The rest of the way is a snap. For Honda owners who don't perform regular maintenance, one of the items that eventually needs to be replaced is the fuel filter. Open up the hood of the car and look at the firewall on the passenger's side of the engine compartment. Also Honda's of that era are notorious for distributor failure. Little bigger, sitting in a metal can that's bolted to the underbody. Once you get the pump out make sure it's dead first.
That way, you can put more muscle into breaking flare nuts loose without running as much risk of stripping your flare nut as you do with an open-ended wrench or crow's foot. When the Main Relay Goes Bad A bad fuel pump causes a sputtering type of stall, not an out-and-out lack of spark. Now, put the curved tab on the fuel filter bracket into the slot on the car and put the 10mm bolt in to hold the filter in place. Your car's hesitation is slowly. A damaged pump lacks the power to push gas from the fuel tank to the engine.
It's bolted to the firewall on the passenger side. I promise you, if you follow my advice, this job wil … l be a lot easier. Naturally, the car does not start if I do not here the 2 second humming sound the fuel pump makes to indicate that the pump is working and thus building pressure in the system. It is time to replace the fuel filter. If you are overdue for this task, you may notice that under tougher and steeper road conditions your Accord might feel sluggish. While the fuel pump relay is a very simple component, it plays a very important role in the proper operation of the vehicle.
. The only thing I haven't done is check or clean the fuel injectors, but based upon my problems described below, it does not seem likely that that would be the problem, I think. It is usually hard to move because the socket is actually inside the bulb base and the pins are in the socket on the wire. Tighten everything down, and you're ready to tighten your fuel lines. The car wouldn't crank after sitting in the hot sun, but would fire up after it cooled off and acted up intermittently while I was driving. The usual case in replacing a fuel pump on a Honda chassis involves opening the access hatch found behind the seat and simply replacing the pump.
I tried that and had problems. That's what we have to look for. I hope this help on your question. The fuel system in your Honda Accord and Civic. The fuel filter is located on the fr … ont firewall underneath the master cylinder. This the the vacuum control box. If so, then you may have already figured out the culprit is the fuel pump.
This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Once the nut is removed, pull the lower fuel line off and set it aside. Loosen the straps and remove them. The engine may still crank when the key is turned, however it will not be able to start due to lack of fuel. Don't be discouraged when this happens.
Trust me, it can be done. It takes about ten minutes. If no power supply, relay is faulty. The fuel system in your Honda Accord and Civic. This is a fun one. This article applies to the Honda Civic. You'll need to remove the fuel tank to replace the pump.
Hi nando39, I suggest we go back to the basics to understand what is happening. Put the wheel back on and lower the vehicle. Here we explain how remove and replace that. Step 4 — Remove the clamp bolts Using the 10 mm flare nut wrench, unfasten two bolts from the clamp that hold the fuel filter in place. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. In case you haven't found it, the fuel filter on the 1994 Accord is located directly below the master cylinder inside the engine compartment. It leaks, and it stinks! Much cheaper than a fuel pump.
Remove and replace the fuel filter from the clamp. You can save this photo file to your own computer. Where is the fuel pump relay located on a '91 Honda Accord? Check for trouble codes in your car to diagnose a faulty fuel system. Once the straps are off, slowly lower to relieve the pressure from the jack and lower the tank. Step 5 — Replace the fuel filter and reattach the clamp Unclip the alignment hole holding the top of the fuel filter in place, and then remove the fuel filter from the clamp. There will be an access cover, about the size of a saucer, glued down with caulk under the trunk carpet just behind the back seat, or under the back seat bottom.