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Non start I changed timing belt and after that I couldn't start the engine.I checked the timing belt,it is okey

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Hi, When you put the new belt on I hope you did not move the timing marks out. You can distroy your engine if they are not lined up properly.
That is why you should have had it done by a pro. (machanic)
Good luck.

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

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I have my doubts about the belt being installed correctly. Is this an "Interference" engine and the belt broke? if so the valves are bent.

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

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SOURCE: changed spark plugs and timing belt, engine won't start dtc po336

I had this problem before, they way i got round it was to put the sensor just say half way in until the engine sound good on tick over, once that is good make a spacer to keep it like that...or.. like i did buy a new sonsor.

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your owners service manual should tell you , most cars and trucks are around 80k for timing belts and I am not sure if it is a intererence. just remember when doing the timing belt do the tensioner and pulleys as well and water pump if driven by timing belt and all seals cam and crank. timing belts are one of the most important maint issue and most people dont until its to late after it has broke.

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SOURCE: is the engine in a 98 quest a non interference

buy manual, i haven't replaced one yet that has not run afterward with no valve damage, but i have heard of some

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