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91 CIVIC LX. 1.5L TURNS OVER WONT START

FRESHLY REBUILT MOTOR. RAN FINE BEFORE. TURNS OVER WONT START. PLUGS ARE FIREING, PLUGS ARE GETTING FUEL. ITS EITHER GOT TO BE THE TIMING OR WOULD THE PICKUP MODUAL IN THE DISTRIBUTOR ALLOW IT TO FIRE BUT NOT START IF IT WAS BAD?

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  • levijknox Mar 10, 2009

    all the ground wires are connected, it is in time, it is getting fuel, it is getting spark. what else could it be. and thanks for the info

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Check to see if ALL of your ground wires were reconnected after the rebuild. Check your mass airflow sensor is functioning and is connected properly. Sometimes a simple wiring issue can be the culprit. Perhaps its not getting any air. Be sure all of the connections are clean and solid. Sometimes when removing an engine, wires can be damaged in the process" pulling them apart or corrosion or rust can create problems".A full tune up with new cap, rotor, plugs, wires, air filter, fuel filter may help as well. Run a timing light on it to be sure it is set to factory specifications.

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