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Please describe your 2002 iterpid sat for 4 years with out being started the engine is stuck tried to turn the crank no go can i put any thing inthe engine to help lossen its just hasent been stared in a long time

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I had this happen with a ford some years ago. I took out the spark plugs and sprayed
WD-40 in the cylinder bores through the plug holes. I left the plug wires off (marked
of course and in a position that they coudn't arc. Then I used a set of jumper cables to
give the starter a little more starting current. (Starters use high current for brief periods
but cannot be used like a conventional electric motor). After running for a bit, I changed
the oil (since it would need changed anyhow after sitting for so long).

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