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1999 Honda Prelude Question: ignition switch



, Oakland, CA, August 24, 2009, 05:49

i have a 1999 honda prelude, and i dont really know whats wrong with my car lately. my car sometime die on me when im driving on the streets and freeway. and when i start my engine and let it run for like 5 minutes or so, my car just shut off. do you have any idea or anything that i can know? please help

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    August 24, 2009, 08:59

    Vehicle Application: 1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L

    Customer Concern: The engine starts and stalls.
    Tests/Procedures: 1. Test the ignition switch by locating the 5-cavity Brown connector in the driver's fuse box just above the fuses. Locate the Black/Yellow (BLK/YEL) wire in the Brown connector. That wire should have battery voltage in the start and run position.

    2. If the BLK/YEL wire does not have battery voltage in the run position, jump battery voltage to the BLK/YEL wire. If the vehicle keeps running, the ignition switch has failed. Refer to Honda recall TSB # 02-031 for the updated ignition switch and part number.
    Potential Causes: Ignition Switch

    Tech Tips: Do not replace the ignition key and tumbler, if that is replaced the immobilizer system will have to be reprogrammed.
    Diagnostic Codes: None

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    , August 24, 2009, 09:04

    Your question is very incomplete. Is the check engine light on? It could possibilly be a fuel pump. When it dies does it restart right away?

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    Visitor, November 09, 2010, 11:48

    check your alternator and all your electrical

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