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Engin swing but do not start

Engin overheated, fuel at all 4 injectors, engin swing smoke but do not start. can the comp. be to low or maybe the rings colapssed. i am in the middel of africa and no comppression tester.

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You could have a couple cylinders damaged or possibly a warped head lettind all the compression loose through the cooling system. Can you check the pressure on the cooling system with a radiator pressurizer while cranking the engine over? If it starts building pressure immediately, the compression is going into the cooling system. otherwise it is going into the crankcase and you will need to rebuild or replace the engine at that point.

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