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1991 honda accord - runs rough and stalls on start up.

I just replaced the distributer on my 1991 accord. I seems to run ok after a few minutes but upon start-up It is extremely rough and stalls out. The check engine light comes on and when codes are retreived it shows a code 4. (crank sensor) using resistance test the sensor tests fine (430 ohms) It has also given a code 15 a couple times. I also tested the TDC sensor as well as the CYL sensor while I had it unplugged and resistance is within range on those as well.

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  • russ4260 May 17, 2009

    what should i check camshaft for? thank you

  • russ4260 May 17, 2009

    I am thinking I did get a bad one. upon further tests is is also running like **** at about 3300 RPM. It just cuts out like it has a governer or something, which is what it did about 4 years ago when I had to replace it the last time. thank you!

  • Slideways May 11, 2010

    camshaft sorry

  • Slideways May 11, 2010

    check your crankshaft

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Did you set the ignition timing after you installed the dist.? If yes, I'd say you got a bad distributor(the one you just put in) since all the codes you're getting are directly for sensors located within the distributor.

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