know what your doing and would be closer to solving the issuse

Posted on Mar 27, 2010

Testimonial: "Swapped out the main relay, still no change, the ignition switch is new, the ignition control module is new, thinking the ECU may be fried."

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