Car not starting

Asked by May 29, 2017 at 11:32 PM about the 2001 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We just changed the water pump & timing belt it
started right up ran for a few days then had
problems with what we thought was a head gasket
leak & put blue devil stop leak in it then was
running fine for a few more days then it just won't
start up at all.

5 Answers

4,115

blown gasket. do the head

4,115

check for compression on the cylinders.

Ok how do we do that?

4,115

WITH A COMPRESSION TESTER. REMOVE THE SPARK PLUGS ON ALL THE CYLINDERS, PUT IN THE COMPRESSION TESTER IN THE FIRST CYLINDER HOLE WHERE PLUG WAS. SWING THE MOTOR FOR 3 SECONDS AND SEE WHATS THE READING. DO THIS TO ALL THE REMAINING CYLINDERS, OR YOU COULD TRY LEAK DOWN TEST-GOOGLE IT AND LOOK AT THE VIDEOS.

Thank you. I will see what happens.

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