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I have a 94 Honda Accord 2.2 liter VTEC going down the road

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I have a 94 Honda Accord 2.2 liter VTEC going down the road the other day it just died had it towed home checked it out turns out the distributor was bad replace the distributor, cap and rotor still no spark still no start. checked everything fuses ,voltage , ohms, codes, main relay everything still no start, no me!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

good evening my name is ***** ***** I will assist

did you check for compression??? did you check the timing belt for turning or being broken??


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it was running when it just stalled like it was out of gas . not. it has full tank. timing belt seems a tiny sloppy but not cranks over just wont start
Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

and the compression????

Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

you wont have spark if the cam is not turning

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
first off roy I am the worlds worst typer and slower then molasses so please bear with me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I hav'nt checked compression didn't think I needed to since car was running when it died
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my friend at auto zone said too take off dist. to see if crank was turning when car is turned over should I go try that
Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

no, thats too much work

remove the distributor cap and see if the rotor turns when you crank the motor

yes, you need to check compression