I was driving my automatic 97 Honda Accord on the freeway when suddenly the drive light started flashing. Shortly after the engine light came on and there was a loud noise coming from the engine. When I stopped the car it just "died" on me and I had to be towed home. Any ideas as to what the problem could be?
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If it's running rough, chances are that it's misfiring. If the Check Engine light is flashing/blinking, it is definitely misfiring. If that's the case, drive it as little as possible... Or straight to the mechanic because the more you drive it while it's misfiring, the higher the chance is of you ruining your catalytic converter.
94-97 accord have common issue on key ignition. Key ignition seems to corroded. Solution take it apart clean or best way is to replace it. I know because I have done it to 94 accord 4 cylinders, 95 accord 6 cylinders and 97 accord 4 cylinders.
Chris, I believe u have 2 problems. The flashing D4 light indicates a transmission problem, which Honda recommends having checked out right away. It wouldn't hurt to change the fluid, there is no filter on the 92 accord. I suspect the problem is more than changing the fluid though. The other problem is only starting in Neutral. This may be a faulty neutral safety switch. It's located at the base of the shift selector, and covered by the console. Let me know if u need directions on how to remove/install it. Good luck.