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about ready to tear my hair out!

Discussion in 'Civic and del Sol - EG and EK' started by 99sidude, May 11, 2007.

  1. 99sidude

    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    Heres the story...
    for the past 2 months my car (93' gsr hatch) has been at a body shop. About a month ago I checked on it, and started it up just to run it (no problems). Yesterday I go to pick it up, and the battery is dead. We push the car out of the garage and jump it... and the car just cranks and cranks.. but won't start.

    I do some diagnosing and discover that the fuel pump isn't working (I don't hear it running when I turn the key, and I'm not getting fuel pressure). So this morning i rush over to summit and pick up a new 190 lph fuel pump and drop it in. Still, no fuel pump noise or fuel pressure. I then realize that its probably the main relay. I pulled the relay, and jump the fuel pump's wires on the relay harness, and I get fuel pump noise, and its got pressure! Thinking I solved it, I went to a local junk yard and got a main relay. I plugged it in, and again got fuel pressure, but the damn thing still cranks and cranks!

    I checked all the fueses and main grounds on the engine. I hope that I am just overlooking something stuid. Any ideas? It just seems strange that my main relay and ????? would go bad at the same time:confused:
     
  2. 93civicracer

    93civicracer Oh, I do a little here and there.

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    Whatever you're over looking it SURE IS "stupid". lmao
     
  3. custompainter

    custompainter drive it like U stole it

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    that is strange but why was your car at the shop was it hit cause if it was and you started it there could be a grounded wire some where that blew it out

    o-yeah hey 93civicracer you still rockin your dx 4dr ebay special ? lmao........ now thats ''stupid''
     
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  4. 99sidude

    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    yeah the car was hit...it drove to the repair shop fine, and yesterday, the guy said he pulled it out of the bay and it started up fine as well. I looked over the grounds several times. I'm gonna look at the dizzy next.
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    well, i finally got it running. It was either the distributor coil or rotor - i replaced them both and it fired right up. Its strange that that, and the main relay would go bad at the same time:confused:
     
  6. custompainter

    custompainter drive it like U stole it

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    maybe your main wasn't bad ? and it just looked bad!! to late now already replaced
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    yeah i know for sure that the main was bad, because the fuel pump wouldn't run with the old main, but did with the new one
     
  8. custompainter

    custompainter drive it like U stole it

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