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Mercedes c180 kompressor, 2003 model, 271 engen. I was when it flashed a red light on the dashboard saying oil level too high reduce. Then suddenly the engen stopped. I tried to crank it again and it burnt out the starter. Now l have putt another starter and still the engen is not turning. Is it the chain became to tight and we need to loosen the tensinor or the engen sized? We opened the tappet cover and the top looks fine. Please help

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Have you checked your oil level? Is it over full on the dipstick? What does the oil look like - clear or milky? If milky, you may have had a head gasket failure or crack in the block/head that allowed coolant into the crankcase. If you kept running the engine after this, it may very well have seized. The timing chain can't get 'too tight', so that is not your problem.
Use a breaker bar with the appropriate sized socket and see if you can manually rotate the crankshaft pulley. If not, your engine is going to need some serious work (or replacement).

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