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After a tune up car starts better than perfect, after a second try it didn't

Hello:
Last Sunday I replaced the spark plugs (NGK Iridium IX), wires (super conductor 8.5 mm), rotor and rotor cap (these from MSD Ignition) all OE parts, I didn't disconnect the battery (upss??), after this I turned the engine on and the engine started perfect, very fast did start, it did run for 45 seconds and I turned it off, after that I closed the hood and I tried again to start it, and it didn't, I've checked all fuses even disconnect the battery for 2 hr, and nothing, it doesn't start. The starter works well but the engine doesn't start, and not sure what to do, any idea???. My car is a Vtec, Dohc, B16a3 engine
Thank very much for your time and help.
JG

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Check your terminals, that's what it is. One's loose.

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It's most likely going to be in something you changed out. I would start by checking for any loose connections. Any connection you may have forgotten to reconnect or may have knocked loose. Then the cap and rotor. The rotor for proper seating, and the cap for cracks. I've had some brand new caps that had a hairline crack straight out of the box, after the initial start or warming up a bit, the crack widened and created a no start. Start here and let me know.

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The crank shaft sensor could have gone bad. i would start with that.

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