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93sc400 timing set up,i ,replace the timing belt,water pump sarter,stll no start my plugs all are full of gas

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-check all the timing marks are properly
-check the two ignition coils connection
-check the crankshaft pos sensor connection
-check behind two cam sprocket sensor connection

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SOURCE: Do I change water pump when having timing belt changed

I would go to auto zone and get a diagram and the timing belt and do it yourself and the water pump (no it does not have to be changed everytime the timing belt is changed but if the car has over 60,000miles then it is best to change them both) it is not that hard especially if the car is not out of time just make sure you disconnect the negative side of the battery

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every 50000 miles

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SOURCE: engine cranks car won't start

Sorry..... 1 notch off is just not good enough. It has to be exact , then if it doesn't run start looking at other posibilities.

Remember that the camshaft turns twice eash time the crank turns once. The distributor rotor works off a gear on the cam.
Your rotor could be off a bit , or it could look exactly perfect the way it was when tou took it out , and still be 180 degrees off.
You have to get your engine to "top dead center" and make sure everything is the way it should be.

A timing chain ( or belt ) can cause permanent and fatal damage to the valve train and pistons in motors that are "interference engines" Find out weather yours is. In a non-interference engine , the clearance between the valves and the pistons is large enough to alow them to move out of time without crashing into each other. An interference engine is not so forgiving.

The fact that your engine cranks makes me hopefull that it is a non interference engine , and that damage has not been done.

Try to find a haynes manual for you vehicle , it will walk you through the steps for most repairs.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Timing Belt Problem-6 cylinder Saturn wont' start

If your timing belt broke, then it is possible that the valves in your engine got bent, which won't allow the cylinders to pressurize the fuel/air mixture, and it will let all of the mix to flow freely into the intake/exhaust manifold. This can be checked with a pressure tester that is threaded into the spark plug opening. A mechanic should have one, or you can probably find one at an auto parts store.

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SOURCE: Car all of a sudden started overheating. Already

The thermostat is the most likely problem and also the easiest/cheapest to replace. You could also start by checking the fuse for the electric engine fan, if it is good you could try to disconnect the fan and run 12v ( + and -) to it directly from the battery. It should turn on.

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I have a 99 chrysler 300m that does not start, it sounds like it's out of gas but there is gas in there.. The diagnostic says the cam & the crankshaft sensors are bad but they have been replaced 2...

I am not saying that this is your problem for sure, but have you had your water pump and timing belt replaced lately?? I had the same car and it would crank and crank but would not start. I replaced both my cam and crank sensors also. Eventually I tore into it and found out that my timing belt had broke.

What happened to mine is the water pump (inside the timing cover powered by the timing belt) leaked and the coolant messed up my timing belt and the timing belt finally snapped.

I replaced water pump and timing belt and luckly the car did not have any bent valves. Just to help out I would not try and crank the car anymore until you know for sure that your timing belt is intact. If it is bad and you go in to replace it I would do the water pump while you are in there. It will save you trouble and is a really easy job.

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How do you replace a water pump in a 2.5L V-6? Step by step.

2.5L Engine

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Place a large drain pan under the radiator drain plug. Drain and properly
    contain the engine coolant.
    NOTE: This procedure requires removing the engine timing belt
    and the auto tensioner. To help assure proper alignment at assembly, it may be
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  3. Remove the accessory drive belts and crankshaft damper.
  4. Remove the right engine mount. This requires safely supporting the engine
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  7. Remove the water pump mounting bolts.
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  9. Thoroughly clean all sealing surfaces. Inspect the pump for damage or
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  10. Install a new O-ring on the water inlet pipe. Wet the O-ring with water to
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  11. Install a new gasket on the water pump and fit the pump inlet opening over
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  12. Install the water pump-to-engine bolts and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  13. Install the timing belt and timing belt tensioner. Set the timing belt
  14. Install the timing belt covers. Install the right engine mount. Remove the
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  15. Install the crankshaft damper.
  16. Install the accessory drive belts and set to the proper tension.
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18. Fill and bleed the engine cooling system.
  19. Start the engine and verify proper operation, with no leaks.

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How do you replace the timing belt?

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(as an example, in 1990s Honda Accords, it was advised to change the water pump when replacing the timing belt. All of the labor was already there, just a "relatively" small charge for the water pump itself.)

Instructions to change a timing belt would be to difficult to post here. If you have a strong desire to do it yourself, get a manual like Chiltons or Hayes with instructions and pictures.

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