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1998 Honda civic. tested main relay. checked bad . replaced. now fuel pump is working. engine is getting gas but do not have spark. like i said did minor tune up other day. cap,rotor,plugs,oil change. drove 15 - 20 miles and it died. help

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  • Robert Jenkins Oct 21, 2013

    ive resolved the pcm issue. any reason theres no spark


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Now we are getting somewhere!! Check for power to your distributor. If you have it chances are your ignition coil is faulty.

Posted on Oct 21, 2013

  • Robert Jenkins Oct 22, 2013

    thanks Mekanik84. turned out it was the coil. cars is up and running

  • mekanik84 Oct 22, 2013

    You are very welcome, glad I could help.


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SOURCE: My honda civic 1998 model fuel pump failed and I changed it

The PGM Main relay is outboard of the glove box. You can see it if you get the glove box out of the way, but to remove it, you need to pop the triangular shaped plastic trim off of the end of the passenger side of your dash. The relay is held in place with one 10mm bolt and the electrical connector.

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