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2000 Honda Civic cranks but wont start!

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Old 03-08-2013, 09:25 AM   #1
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Default 2000 Honda Civic cranks but wont start!

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I have a 2000 Honda Civic DX ( 1.6 Liter 4 cylinder engine ) (SOHC)
Two days ago I was driving to work and it died in mid flight.Now all it does is cranks but for the life of it wont start no matter what I try. Not throwing any codes and the check engine light isnt on. I have changed everything I can think of but for nothing can I get it to go. Any ideas would be great.

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Timing belt- which is correct according to specs
Fuel injectors are clean and functioning
Fuel pump is priming
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I Have plenty of spark and gas Just will not turn over

WHAT AM I MISSING????
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Is there bright white spark at all 4 spark plugs?

Do the fuel injectors spray fuel when the engine is cranked?

Have you checked whether the timing belt skipped a tooth?

Have you compression tested the cylinders?
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sounds like it is either your battery or alternator.
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its probably your alternator
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Im leaning towards timing or fuel too. What the f*** does the alternator have to do with starting the car? If his battery has enough power to crank over and over then it probably isnt dead.
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make sure all your grouns have a solid connection. Battery, Tranny, Valve Cover. if any of those have a poor connection or the ground wire itself is bad it can cause the car to not start.

i had a similar issue, replaced the 3 grounds and never had the issue again.
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Shoot some ether into the intake and see of it starts.
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