I was recently surprised to learn that early 90's Accords are near the
top of the "most stolen" list in many states.
I'd like to add a kill switch and am seeking opinions on what
circuit/device is easiest to neutralize? The fuel pump seems most
likely, and accessing it shouldn't be too dificult. It's a 5 speed, so
hacking the starter solenoid, the first idea to come to mind, isn't a
fool proof solution. Any other cantidates?
Car is a 92 Accord wagon.
Disabling the fuel pump is an excellent idea.
Follow the wire back from the fuel pump, and splice in a switch
somewhere un-obvious but still convenient.
You can also disable the clutch interlock switch in much the same
manner. This switch needs to be compressed in order for the starter to
function, so if you prevent it from being closed (with a switch), it
will be as though the crook wasn't pressing the clutch when he turned
I was told by my insurance agent that automatic transmisison cars are
"joyride"-stolen far more often than manual tranny cars. The pro's don't
care either way, and the pro's won't be deterred by kill switches.
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