when my engine reaches a certain temp. why does it cut off while being driven? on 1996 Honda Civic

when engine is cold, it runs perfectly fine, but once it warms up the engine sputters and likes to cut off.

by in Waukegan, IL on January 10, 2013
2 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , January 11, 2013
could be a bad distributor
ANSWER by , January 11, 2013
very common for dist to fail
COMMENT by , January 11, 2013
what's the best way for me to check it?
COMMENT by , January 11, 2013
check for spark when engine is hot
COMMENT by , January 13, 2013
i did that, i had spark, and i just got new spark plugs and wires put on