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Yellow enginge light comes on and car won't start

I have 92 honda accord LX and when the yellow engine light comes on the car won't start. It keeps getting worse, sometimes I have to sit for 20 minutes before the light goes off, now it happens while I am driving it, the light will come on and the car dies, then I have to wait for it to start...is it a sensor or something else? please help...

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  • micheleartis Jun 19, 2009

    Thank you, I will check the relay and the pcm. Where under the passenger side carpet is the computer? Is it easy to get to? You are the first person that has had an answer for me.

  • micheleartis Jun 19, 2009

    Thank you again, I am going to check out the relay, and the computer tomorrow. I will let you know if that solved the problem...:)

  • micheleartis Jun 19, 2009

    ok it got worse, i was on the freeway this morning and the yellow light came on and the car cut out, i had to sit for 20 minutes before it would go off, my brother said he can read the diagnostic codes manually to find out what it is...can he?

  • micheleartis Jun 20, 2009

    Well we ended up pulling out the ECU fuse under the hood on the passenger side (10amp) and left it out for about 20 minutes and then popped it back in, the yellow light has not come on all day, no cutting out while driving, seems to be a cure for now. What I was told is by doing that you just reset the computer, eventually whatever the code was that was problematic will return, but for now, I am happy cause my car runs great. Thank you for your help:)

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The light should go off when the key is turned on with in 5 seconds if it does not then either the pcm main relay is bad or the pcm it self the pcm is your computer.the relay is under the drivers dash and the computer is under the passenger side carpet. the relay is alot cheeper.

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    mike loshbough Jun 19, 2009

    under the carpet were up by the fire wall i am glad to help:]

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough Jun 19, 2009

    yes he can by jumping the blue connector under the passenger side dash the turn key on and count the check engine light flashes

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