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1990 civic i have a 90 civic the guy that i bought it from said that he was driving it when it just shut down now i know that they are known for the destributers an thats where i started when i took the destirbuter out it was so tight i could barley turn it so i put a new one on and tryed to fire it it acts like it wants to start but then hit a spot when the turning slows down then pops through the throtel body is there somthing im missin could the timing belt have jumped from the destributer locking up???

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Yes indeed ive seen it many times,but its easy to check just remove the top timing cover and take a peek,you should know in about 10 mins. if you need any diagrams or stuff let me know have a good day DB

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