Thread: 1991 Civic $800
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Probably the pickup in the distributor. Pull the cap and see if the shaft is rotating and if you have spark at the coil wire. No shaft rotation, timing belt stripped, big issues. Shaft rotation and spark, timing may have jumped, listen to cranking speed and compression to determine if belt needs replacement.

$800 not running is way to high for my cheap Old Mechanic arse. I wouldn't buy it unless I could completely isolate the problem and know exactly what I needed to get everything in working order. Too many miles for me to mess with that car. If it had less than 100k miles (US) I might but I'm too old and tired for projects, unless they have a superb upside potential.

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