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HELP!!!!! my civic is dead!!!

Discussion in 'Civic and CRX - EF' started by 91civisedaner, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. 91civisedaner

    91civisedaner Senior Citizen

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    so i'm driving and my 1991 civic lx loses power to the motor,I checked the coil and it's fried.should i replace just the coil or get a new dizzy.? #2 also I have power to everything GOOD power but she won't crank over,the starter barely clicks and the main relay is makin' funny noises i replaced it about 7,000 miles ago did it blow up because of the coil??:confused:
     
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    get a whole new dizzy, and check to make sure the battery is good and hot and the connection is good
     
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    I cheacked the battery,we even jumped it off my dads datsun,lights are bright just won't crank and the relay is makin' a funny noise not a click but a buzz sound
     
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    yeah its not suppose to buzz just click, so i would try that next
     
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    thanks i kinda knew whats f''ed on it,but i like other people's opinions so i don't feel like a lone gunman fixin' my car,iwas going to buy a dizzy off craigslist but i'll buy a new one instead. know of any good brands?? remaufacterers???
     
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    get the main relay first, that might fix it all. but other than oem honhda dealer, ive had good luck with distributor king, off of ebay
     
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    Thanks for the help!! you have been repped
     
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    Check your grounds. Often times a relay buzzing or whining is a sign of a bad ground or a bad computer. Also for a distributor look into rich porter technologies (RPT) I have had good luck with there products.over the last 5 years I have installed about 30 of them into my own cars and my customers cars and have only had to warranty out 1 unit.
     
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    thanks man!,anyways it turned out to be a bad battery and fried coil.I found a rich porter dizzy on a car in the junkyard,it was the only dizzy that look new/good (coil not fried)and i got it for $25 bucks!
     
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    My neighbor recently came to me with the same problem, it was the starter solenoid so check that out
     
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