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Car won't start sometimes

Car starts up ok. Go someplace. Try to leave car won't start. Just cranks. Wait 15+min. Car coughs. I pump accelerator and if lucky it fires up. Replaced plugs, fuel filter, cap and rotor few weeks ago. No problems till now.

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Have a pressure test done on the fuel manifold to check for regulator problems. run fault codes to check for sensor failure in the system

Posted on Feb 09, 2014

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Your description does not mention fuel pump. That could be the next thing to check.

Posted on Feb 09, 2014

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Check compression and timing belt. If belt is ok and you have compression, check to see if you have a pulse at the injectors. You use a device called a NOID light (basically a light bulb that plugs into the injector plug. Unplug the injectors one by one and plug the light in then crank the engine. Light should blink on and off if the system is working properly. If not check for a bad crank sensor, blown injector fuse and wiring harness. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: car starts running rough at idle, eventually quits running. Has new plugs, wires, cap, fuel pump, fuel filter, air filter, IAC Valve, and gas cap.

Back then, Honda suggested timing belt replacement every 60,000 miles. If your Honda has that much mileage or more and has never had the belt replaced, now may be the time.

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