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2000 Honda Civic CX 3dr HB Manual

2000 Honda Civic
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Front Wheel Drive, 3 Door HB, Sub-Compact
32 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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April 7, 2013, 4:11 pm

Patrick L
 

Question: Car Not Starting. Electrical issues?

My 2000 Honda Civic HX will not start. I've investigated and found that my FI e/m fuse is popping every time I turn the key to the accessory position. I am fairly certain that there is some sort of electrical short but I cannot pinpoint where it is. There is a badly installed aftermarket cruise control in it that was in when I bought it. It ran well after being bought but on the way home noticed the headlights start to flicker then a bright flash and everything on the car went. I've replaced all the exterior light bulbs ( they were ALL shot afterward ), the alternator, and battery. I don't know what to do/try. Help?


April 7, 2013, 4:43 pm

Tyler O
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Remove any aftermarket components as a first step.

If the fuse still blows, start unplugging components until it doesn't


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April 7, 2013, 5:13 pm

Patrick L
 

How do I go about uninstalling the aftermarket cruise control? It was in the car when I had bought it


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