How do you know if your main relay is bad?
Common signs include the engine not starting, inability to stay running for a long time, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
Where is the main relay?
The main relay is usually located underneath the hood in the relay box. The high heat that this relay is exposed to can create a lot of damage over time. When the main relay begins to malfunction, you will have to find a way to address the issues in a hurry.
Will a bad main relay cause no spark?
If the fuel pump does not prime AND there is no spark, then it could be a bad main relay, a blown main relay fuse or ECU fuse, or a bad ground connection on the thermostat housing. If you only lack spark, check the timing belt and the coil and igniter unit in the distributor.
Is main relay Same as fuel pump relay?
Re: main relay vs. fuel pump relay. They are one and the same. Main Fuel Relay would be a better name for the part.
What does the main relay on a Honda do?
The main relay in a vehicle controls the fuel pump and supplies power to the injectors. Knowing how to test a Honda main relay can help you better pinpoint the cause when an electrical issue arises. There’s a pretty simple way to tell if your main relay is affected. Simply turn on the vehicle and see if it continues to run.
How can I tell if my main relay is working?
There’s a pretty simple way to tell if your main relay is affected. Simply turn on the vehicle and see if it continues to run. If so, the main relay is okay. Should the engine shut off, the main relay could be impacted.
Where is the battery negative terminal on Honda main relay?
Consult your owner’s manual or vehicle repair manual and remove the main relay. Attach the battery positive terminal to the No. 4 terminal and the battery negative terminal to the No. 8 terminal of the main relay.