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Old 11 Feb 2013, 11:20 pm
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Default 99 civic fuel pump relay clicking?

The fuel pump relay is clicking and the car wont start, it turns over, but it just wont start















The relay constantly clicks if I am turning the key, It doesn't just click for a couple of seconds, I can hear the fuel pump kick in, and i am getting pressure past the filter, and on the fuel rail, its like my car just isnt getting the gas to start, everything else is fine
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Old 11 Feb 2013, 11:33 pm
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i had a similar problem with my civic so i just unbolted some stuff from the underside of my car and like just plucked out the fuel gauge , i think it was a fuel gauge , thing is then the car didnt even start , then i realised that i took out the fuel so it cant start so i put it back , filled some fuel and it was all fine good luck wity yours
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Old 11 Feb 2013, 11:50 pm
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Open fuel pipe from fuel rail, turn key switch ON is fuel coming out if yes, system is ok and battery is low. If still clicking and fuel doesn?t come there will be possibly short circuit in the wiring check for some expert electrician or temporary give direct + supply to fuel pump and take car to workshop.
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Old 12 Feb 2013, 12:04 am
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The fuel pump relay, also called the "main" relay, is one of the most troublesome pieces in that era Honda. See the source for more about it and a test - essentially, if you do not hear three clicks the relay is not working. You will notice from the description of how it works that the fuel pump only runs for two seconds when the ignition is turned on, while cranking, and for only two seconds after cranking if the engine does not start. An awful lot of people think the fuel pump is bad and replace it because it is not running when they think it should be.































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