HARD TO START

1993 Honda Civic

Tiny

dringnell

January, 5, 2009 AT 4:51 PM

Engine Performance problem
1993 Honda Civic 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

This just started two days ago, when I try to start the car it just cranks a few times then nothing. Then I try again and it tries to start then nothing. This happens a few times then finally it starts but it idles really low and shakes alot for a few seconds then finally the idle builds up and runs fine. It does this every time I let the car sit for a few hours then try to start it. I have checked the codes and it says a code 6 which is the temp sensor but my gauge is working. Are there other sensors and can they be causing this problem?

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1 Answer

Tiny

KHLow2008

January, 11, 2009 AT 9:10 AM

Hi dringnell,

The temperature gauge is working because the sending unit is working but the Engine Coolant Temperature ( ECT ) sensor is a separate item.


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