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An 88 honda civic wont stay running

I have a 88 honda civic and it will run for a while then shut off. no sparks for 15 mins. what could the problem be?

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Check ignitor unit inside dist. and coil.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

Testimonial: "well i replaced the ignitor still wont stay running. do you know what it means when i hook up computer and light flashing 15 times then stops. "

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