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My 1991 crx

My CRX will start and fire up and immediately die then i will start it and rev it up a little and it used to stay on after doing that a couple of time but now it does the same thing it just wont stay started. I was thinking the fuel pump maybe because i already replaced the relay and stuff. Also after trying to start it over and over it now is starting to turn over slower and slower and i just didnt know if it was the fuel pump or something else.

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  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    I was having a similair problem... My 88 honda crx will start and after about 5 to ten minutes it will immediatly turn off... it has 150,000 miles and has been sitting around a while... dont know much about it ... just bought it... ANY IDEAS?

  • wolfaudio May 03, 2009

    I'm having the same issue with my 1990 CRX, except it doesn't even stay started for 5 - 10 sec, it just dies immediately. I just got my distributer and everything related replaced about 2 months ago. I removed the intake tube off the gas filter and confirmed the fuel pump is pushing fuel through. My next thought would be a fuel filter, but it seems odd that it would choke out that quickly. My CRX worked perfectly till this happened. I'm open to any suggestions!! Those fuel pumps are at least $250, and a pain to replace. I would like to know for sure if I need to replace it or not.



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I just got my 1990 crx repaired and found it was the electronic ignition. Check for spark first to determine if this is the same problem.

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Few possibilities exist. The fuel pump is most likely..This is given the fuel filter is in good shape. The coil and ignitor (in the distributor cap) is also a common problem.

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