Ok, I really appreciate all the help I get from your videos but here's a challenging question for you. I have a 95 Honda Passport. V-6. I had a leaking water pump so I replaced the timing chain and the water pump. It ran for 20 min or so after I got it all put back together. Then it started two sputter and die. It was able to be started but the problem kept progressing to the point where when I turn the key I would get a crank but no start. I suspected that it was the fuel pump but after spending a few days working on it after my normal job I decided to get it towed to a shop. They have had the car for three days now and are saying after their own diagnosis of a faulty fuel pump that they replaced the fuel pump and still cannot get it to start. They said they checked all electrical connections involved with the fuel pump but that it is probably a computer issue. They told me that I have to get it towed from there to a dealership. Is this something that you have ever had experience with or heard of before? I am just a backyard mechanic but it seems that this shouldn't be something that only a Honda dealership could fix. Any wisdom you could Cher would be greatly appreciated. Again, thanks for all of the help you have saved countless hours and even more gray hairs!
Also, remember that the Honda Passport is a re-badged Isuzu Rodeo. So get with an Isuzu guy if the timing belt is ok.
Keep at it you\'ll get it - Honda himself said "make many mistakes - but learn from each one"
@Carquestions: thank you for your input. I am waiting for AAA to tow it back to my house where it will be a late night to get to the timing belt, where I plan on carefully inspecting the timing belt for correct positioning. This is the first time I have ever hoped that I made an error so I would be able to identify what's wrong with this car. You guys are awesome, and thanks again from a commercial roofer by day, and an ever improving, extremely humbled, mechanic by night!
I agree 100% with Scotty - it ran most likely for 20-30 minutes until something loosened and moved out of place - check woodruff keys on all shafts that had them
I thought that might be an issue as well, but the fact that it ran for 20-30min after made me think otherwise. I will double check the timing belt to make sure it is installed correctly and look for any related sensors. I am confident that you are right with your assessment. Thank you for your time and the average backyard mechanic, sure appreciates all of the assistance that your multiple avenues provide. At least this one does!