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2001 EX Intermittent starting when pushing clutch in - HELP

Discussion in '7th Generation Honda Civic (2001-2005)' started by KenleeAF, Nov 25, 2017.



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  1. KenleeAF

    KenleeAF New Member

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    I have a 2001 Civic EX, with 86k miles, totally stock, 5-speed trans.

    The last few weeks it's been not wanting to start depending on how much I have the clutch pedal pushed in... Kind of hard to explain, but I really need your help!
    So, I put the key in and turn it, and if I have the clutch pressed all the way down, it will not even crank or turn over 99% of the time. I have to keep the key turned and slowly let the clutch pedal out until it "engages" and then starts right up. It's like there's a sweet spot that allows the current to go through and start the car. It seems like it's harder to find the spot first thing, when it's cold, but that could be my imagination. Sometimes it's bad and I have to ever so slightly move the pedal in and out until it fires right up.

    Weird.

    What do you guys think? Originally I couldn't start it and thought it was the battery, so I bought a new one and cleaned my cables/connections. , But it's still doing it, I just know the trick haha. Someone said maybe the clutch switch? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. boofoo

    boofoo Respected Registered VIP

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    Try adjusting the position of the clutch pedal switch.
     
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