1990 Honda Accord Q&A
1990 Honda Accord Question: Car died while driving, not the alternator
So my alternator and battery are good, but the car stopped running while I was driving and won't start. I replaced the cap and rotor and the o-ring in my distributor about a month ago, but the cap already has a small crack in it- could this be the problem or is it more likely the distributor itself? Any other ideas? Thanks - Nirat
Any crack in cap is not good. Can allow moisture to cause problems. The igniter on these vehicles are common problems. - raiderron
Some more information about exactly how you were driving the vehicle when it did stall would greatly help to narrow down which system may be the culprit. Vehicle speed, engine operating temperature, ambient temperature and weather conditions, etc.. The more info the better. - Visitor
The dist. has a built in regulator that may be bad causing to much voltage into you dist. causing the cap to split. Seen it before. this should be brought into a shop to make sure that the dist is installed properly if this is in fact the cause - Visitor
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