1996 honda civic ex no start good batt.

Asked by May 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM about the 1996 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

one morning went to start my 5 speed Honda civic ex and it does not start. batt. is good my friend came over took the switch out from under my dash around the clutch area. had me push the button as he check it with some gauge told me it was fine. them he check the ignition switch with his gauge told me all three areas are good. Then he went and check the starter and that was good too. He told me the batt. cables look fine too. Can any one help me with any thoughts what might be the problem. is their another cable that I need to check.  he also told me the fuses where good.
thank you

2 Answers


Does it turn over when you hit the key ? Does it have spark (did you test for spark) ? Does it get fuel (did you test fuel pressure) ? Are the injectors firing (did you test them) ? If everything's fine then why isn't it starting ? Let us know what happens .


How do you know the battery is fine? If the alternator isn't working properly and isn't charging the battery even a new battery can die very quickly. Check the ground cables as well.

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