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Timing belt Change, car wont start

Old 08-11-2013, 03:25 PM
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Default Timing belt Change, car wont start

Hi all I have a 2001 Honda Civic EX. I recently changed the timing belt. Upon starting the car, it ran good for about 2 seconds, then sputtered and died. Now it will not start at all. Any idea what could have caused this? I was pretty certain that I had it in time when I replaced the belt (until the car died lol). Is there anything that could have happened or something I forgot to connect that could cause this? I am sure I got the cam sensor and crank sensor connected when finishing the job. Any help is appreciated.
Old 08-17-2013, 11:05 AM
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Best thing to do would be take it apart, set it to TDC and reinstall the timing belt.

You'll do more harm if you try to force the engine to do anything it doesn't want to.

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