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B16 swap

Discussion in 'Vehicles: For Sale/Trade/Wanted' started by 89 CIVIC SI, Mar 13, 2007.

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    89 CIVIC SI New Member

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    i have put in a b16a in my 89 civic si, hooked all the hoses and used the stock harness from the stock 89si motor and now the car wont start... it crancks but wont start... feels like the fuel is not being brought to the engine and no combustion is happening... any help is appreciated... its my first swap... i also got a PWO computer with the engine but there is this weird switch on it with number one and two on it??? honestly didnt know what it was...
     
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    is the fuel pump turning on
     
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    no it doesnt... when we hook the stock ecu the check engine light flickers, but still not starting.....
     
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    your main relay might have went out
     
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    ok so i should change the main relay?? and if that doesnt work what should i do next???
     
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    yea i would try that if thats not it you will have a extra the ef is bad about those going bad, but it might be the fuel pump its self
     
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    can it have anything with the distributor... my brother and his friend checked the coil and it wasnt sparking
     
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    well make sure your grounds are all on, but no the pump will still come on with the dizzy not fireing
     
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