No start but have spark and fuel

I checked out the descriptions of the alternators at Rockauto and the alternators appear to be different.
They are both externally controlled but there are a lot of differences.

They may even have different dimensions with different bolt holes?






Damn of course it won’t work,I found an alternator off an MPV in the garage lol looks like I better head to the pick and pull
 
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2020 CX-5 AWD
Not yet,I was gonna do one after we found out it had spark and fuel but wouldn’t start. But I had to pull the alternator off and use it on the daily
Ok, sounds like you'll be getting to that at some point.

Also, was this vehicle running well, right after you got it and before you did the timing belt? I'm guessing that it wasn't, because you discovered the bad HG shortly after the timing belt job, which should have caused it to be running poorly right from the get go.
 
Ok, sounds like you'll be getting to that at some point.

Also, was this vehicle running well, right after you got it and before you did the timing belt? I'm guessing that it wasn't, because you discovered the bad HG shortly after the timing belt job, which should have caused it to be running poorly right from the get go.
That’s the worst part,I bought it not running from a kid that had no idea what was wrong with it. He said he was doing about 80 on the highway and it just died on him. When we tore it apart the first time it just looked like the timing belt stretched out and skipped a few teeth. The gasket really wasn’t too hateful but there was a crack in it so we replaced it anyway along with new head bolts. I’m leaning toward it being a compression issue since it’s got fuel and spark and still won’t fire with starting fluid,which sucks because I’ve dumped a ton of money into the car already and haven’t even got to hear it run. I was hoping it was just like a blown fuse for the security system but of course I couldn’t be that lucky lol
 
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2020 CX-5 AWD
That’s the worst part,I bought it not running from a kid that had no idea what was wrong with it. He said he was doing about 80 on the highway and it just died on him. When we tore it apart the first time it just looked like the timing belt stretched out and skipped a few teeth. ….
I read where you and PCB discussed a warped head, but didn't see anything mentioned about the valves. A 'few' teeth off makes it likely that at least some of the valves were bent due to contact with the pistons, so I'll ask if you checked them to see if any were damaged.
 

pcb

The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
I read where you and PCB discussed a warped head, but didn't see anything mentioned about the valves. A 'few' teeth off makes it likely that at least some of the valves were bent due to contact with the pistons, so I'll ask if you checked them to see if any were damaged.

Our FS-DE engine is supposed to be a non-interference engine.
But there have been rare cases of bent valves.

If it turns out to be the cylinder head, a head from a wreck shouldn't be too much money.

If the wreck was taken off the road because of an accident, the engine was probably working at the time and would have a good head.
 
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I read where you and PCB discussed a warped head, but didn't see anything mentioned about the valves. A 'few' teeth off makes it likely that at least some of the valves were bent due to contact with the pistons, so I'll ask if you checked them to see if any were damaged.
I never checked since they are non-interference engines,I probably should’ve checked.
Our FS-DE engine is supposed to be a non-interference engine.
But there have been rare cases of bent valves.

If it turns out to be the cylinder head, a head from a wreck shouldn't be too much money.

If the wreck was taken off the road because of an accident, the engine was probably working at the time and would have a good head.
If I can even find a parts yard that has one. I haven’t found anything recently and lost out on getting a parts car. Before I got the car,i could find parts all the time lol
 

pcb

The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
This is my post from another thread.

" This is the way that I understand it.

Every new FS-DE engine is a non-interference engine.
But over time, both ends of the connecting rods wear and develop slack.
There is just enough slack to have the piston throw up far enough to hit a valve.

I assume that hard driving along with engine braking increases the wear.

When I first got my car and did my timing belt, all the parts suppliers listed the FS-DE engine as an interference engine.

To find out, I cut the timing belt off my parts car and hooked a drill up to my crankshaft, and spun it up.
Then I slowly rotated both camshafts around to see if any pistons would hit a valve and it didn't happen.

This only proves that my parts car is still a non-interference engine but I don't think it's the exception.

I'm pretty sure that more than 95% of our engines are still non-interference engines.

I believe that my DD is non-interference especially with the way I drive it, so I'm not changing my T-Belt again until it snaps.

My test may not have been 100% accurate because my drill only spun the crankshaft at a few hundred RPMs so the pistons may not have had enough inertia to take up any slack and go past normal TDC. "
 
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