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I'm having a problem with my cay cutting off and not

Customer Question

I'm having a problem with my cay cutting off and not starting . I was told it may be the full check valve-full pump assembly.
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: All good.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 96 Honda accord
JA: Are you fixing your Accord yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked all ignitions. plugs wires, distributor ect. found out the full was cutting off
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Was going to replace the full pump assy, is the check valve part of this system?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Honda
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hope you can help
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'v done all the checks i know of, here's the issue. The car would sometimes be hard to start, once it started it ran great. Now I'm looking at the full system.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

sorry for delay but we having site difficulties today and it slow loading the page for me so i can reply to you

i will do my best to help you ,let me look up few things for you


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

6 cylinder or 4 cylinder ?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
4 cylinder.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

PURPOSE AND OPERATION The fuel supply system consists of a fuel tank, in-tank high pressure fuel pump, PGM-FI main relay, fuel filter, fuel pressure regulator, fuel injectors, and fuel delivery and return lines. This system delivers pressure-regulated fuel to the fuel injectors and cuts the fuel delivery when the engine is not running.

Fuel Specs

96 Honda 4cyl 2.2 liter

With vacuum hose disconnected ..................... 265 - 314 kPa (38 - 46 psi) With vacuum hose connected ........................ 206 - 255 kPa (30 - 37 psi)

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I got all that Chad, is the check vale located in the hanger assy, and if I replace this hole assy pump and all, do you think this would take care of the problem of my eng not getting full?
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

yes if the fuel pump has power to it and not running , but hold on, we need to check relay & fuses , did you do that ?

If at any point during our conversation you like to speak to me on the phone ,feel free to ask me or you can request it on the screen at your convenience and I will call you right away.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I check ignition system, fuses, and all that's what got me to the full system. I was thinking vaper lock, i shot carb into it and it started up.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

1996 Honda Accord Sedan L4-2.2L SOHC VTEC

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The Fuel Pump Relay is incorporated into the PGM-FI Main Relay. Refer to Computers and Control Systems / Main Relay (Computer/Fuel System). See: Main Relay (Computer/Fuel System)

Did you check this relay, do you have a test light ,is there power at pump

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it's getting power, relay good, I think the check vale is working intermittently that's why I was thinking of changing the hole hanger assy.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

There fuse number # 33 in the under hood fuse box , check that , check that relay , if all good and have power at the fuel pump and pump don't run then I would replace it ? Please let me know if you checked that or not ?

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
the fuse was checked replaced it anyway, and the relay's good. Going with replacing the hanger assy, Just need some verification from someone like you.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Fuel pump replacement will solve the valve problem, it is built in the assembly so yes to your question earlier

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Chad Farhat
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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No problem, thanks.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

You are very welcome

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