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Why wont my 1987 honda accord start i have put in a new coil and a remanufactured distributor and i still dont seem to be getting any spark i smell gas it cranks over real good new cap and rotor also the main 40 amp fuse is good and all the fuses in fuse box also good

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  • lakelife69 Oct 10, 2010

    NO THE ROTOR DOES TURN AND THE CAMS MOVE UP AND DOWN AS WELL

  • lakelife69 Oct 10, 2010

    I SHOULD SAY THE ROCKER ARMS MOVE AS WELL YES

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Check power going into the distributor, if you have no spark at the end of the wire.

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  • lakelife69 Oct 10, 2010

    THERE IS NO SPARK FROM THE COIL AND NO SPARK AT THE PLUGS THE CAM AND ROTOR DO TURN WHEN YOU CRANK THE MOTOR TRING TO START NO SPARK

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    DillyWackSac Oct 10, 2010

    So your saying as your cranking with the cap off the rotor does not turn? If this is the case either 1 you do not have the distributor installed correctly. If you do have it installed correctly and your saying your camshaft does not turn then you have a timing belt problem, probably broken. Takeoff the the timing belt cover and inspect.

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