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97 civic will not start..it's getting fuel and spark

My 97 civic is getting spark to all four cylinders..its getting fuel to the fuel rail it just sits there and turns over but car will not fire

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  • tlehr978 Jan 10, 2009

    should it cost $1100 to have a dealer replace the crank sensor on a '97 CRV

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Try looking at the crank position sensor

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  • bostongeorge Dec 02, 2008

    try looking at the crank position sensor

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Have the timing checked

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