1987 Honda Civic timming

Asked by Aug 02, 2019 at 06:50 AM about the 1987 Honda Civic

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1987 Honda Civic just died while I was driving. I
realized my camshaft was not turning but my
crankshaft was. So I tightened the bolt on the
camshaft and it still won't start.

3 Answers

69,365

And I'll bet the engine turns really fast when you try to start it. Your timing belt broke.

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I just changed my timing belt and still the same thing.

69,365

If the crankshaft turns and the camshaft doesn't, it's the timing belt or something that wasn't done properly when the belt was installed.

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