2003 honda civic cranks but wont start why????

Asked by Jan 01, 2017 at 05:00 PM about the 2003 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

alternator has been making a loud and long squealing noise from alternator for
quite some time even when car is all warm up too so wife decides to take car
to work. end of day started her car to come home sat for about 1 or 2 mins
then all of a sudden engine just stops running. took car home thought that it
was timing belt that might of jumped TDC it also car cranks but just wont start.
what i have done is bought new timing belt, new serpentine belt, new
alternator, new battery, new starter, new fuel injectors, new relays, fuel pump is
still good u can hear it prim but it cranks and wont start still i'm stuck....NEED
HELP ASAP!!!!   

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If you have a new serpentine belt and still have squealing maybe an idler wheel is seized up.

i havent had the squealing after i put in the new alternator but it just wont start thats my biggest problem right now it cranks but wont start.

and what is the idler wheel located and what does it look like?

Its ur dizzy

Have you figured it what's going on? Because I have a 2003 Honda Civic DX and it's doing the same shit you're saying idk what else to do myself

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