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Engine of f22b 2.2 twin cam honda prelude

My number one and number four cylinder is not firing there were two cracks on one and four of the distributor cover but they were stick with poxy steel glue could the crack still be a problem in loosing current because the the valve is still not firing also burning oil and have a miss in the idiling not smoothidiling

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Pull the spark plug wires out of the number one and number 4 cylinders, then pull the spark plugs out aswell and connect them to the wires they go to. then hold them two the engine block and see if you have a good strong spar/ark.......if not then ur distribortor crack is ur problem, if it does spark take all 4 spark plugs out of the engine and hook up a compression guage and check the compression, if good then check the fuel systesm, fuel pressure regulator/fuel injector/most likely not the fuel pump....if compression is bad then pour a tea spoon of oil in the cylinder that has low compression, do the compression test on that cylinder again, if the initial low reading goes up then its ur piston rings or ur cylinder wall, if it stays the same then its ur valve seals,valve guid,vlave seat carbon build up, check valve train may need a head job

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