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Ok lets try again v6 3.0 engine turns over good you can see the crankshaft turning no back fire no smoking no poping through the carb no engine noise it sounds like no compression or with no spark plugs

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Try again? I didn't answer the first time. Have you checked the timing belt?

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

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    Navin Sharma Oct 12, 2010

    check ignition coil..common problem..will be running fine and then nothing..check for spark at the leads and that will isolate your ignition side of things.
    if spark is there than check for fuel pressure
    Then check for compression...even with compression low it will start but will be rough
    check all engine fuse

    hope this helps

  • cwolfe11 Oct 12, 2010

    ok i replaced the timming belt but it still has no compression so i did it the second time still seems to have comoression,thanks cwolfe11

  • Clint Smock
    Clint Smock Oct 13, 2010

    So the belt was broke and you replaced it? All the marks are lined up but it still has no compression and won't start? You might have bent some valves? Was the belt broke???

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