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    mcarreon90270 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 24, 2006, 10:17 PM
    Troble starting my civic
    I own a 97civic DX 5 speed with 116000 miles I have trouble starting my car some times a lot of the times I have to give it gas so it can start, some times when I turn it on and rev it up it seems like the fuel gets stuck or its running on three cylinder but after a couple of seconds it sounds fine and it run normal I checked the fuel pump and changed my spark plugs but still the same.
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    Jul 24, 2006, 10:40 PM
    Make sure all your spark plug cables are connected properly. Try to "push" them in some more on both ends.

    You might also get a new rotor and distributor cap, if it's been a while since you did it.

    I'd say this is more of a spark problem, than a gas problem.
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    mcarreon90270 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 26, 2006, 01:47 PM
    I changed the spark plug cables distributer cap and rotor but it still the same I checked the oil and it was brown there is no white smoke out of my exaust

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