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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: wont stsrt
sounds very much like the coolant temp sensor
, this tells the pcm that the engine is cold, sometimes they fail and tell the pcm the car is at -40 degrees, the pcm then tries to compensate by keeping the injectors open for too long flooding the engine. the part is inexpensive, and normally easy to replace. It can be checked with a scan tool, or a volt/ohms tester,
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
Check the fuse for the injectors, some vehicles have the injectors and coil running on the same circut, at the same time check the fuse for the ignition.
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
SOURCE: Fuel Injectors leaking
Where the injector's mount to the fuel rail and into the eng. there are o-ring's.Check the o-ring's for damage.If the o-ring that seal's the inj. to the fuel rail is damaged it will leak alot from the pressure of the pump and make the car act like it's running on 3 cylinders because there is no fuel going to the cylinder to ignite.If there is a bad seal in the area where the inj. goes into the cyl.head it will leak a little and should be fixed as well.When installing new o-ring's lube them up litely for a easier install.Be sure to clean the gas up so you dont ignite any spilled gas.Hope this help's.
Posted on Mar 02, 2009
95-97 Maximas had a problem where condensation from the A/C would accumulate in the a/c evaporator case from the drain becoming restricted or blocked, When this would occur, condensation would drip onto the ECM and a problem would develop with misfire and/or starting. I would look at the ECM where the harness connects to it for corrosion problems. If you find it, there is a chemical spray which can be used to clean the terminals and/or you can clean them, although it is time consuming and difficult to due because of how small the terminals are. After things are cleaned up, lightly coat the connections with a dielectric grease. This will prevent electrolysis.I believe you can buy these at Radio shack and possibly at an automotive parts supplier.
Also a drop in voltage during the cranking phase will cause a weak spark. Your ignition is what pulses the injectors. It takes a minimum of 9.6 volts, but ideally you want at least 10.5 or more during the cranking phase if you want to get a spark worth anything. Check the voltage on the primary side of the coil while cranking the engine.
I'll watch to see if things work out for you, let me know. ....mybunkey
Posted on Apr 18, 2009
This sounds like a main relay problem here is a diagram its located under the dash under steering column its the brownish -orange box in the picture. http://www.tegger.com/hondafaq/mainrelaylocation/7-main_relay_closeup.jpg Good luck and thanks for using FIX YA
Posted on May 15, 2009
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