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'90 civic won't start.....bad disributor????

I have a 1990 honda civic w/ a 1.5 and manual trans.Woke up one morning and it wouldn't start. Fuel pump comes on, main relay is good, and ignition coil is new too. When I try to start the car, engine won't rotate. I'm thinking that it's either the fly wheel or maybe the distributor. How do you know if your distributor is bad? I also checked out the engine check code and it gave me 6 short blinks. Can't find the codes online.....

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  • inyaface_003 Nov 09, 2008

    Battery is good and a new starter was put in. Also cleaned out my fuel filter.

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I had this exact problem in my civ the solution to my problem was the switch at the top of the clutch petal if u press it in and turn the key it should start and u can jump the to wires and it will cancel out the switch

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Wont rotate?..go to battery and starter circuitry

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  • milespeed Nov 10, 2008

    yet it wont turn over?...sorry dude the starting circuit is battery starter and ignition key and the associated wiring only...so go back .......well also if clutch you must have it engaged or in neutral..so check those switches and wiring also

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