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  • avatar lilengineerboy 04/02/08 10:40 pm PST

    Hondas from that era have something called a main relay. What it does is provides power to the fuel pump when you turn on the car. These relays are prone to failing around 2 of the leads (there are 2 that are smaller than all the others).
    I would check to see if the fuel pump is getting energized when you turn on the ignition. If its not, see if its getting voltage. The main relay is about $70 from a dealer, but you can also pop the thing open and just re-solder the 2 little leads to solve the problem.
    If thats not it, the distributor is also a failure mode. My '93 went through 2 of them in 150k.

    Source: http://techauto.awardspace.com/mainrela
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  • amazon 04/02/08 9:37 pm PST

    Check if the fuel pump is working (you should hear it cycle when you turn the ignition on).
    another weak link on these is the igniter in the distributor.

  • lilengineerboy 04/02/08 10:40 pm PST

    Hondas from that era have something called a main relay. What it does is provides power to the fuel pump when you turn on the car. These relays are prone to failing around 2 of the leads (there are 2 that are smaller than all the others).
    I would check to see if the fuel pump is getting energized when you turn on the ignition. If its not, see if its getting voltage. The main relay is about $70 from a dealer, but you can also pop the thing open and just re-solder the 2 little leads to solve the problem.
    If thats not it, the distributor is also a failure mode. My '93 went through 2 of them in 150k.

    Source: http://techauto.awardspace.com/mainrela
    y...

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