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01 Honda CRV multiple misfire on code check Replaced coil,

Customer Question

01 Honda CRV
multiple misfire on code check
Replaced coil, rotor, cap
Now it will not start
Suggestions
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Hi,

My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to help. Does the engine spin over when trying to start?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Are you sure you installed the wires on the cap in the correct firing order?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
checked firing order online
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Would it hurt to flip the rotor 180
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Should say would it do harm
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

The rotor button will only go on one way. Do you have a multimeter?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No sir
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Was the vehicle running poorly before you replaced the components?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Would start first time out in the morningsl idle at 1250
When warm would drop to 500
If you turned it off it didn't want to start again for an hour or so
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Other than changing parts. Check engine Light was reset
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Did the engine noticeably misfire along with the low idle?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Correct, any attempt to operate the vehicle before the idle dropped and it would stall and not restart
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Did you replace the Igniter?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

Did you use a aftermarket coil or OEM?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
OEMAlso replaced broken wire in distributor.
Expert:  justinsbg replied 11 months ago.

With the ignition switch in the ON position does the check engine light come on and stay on after about 1 minute from turning the switch ON?