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Have a 1997 dodge strautes timing belt broke we changed it but it will not start any solutions?

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    Dave C Apr 03, 2011

    Which engine is it? Are you certain that you put the belt on with the cam(s) and crank in their correct positions?



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Be careful as that motor is a zero tolerance valve clearance. did you time the oil pump properly? also the internal balancer timed properly, You didnt state if this is a single overhead cam 24 valve maybe repost with motor specs as i just did this same job two days ago and it was pretty easy with no problems as long as you aligned all timing marks properly when tightening the tensioner pulley, and also providing the valves did not get damaged

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Hello. My stratus -97 (V6, 2.5) just stopped when I drove. A weak little dunk under the hood and all the lights came on. Also check engine. I have no spark anymore.

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