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Car just stopped

I was driving along the highway and my car just stopped i saw the timing belt was broke so i replaced it, that was 3 weeks ago, now the car has done the same thing but the belt IS NOT broke, what is it now???

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  • BRUBREE May 26, 2008

    My 98 dodge sratus turns over but wont start.I assume its the fuel pump,cause i turned the ignition to on possition and my fuel lines didnt fill up. I pressed the valve stim and gas didnt spray out. could that be a bad fuel pump?About a year ago, the car died out on the freeway. I assumed it was the timing belt, or it slipped the timing. I had it towed to a mechanic shop.I told him i want the oil leak on the corner of the head fixed,and the timing reset. They had the head resurfaced along with the block. new head gasket,timing belt, timing cover.Any how they got it running six months later it died out. but it hesitated, like it wanted to stay running. So it died out, I started it back up, but it took a few rotations and alot of gas pumping, I had the pedal to the metal to keep the car running at an idle speed. sure enough it died out.so i towed it home.a month later i tryed to start it, And the darn thing kicked over ! I drove it around the block forward, reverse exc.I turned it off and it never started again. Is it the fuel pump ? please say it is. thank you very much. Rudy B

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If you just replaced the timing belt ... you have to rebuild the top of the motor. I have had 4 timing belts snap or 4 different cars. every time... new valves new lifters and had to polish piston tops and heads. cant just put new belt and go ... sometimes it works for a while but it will destroy itself.

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Have your Crankshaft position sensor checked. Or possibly the fuel pump

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