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1991 Honda Accord ~ won't always start on warm days ~ especially on multiple trips. The relay (left of the steering wheel under the dash) was replaced and the car started. If the car fails to start, we've just been popping out the current relay and putting the old relay in and the car would start. Now that doesn't always work. Any suggestions? This is my daughter's car and she really can't afford a car payment right now. Or a repair bill!

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I would test the relay with a multimetre first and check if it's the right one for your car , if you can't do this like I say to others go to your local kwik fit on a Saturday morning and some do little private jobs on these days , have a few pounds in the hand , my mate does it only saturdays or Sunday best times good luck colin

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If you can get engine started by swapping the relay. it could mean there is a fault in the feed wires for the relay or it could be a damaged relay socket, over time the connections can come weak as the copper becomes weak and temperature changes can make them lose contract. you may be able to make them tight fitting again but do this with the battery disconnected so you don't sort out anything.

Posted on Jun 16, 2017

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I found out that if I left my windows open and let the inside of the car cool down, it would start. Strange.....

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On you Honda Accord the main relay is located.
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