1992 Honda Civic DX 4 Cyl 1.50L
my car had every symtom of a bad catalyc converter, took it off to check, not it what else could mimick the same symptom
first thought it was brake booster check valve, changed it, not it. catalyc not it but the same exact problems, hesitation while accelerating, sputtered and stopped tapped the catalyc it started, got it home and checked that not it, what else could mimick the catalyc with the same symptoms?
Replace your distributor with a new one. I do not recc you buy a remanufactured unit as the defect rate is high. Dorman sells new ones at a reman price. Probability that this is your cause is greater than 90%.