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Car will not start

Car would not start, it turned over but would not start. I replaced the battery & spark plugs...car was working fine for 2 days, and now it will not even turn over. Should I start with the starter or the alternator? Or somewhere else. Thanks!

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  • jakewoo24 Sep 04, 2008

    Sorry forgot to mention its a 1999 Honda Civic HX 120k + Miles.

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    my CAR DOES NOT TURN OVER - spark plugs were changed -- I've been cranking it for 1 hour -- and injecting starter fluid

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    won't start, replaced alternator, batter and spark plugs. engine won't even turn over

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Try to change the high energy ignition coil under the rotor cap as they go and all your car will do is crank and foul the plugs i paid 100 dollars to have shop find this problem the computer showed that i was getting spark but not enough upon removal of high energy coil there was a lil discoloring of the plastic cover which indicated spark burst thru casing and was not giving enough spark replacement part and new wires and plugs (old fouled) the car runs like new I love my honda !!!!

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