20 Most Recent 1989 Honda CRX Questions & Answers


My 97 civc will start but won't go no where when I put it in first gear nor the rest of them what's the problem

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on May 05, 2018


Idle air control valve may be sticking. Remove the valve and clean it with some carb cleaner. Also clean the passages in the throttle body.

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Aug 10, 2017


can't help until listen, load the audio

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Sep 16, 2015


it depends if you a a d series or b or any other there's different series so u have to go according the type of engine you have

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Aug 26, 2014


HL always work even keys in pocket, (USA rules)
most have 2 fuse's check both fuses.
some cars outside (mostly) USA have DRL,
daylight running light option or manditory (canada)
got DRL, that is the first question, they messup more often.
and are more complex.

at the least there is:
1: battery dead, does car start? you didnt say.
2: bad fuses.
3: bad HL relay
4: bad HL switch.
5: bad wires. yes, its and endless topic this and connnectors. bad.

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Dec 08, 2013


its probably the combination switch on the steering column, as these vehicles don't have a relay for the headlights. The most common problem with the headlights are all the grounds that are used. Check all your headlight grounds, and if you still have a problem, its your combination switch.

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Dec 08, 2013


I had the same problem with my 91' crx it would idle and have a low rev i adjusted my tranny cable located below the battery tray and accelerated and shifted fine afterwards

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Dec 04, 2013


try a rover engine its the same if iam not mistaken .you could try taking the cars papers to the dealer ? is it the original engine or has it been changed at some stage

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Jun 05, 2013


I have same car 1989 honda crx, what worked for car was I took the Idle Air Control Valve ( IACV ) off and cleaned it with carb cleaner. What you will need is a 12mm socket and only has two screws, and pliers to take off two small hoses attached to it.. And most important carb cleaner to clean the inside of IAVC. Plus you can also search for this on the Internet ...1989 honda crx Idle Surges! Hope this helps...

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Jan 17, 2013


replace the ignition control module,I recommend a new one,if you order a rebuilt dist.it comes with a used one that only passed cold temp bench test they usually have problems once the car warms up. so get a new one!good luch let me know if you need more info have a good day DB

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Jan 17, 2013


Check bulb first then wiring.

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Oct 08, 2012


have u checked the ground wire to the battery to make sure that u are gaining a charge . if u are gaining a charge thru the battery then please check the battery cables

1989 Honda CRX | Answered on Sep 02, 2012

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