Question about 1992 Honda Accord
If it cranks and will not start there are a couple of thing to check. The first is to make sure you really have a problem. Get a gas can and add fuel to the vehicle. Even if you are certain you are not out of fuel, gas gauges have been known to fail and I have had it solve what I was sure was a real problem.
In the summer, the interior of the car gets very hot if you have the windows rolled up and that will cause the fuel relay to fail. If you roll down the windows and wait awhile, I found that the car will start. If that is the case, you have a fuel relay problem. The relay is located under the dash on the driver's side and if you do a search on the internet you can find a diagram for the one that you have. It is a plug in repair, but it is a little hard to change because you have to put your head under the dash to change it.
If it will not start after the interior has cooled off, chances are it is not the relay. If the car cranks and appears to start until you let off the key and then dies, it is probably an ignition switch. An Ignition switch for your Civic can be changed out by taking apart the plastic around the steering column and by removing a couple of bolts, it is a plug-in repair.
If either of these do not fix the problem, then remove a spark plug and verify that you have a good spark. If there is no spark, the ignition module might need to be replaced.
Hope that this helps
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
Had same problem. mechanic tried to charge me 124.95 for a modual plus labor. would have cost me 300.00 or better. talked to the guys at o'reillys and the part was 42.95 and it takes 3 screws to take of dist cap and 2 srews for the modular and disconect 4 wires, no problem. commen problem in hondas,WARNING, DO NOT LET A MECHANIC SCREW YOU.
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
You have to get your timing belt & water pump changed....! Have a second person gently crank the engine while you pull your spark plug wires tosee sprak. " Be careful din't pull te wires up to much " you may shock yourself....lol -------> seriously
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
Fuel or fire thats the only thing tha makes a car run bad fiel pump or distribtor
Posted on Jul 26, 2008
on the driver side open the door when it doesnt start on the side of dash about stering level start the car and bang the side off dash in the dash on that side the main relay there if it start change that relay on 90 to 93 they had problem with that relay hope it help fixya our post thanks pierre
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Go to your local library and check out one of their service manuals.They are free and you can check them out anytime.As long as you return them.Good luck.
Posted on Dec 07, 2009
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