I REPLACED INTAKE GASKETS AND CAR WILL NOT START...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix
  • 150,000 miles

I replaced intake gaskets and car will not start - no compression.

I double checked push rod placement and it is correct.

Why won't the car start.

Thursday, October 25th, 2012 AT 11:33 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
  • Expert
  • 42,069 posts

What engine? If a 3.1 Orange push rods should be on intake valves Blue on exaust. Rocker arm bolt should be tightened 124 inch lbs or 14Nm then an additional 30 degrees. Check to see if studs ahave stripped out of cyl head.

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Friday, October 26th, 2012 AT 12:13 AM

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