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I JUST GOT MY NEW TMAXX 3.3 4907 AND READ ALL MANUAL AND ALL THAT, BUT I CAN'T START THE ENGINE LOOKS LIKE THE PISTON GETS STUCK. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO TO FIX THIS

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  • toshey Aug 09, 2010

    Sounds like engine is on the compression stroke and you need that. How are you starting engine?

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If the engine is new and you have not been able to get it to start it is just the "pinch" of the engine. You can heat the engine up with a heat gun or hair dryer and that will cause the metal to expand and make it easier for the motor to turn over. You can also add an extra washer to the glow plug to reduce the compression of the engine. This will also make it easier for the motor to turn over. Just remember to remove the extra washer after you run a couple of break in tanks of fuel.

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