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After I change my water pump my car did not start, no

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After I change my...

After I change my water pump my car did not start, no electrical spark from spark plug, change spark plug still don't start, L need to change the timing belt

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Honda?

2001

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I change the water pump and put back the timing belt, change the spart plug

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

After I re start the car engine did start any more, and no current going through spark plug, I have enough gas

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