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Old 02-26-2014, 07:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright. I drive a 1991 Honda civic Lx 4dr. It has a d15b2 in it.

So I've been having trouble starting the car after driving for a short bit. Like I drive it up to a store or to get gas, turn the car off, get gas, try to start it but all it does is crank. It doesn't catch or turn over.

I've done some research and I'm thinking it might be the main relay. But I'm not 100% sure.

So I was told that if I change the main relay that I should go to the local junk yard and pull one off the same model car instead of going to the local auto parts store. Is this true ?
Or can I get one from a auto parts store and be fine ?

Thanks everyone.
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I would start with the main relay.

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Does it matter where I get the main relay ? Like advance auto , or Oreilys.
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
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main relay will not prevent the motor from turning over.....

Ignition switch will.
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