Honda Prelude Online banner

Woe is me...

799 Views 0 Replies 1 Participant Last post by  93ncruisin
The story begins...I pull a ce code 3: map sensor. 1st question, has anyone had to replace their map sensor on their 4th gen vtec? So I figured maybe it was a loose wire on my vtec controller, I didn't want to go out and buy a map sensor and have a wiring problem. I tugged on all the wires and all of them had good connections, keep in mind I did this while the car was running as make sure that it would trip off on a big bump or something. Next is the weird part, I'm at a stoplight and I accidently kill the car(i know, I know). I go to start it again, and all it will do is start and immediately shut off. I push it to the side of the road. It continues to do this for 10 min or so. I figure I must of goofed up some of the wiring. So I check all my ecu connections again. All good. Next I notice that the engine will stay running as long as I keep the key pushed into the start position, but once I release it kills. Finially it works after I put it back together. Later that night it started again, yet again I checked my ecu, this time I wasn't so lucky it still won't start. One thing I did notice was that when the key is in ignition setting the dash lights don't come on anymore. And while I was able to drive the dash flickered interminently. As you would probably guess I'm terrified. Any help or suggestion would be appreciated dearly!

'93 VTEC Prelude
Tsudo Muffler
Tenzo Intake
Field VTEC Controller
DC Header Soon
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.