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My 94 honda accord ran hot and now wont start

It ran hot for a couple of days and I would wait til it cooled down and put water in it while engine running and it continued to start. Well a couple of days ago it ran hot and the engine light came on. I pulled over, let it cool down, as usual, put water in the radiator, while engine still on, and the engine starts shaking really bad, so I stopped adding water and turned the engine off. When I immediately tried to start it again,..it wouldnt start. Its trying to turn over but it wont. It kinda gives a "die-down" type of noise as though the battery is dying, but it even does this when I connect it to jumper cables and another car. I realize that my head gaskets could be blown or the head warped, but could this possibly be the alternator as well. I could use a sealant to correct this problem but how do I get it started so that I can use the sealant,.....HEEEELLLLLLP!!

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Sorry. Could also be a cracked head or block. Take the spark plugs out and see if they are wet.  Charge battery and turn engine over with the coil grounded and the sparkplugs out. If water flyes out of any cylinder,you may have to disassemble the engine.  

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