2003 Honda Accord Q&A

2003 Honda Accord Question: No start after timing chain / head replaced

Car came in with cyl 4 no compression. Recond head, Replaced bent valves, timing chain, guides & tensioner. Timing double checked by 2 tecks. Engine cranks and try's to kick but won't start. David G. TCC -
Answer 1
First question- did you use a HONDA chain? It has marked links for the cam gears and crank gear positions. Second question- was the VTC actuator (front cam gear) in 'locked' position , before installation? -
Comment 1
First Yes. 2nd will have to check as the machine shop was paid to set the cams. Thank you for this info. I will let you when we get to the cam and re check/ set it. -
Comment 2
Any luck yet? -
Comment 3
Locked cam, vehicle repair successful. Thank you. David G. -
Comment 4
Thanky for the response , and I'm glad it was some help. -
Answer 2
ziptie is at it again.lol -
Comment 1
I'm paranoid , but I'll take that as a compliment? -