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Runs 5 minutes then dies. Won't start until engine is cold.

My car starts and runs fine for 5 minutes then just quits. Won't start again until engine is cold. 1990 Acura Integra

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  • bree420 Apr 20, 2009

    I have almost the same problem. My 90 Acura Integra will run fine when cold lately, then the tack drops to zero and i lose power, then it comes back, then drops to zero again and eventually the engine cuts out. Won't start again til the engine is cold. Then starts in again once warmed up. Help!

  • kentkast Apr 21, 2009

    Has new distributor. Fuel comes out of filter when not running. Have not checked pressure however.

  • smily_119 Apr 24, 2009

    my acura starts and runs fine until the choke lets out and i step on the gas then it just dies and wont start again for a while i have changed the spark plugs and the valve cover gasket and the oil and filter i have had a few people look at it and the think it might be the fuel filter and or pump does this sound right?

  • bree420 May 11, 2010

    he says he's gonna replace distributor .....says he did a fuel pressure check and thats okay?

  • bree420 May 11, 2010

    thank you:)

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Try the WD-40 spray in intake of throttle body with air intake hose off, to see if it will kick at all, even for a second or 2. We need to confirm whether your losing fuel or spark when it dies. Ignition & fuel, can cause similar symptoms in this case.

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