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1990 Accord Lx 2.2 won't start. Cranks, but won't turn over

Battery is charged and appears the engine wants to turn over, but it won't. Not flooded as I did not pump the pedal too much. My son said the check engine light came on Sunday 01/18/09. He drove it home 10 miles where I did a good visual, secured all vacuum lines, check fluids, etc... After an hour, he had to drive the car on a 30 mile round-trip run. It ran rough, but never stalled. The check engine light never came back on. It was not started until today Friday 01/23/09 (sat there for 5 days). Now, is when it won't turn over and start. Any assistance is greatly appreciated!

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I have had that problem with my 98 Dodge Ram 1500. It was the Crank Shaft Position sensor.. If you do it yourself make sure you disconnect the positive battery cable from battery for couple hours to let the computer drain any electricity it may store. So it can rest the computer. I didn't do that and couldn't figure out why it still wouldn't start. Until I asked a mechanic.

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Does the engine sound like it is turning over slow? It may be the starter dragging. If it doesn't turn over fast enough it won't crank.

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