Question about 1991 Honda Civic

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I bought my 91 without a working speedometer.

The car has a D16Z6 swap when i got it.When i first read all my check engine codes speed sensor is 1 that came up.i recently rebuit top in & plugged n acouple of sensors that wernt befor.Speed senor code does come on any more.Speedometer still dont work either. What else can i do to troubleshoot/fix this problem? I already replace the cable as well.

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  • donnkeyy Jun 09, 2008

    I cant afford any more speeding tickets please help

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Iv done a b16a swap in my ef civic and its got a jdm 112mph speed limiter, i tried disconecting the vehicle speed sensor (vss) wire to stop it cutting in but my car just went on to limp mode.... maybe try finding the wiring for the engine and ecu on the net and find the vss, then just follow the wire through the car checking the conections

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

By cable i mean i replace my speedocable that goes from back of speedo to top of tranny

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Hi,

Other than the dome light, all of the other electrical you posted operate using the ACC terminal of the IGN switch. The most likely then would be a loose connector either of the wiring harness, relay base or fuse holder fed by the ACC B+. Determining which is a matter of tracing the wiring from the ACC terminal to the fuse box/feeder (in some instances, there would be a relays likewise). From the fuse box/feeder it would go to the different fuses for the radio, defogger, auto door lock. The fuse(s) may be OK but their connectors might be loose and/or the main connector that feeds the fuse box/feeder being the common denominator.

The dome light should work even with no key in IGN swtich turned to ACC. But then again, it is fed from the fuse box/block straight from the battery's + terminal. Which leads back to the connector to the fuse box/block. Your best bet would be to remove/reconnect the different connectors going to and from the said fuse box/block.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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    Louie Role Jun 09, 2008

    My apologies, this was meant for another post.

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    Louie Role Jun 09, 2008

    As to your concern, you posted cable, were you referring to a mechanical cable as in linkage/cable type or the electronic/electrical?

    If it were the electronic/electrical, pls try likewise changing the plug/connector. Some of these fits physically but for some reason there is no electrical contact to the female connector.

    Again sorry for the earlier mix up.


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