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I have a 2000 Honda Civic Ex, it turns over, but doesn't start. I have replaced the distributor. I've ruled out the alternator, starter, and it's getting fuel because I can smell gas when I try to start it. should I replace the rotor and distributor cap?

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Posted on Oct 16, 2013

Testimonial: "I replaced both the cap and rotor, and still nothing. It turns over, but doesn't start"

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SOURCE: 91 honda civic dx 1.5L quit running properly.

bro, check ur main relay. its under the dash. replace it, check also ur distributor(replace it). and also your ECU

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: 91 honda civic dx. Starts, runs for a few seconds then stalls

Try pounding on the gas tank with a rubber mallet or similar tool. (careful not to dent the tank) Try starting it. If it runs, replace the fuel pump (it's nfg). I've diagnosed numerous fuel pumps this way. Remember the pump needs to be replaced, if you drive it, you don't know when it'll fail for good. Hope this helps. Please post the results.

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 Honda Civic STILL won't start

if your not getting spark then your coil is the mostlikely cause it's obviously not a timing issue since you stated that the rotor is spinning. if the spark plugs are bad then replace them too . to be sure that your getting spark to all cylinders test each of the spark plugs after replacing the coil. just to besure it's not starving for fuel as well spray a little ether in the breather if it fires off right away that means the even though your fuel pump works it may not have a high enough pressure. let me know the results

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1998 honda civic ex

Make sure your distruibutor rotor in turning while cranking engine, if it is timing belt ok, more then likely your not getting spark to spark plugs check your ignition coil, but more then likely it's going to be your ignition module.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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SOURCE: My 1993 Honda Accord LX was having problems to

The Main relay on your vehicle is defective. When the relay is operating while the engine is started and running, it gets hot. Add the hot weather to the relay and they break inside. The relay is located on the side firewall driverside above the left kick plate inside the car,and is secured with a 10mm hex cap screw (bolt). Replace this relay, and your vehicle should start.
It looks like this;



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