The biggest repair I had to make was the catalytic converter. Many times cleaning does the trick; remove use a libral amount of carb and choke cleaner,the use some pb blaster to lubricate the slide inside. Original Honda parts are very expensive. You will really have to crank on them to make it this tight but be careful by checking it after every turn of the screw to not crack the cap. The mechanic thought it was the distributor, but that wasn't it. If you follow the link you can read about how to replace it at a Honda owners forum. If young drivers are sinking their hard-earned bucks into hopping up Civics, why shouldn't the factory build one of its own? It was gone before its time.
It cranks just fine with a normal starting sound, but nothing else happens. Most common issue will be a lack of vacuum, and or Ignition wire, plugs cap and rotor. Best car I've owned so far. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. But that didn't start the car.
I replaced the alternator a second time due the new alternator failed the bench test. Also standard are a keyless remote, power mirrors, power windows and cruise control. If you need help, a technician from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to. I did some serach for the parts price. Hey there, thank you for asking about your 1999 Honda Civic. But the yellow Engine check light is staying on.
The assumption is that it's cranking normal but not catching. You'll be able to get the same like, kind and quality of parts that you're trying to replace. Showing parts 1 through 10 below. I tried it on my 99 Suburban and it didn't do any better with the resiste … r bypass. Their coils are computer tested that guarantees appropriate wave form and consistent spark mechanism. It wouldn't start at a gas station after putting 10 dollars of gas in it, even had. These drive off the water and the engine should start.
They're cheap to replace and might be a good spot to start. Could also be down by the starter, although less likely. Yeah I know that's a lot of miles. Tighten the screws until the cap is tight on the distributor. Still runs very nice at near 153K.
I need some Help, Please. So I too feel like I'm getting ripped off, but what do you do when the car is sitting in the mechanic's garage and doesn't turn on you feel trapped! These parts can be difficult to find sometimes but since we have a large network of salvage yards and part suppliers chances are always pretty good that we'll be able to help you find the parts you need. Must of been a piece of junk right? Your Honda Civic has set the standard for affordable, high-gas-mileage cars. It has 138,000 miles on the odometer and is still strong. Hopped-up Civics are most prevalent in southern California, where automotive trends often show up first. My car has a manual transmission. Remember to check your air filter too.
If it is the distributor, it may very well have a crack in the cap. I ran a power wire to the compressor an it works fine. He now thinks it's the computer in the car, Has any one of you ever heard of computer going out on 99 honda civic? There is two nuts on each side of the bracket, loosen both and slide cable until you reach 900 to 1000 rpm range or if you want hi … gher idle adjust it up. If it does crank, check that you are getting fuel by d … epressing the schrader valve on the fuel rail. If that doesn't give you any clues, try running the engine at night, in the dark. Against members of its class, the Civic has been the pick of the litter for several years.
Most auto parts stores will read the trouble codes from the computer for you and help you track down the problem. Also try the main relay I had the same issue and its the main relay that sends fuel it is located on the firewall to the right of the steering column. I guess the rest they charged is the labor. If it's a distributor, check the inside for spark traces or other signs of damage to the distributor cap. In other words, the engine doesn't turn over at all. I had to replaced the radiator at 130,000. The engine should be at normal temperture.
Check the timing -- and the fuel mixture as well. The salvage yards selling used parts through our service are some of the most reputable salvage yards you will ever deal with. The battery is fairly new; only about a year old. Ended up being that I was not tightening the dist cap tight enough. Utilizing a four-cylinder power plant that produces over 40 miles per gallon makes your Honda Civic untouchable in the economy-car class. If it is idling rough there is probably a larger problem in play. If that all checks out, it might be bad bushings on the starter making it crank a little too slow.
Troll the freeways of Los Angeles and you can see countless Hondas lowered so far they look like they are riding on coasters. For Honda, the Civic is a trademark car with a successful track record extending back more than 30 years. Showing her a little love but there was rarely anything wrong with her. I would recommend checking the pressure or refrigerant level in the system. I have a '99 honda civic lx that the alternator and battery went out it is a manual transmission.