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I changed the head on a 1989 honda civic lx. now it will start up but runs real rough. what do i do now?

I was driving when camshaft broke in half. I pulled the head and cam. replaced them both and now it will start up but runs real rough. what do I do now?

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Did you triple check that your timing was correct and that none of the pistons where damaged since that is an interference engine, meaning that f the timing belt breaks or in your case the cam broke (other half stopped moving), the piston may have ran into the valve causing damage to the valve and possibly the piston.

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Remove the left front wheel....(drivers side). Remove all accessory belts. Remove the crankshaft shaft pulley.......remove the plastic lower timing belt cover.....and there it is! It is mounted with one bolt.
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