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Glowing manifold Car started chugging then just died... When hood was open you could see the manifold glowing red... Is the cat pluged? Or is it something else & what are the chances I never blew the motor???

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  • Chrysta Whiteway Feb 24, 2012

    Its a 1991 honda civic 2 door hatchback...

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The good thing is no fire. This happens when there is a severe misfire mainly with the ignition system. A blown head gasket cannot make this happen. The ignition fired out of sequence, a jumped timing belt will cause the vehicle timing to ****** so a timing belt is not the issue.Your solution and the fix is get a whole new distributor with a cap and rotor(the rotor internally broked) sparkplug wires new sparkplugs . A plugged catalytic will cause the car to have no power when acclerating , you didnt blow the engine a blown engine cannot cause a glowing manifold. only a good engine can

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