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Old 07-05-2013, 06:30 PM
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I have a 93 civic dx. I installed a new antenna in it and it hasn't been able to start in 2 months. its a stick so i can push start it and it goes.It doesnt try to start or anything.you turn the key and nothing. the car primes when you turn the key. the headlights dont dim but the interior lights do.

I put a new starter in it - NOTHING
I put a new ignition switch in - NOTHING
I put a new clutch pedal switch in - NOTHING
I switched out the ignition switch relay - NOTHING

The problem started after i ran the new antenna wire from the roof, down the side of the driver side inner wall, under the steering column, to the back of the radio.

I have been told that there is a wire that is grounded out somewhere. i have looked over and over. and dont see anything.
Can somebody please tell me where to look or or what to look for.

Me and the old lady are getting tired of parking on hills or waiting forpeople to leave to start the car.
Old 07-07-2013, 08:30 PM
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have you checked the starter wire coming from the ignition? does it have power? if it does, is the starter getting the power to the trigger wire? if you turn the headlights on at night and try turning the key do the headlights dim?
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