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The engines turning but it won't start. Can't figure out…

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The engines turning but...

The engines turning but it won't start. Can't figure out what's wrong with it

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No not really

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

2007 Honda Civic

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

Pouring gas stabilizer (called seafoam) in the gas tank and trying to start it. Took the air filter out and tried to start it. That didn't work so I put it back in

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Does the security/antitheft light come on or flash on the dash when you try to start?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The one shaped like a key?
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Yes.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
it comes on
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
All lights come on. Battery seems to be working fine
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Hello?
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Does it stay on the time the engine is turning over or goes off?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It stayed on when it started turning, but after a few turns it's shuts off
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Ok, that is normal. Do you have spark present at the ignition coil when you try to start?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I can't tell because I am alone
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I think I'd need 2 people to see if there is a spark
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

OK. That is the first step. Need to check for spark and fuel injector pulse. If missing the problem can be a faulty cam/ crank sensor ot incorrect timing. If Spark and fuel present then need to check fuel pressure ane engine compression.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
If no spark could it be the coil packs or the spark plugs
Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

If no spark on one coil, possibly one faulty coil,. If no spark on all coils then the problem is in the signal from ecm which can be caused by a faulty cam sensor, crank sensor or faulty ecm.

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Do you have any other questions?

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Mechanic for Honda: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 7 months ago

Hello, just checking if any updates?

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