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My mitsubishi does not want to start aster changing head gasket

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It will not start or it will not even crank? There are a lot of things that would cause it not to start. For example the valve timing could be way off because you did not reinstall the timing belt/chain properly. If it does not even try to crank that's another story entirely but still quite a few possible causes. Anyway, I assume that you disconnected the battery before you started the work and therefore did not accidentally short something out while trying to remove the head. Also, it's very easy to forget to connect some wire or small hose after such a job. For example the ground wire that often runs from the frame to the cylinder head. Just make sure you reconnected everything properly. And if you did the work with the battery hooked up make sure you did not short something out.

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Check valve clearance & valve timing

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SOURCE: blew head gasket and would not start, changed gasket and still wont start

Make the timing belt is installed properly, otherwise all the intake valves will be bent because it is a high interference combustion chamber. Check compression after properly timed. If you are off any teeth at all the head will need to come back off to get repaired.

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