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Timing changed all timing components, gears, chains, tensioners. Fired it up and it purred like a kitten for about 20 minutes, shut it down b/c it started getting hot and now it won't start at all. checked and rechecked all wiring. Please help.

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  • james_and454 Jan 03, 2009

    the engine cranks but wont fire over.



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Well it sounds like you ran the belt the wrong way. Water pumps will not work properly so then it will get hot. And as far as electrical is concerned....hmmmmm maybe run the belt correctly then remove the battery cable for about 10 or 15 minutes to see if your computer will reset itself. Does the engine crank and not start or does it do nothing when you turn the key?

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