Mechanics

OVERALLED MOTOR BUT WONT START

1998 Opel Astra • 250,000 miles

Hi I overalled motor but it doesnt want to srart when the oil is in the motor, lifters goes rock hard and no compression. I then drain the oil then the car starts perfeckt but as soon as I start ading oil the car starts missing and dies. Then when I try to start there is no compression. What can be the problem. Please if anyone can help me, or just tell me what the problem is. Thanks alot.
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Leon pieterse
July 11, 2012.




Did you replace the lifters? It sounds like they are pumped up.

Are te valves adjustable? You may have them too tight.

What kind of motor are you working with?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 11, 2012.
Hi yes I have replaced the lifters. It is the 200ie astra. 20 seh.
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Leon pieterse
Jul 11, 2012.
Sounds like you have a bad set of lifter. They soudl settle down and center.

They are hyraulic? Not solid?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 11, 2012.

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