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Cranks, but no start. spark and fuel good, no

1998 isuzu trooper. cranks, but no start. spark and fuel good, no codes. thinking timing or valvetrain problem, battery good. headwork has been done in previous shop.

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Cam timming is possibly out due to gear reduction set up in heads
suggest remove rocker covers and make sure cam lobes are in this possition as well as all other timming marks luckily these engines (V6) are free wheeling (wont bend valves) set up like pic below

cranks, but no start. spark and fuel good, no - 5b1d17c.jpg

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