Long story short, Car begins to over heat, (replaced radiator) headgasket blew. (Wouldn't start, but started after a long crank) white smoke from muffler. Replaced headgasket, no start,Runinoutofspace

Asked by Nov 18, 2014 at 10:35 PM about the 1997 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Messed with the timing by turning
the crankshaft counter clockwise. No
specific reason. I've also replaced
fuel pump and filter, distributor, spark
plug wires (has spark) I can hear fuel
pump prime an fuel injectors fetting
fuel when in start. I tightend my head
the right way. (I can hear a buzzing
sound coming from the starter area) I
put a new battery, battery terminals,
battery fuze. Still just cranks but no
start. I just wanna know if I should go
ahead an replace my thermostat,
timing belt and water pump. Haven't
felt like a boss in my car for about 8
weeks now :( please help

2 Answers

65,565

When you replaced the gasket,did you have head checked for warpage or valve damage?

No because it started right up every time before I did the headgasket change. Just had a lot of white smoke from muffler with a sweet smell.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,000
#2 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 990
#3 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 980
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
947 Great Deals out of 77,741 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Civic Coupe
209 Great Deals out of 16,557 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota Corolla
858 Great Deals out of 70,595 listings starting at $1,874
Used Toyota Camry
1,103 Great Deals out of 90,763 listings starting at $1,599
Used Honda CR-V
920 Great Deals out of 59,352 listings starting at $1,990
Used Nissan Altima
1,154 Great Deals out of 79,677 listings starting at $500
Used Hyundai Elantra
653 Great Deals out of 43,511 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord Coupe
179 Great Deals out of 10,568 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
537 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Focus
632 Great Deals out of 57,259 listings starting at $795
Used BMW 3 Series
945 Great Deals out of 30,260 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Sentra
501 Great Deals out of 52,636 listings starting at $2,000
Used Hyundai Sonata
821 Great Deals out of 46,093 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic LX For Sale
26,386 listings starting at $16,964
2016 Honda Civic LX For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,066 listings starting at $12,677
2015 Honda Civic LX For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 2,010 listings starting at $10,283
2014 Honda Civic LX For Sale
202 Great Deals out of 5,083 listings starting at $7,890
2013 Honda Civic LX For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,295 listings starting at $7,499

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.