91 honda keep shutting off

Asked by May 28, 2017 at 01:46 PM about the 1991 Honda Accord EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It starts fine I drive about a
block maybe two an it shuts off .
Then won't start just cranks. I
wait 20min or so then it starts . I
can shut it off and it keeps
starting. But once I drive it shuts
off. Plus I hear a noise in dash
when turning key to start
position please help

2 Answers

865

Sounds like a classic crank sensor fault. If not there may be a relay that heats up and shuts down such as a fuel pump relay. If possible try to pull some codes and other can help with this more. I remember on some of my vehicles in the past you had to pull codes by a flashing light kinda like morse code. I was a code whisperer many years ago Good Luck!

510

Replace the pgmfi relay. It is located on driver side kick Panel Under corner of dash.

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