1998 HONDA CIVIC CAR DOES NOT WANT TO START

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  • edwin27
  • 1998 Honda Civic

Engine Performance problem
1998 Honda Civic 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 127000 miles

Mi car does not start, when I turn the keys for a while it start smelling gas. The car will not start. I have to unplug two of the injector switch so the car can start, once it is accelarate I run to plug the two unplugged injectors.
I change the spark plugs, I checked the electrical, and it is fine. Once the car turn on, the car has no issue at all driving it. The only thing I noticed is that the car idle RPM is to high, I would say 2000 rpm. I also have change the Map sensor and the Check Engine it is still on. Still giving me issues.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 AT 9:43 AM

1 Answer

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  • KHLow2008
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Hi edwin27,

Symptoms indicates either the sparks are weak or excessive fuel is getting to the cylinders. I would suggest testing the fuel pressure and checking the injectors for sticking.

Is the Check Engine Light indicating?

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Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 AT 12:25 PM

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