Question about 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse
I replaced the headgasket on a 2001 mitsubishi eclipse 2.4. now the car sounds like it wants to start but it wont completely crank over. Am I missing something? need help
Hello, looking at the response from my colleagues I feel possibly they and you are looking in the wrong area.
You say it won't completely crank over? I hope you mean turn over manually by rotating the crankshaft pulley with a knuckle bar and not trying to turn over on the key?
Whenever I do a cambelt or head/gasket change to make certain I've got the cam timing correct I rotate the engine through 360 degrees to make sure! if it isn't correct the pistons will hit the valves and not Crank over completely as you put it.
So I would see if the timing mark on the Crank pulley, cam and if diesel pump align correctly.
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Paul 'W' U.K.
Posted on Feb 01, 2009
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