I have replaced my belt aligned correctly and.

Tiny
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  • 1999 MERCURY TRACER
  • 215,000 MILES

I have replaced my belt aligned correctly and when I try to crank the car it acts like it binds up at first then it fires and almost cranks but does not. Does that mean my valves are damaged?

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 2:27 PM

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Tiny
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Thats what it sounds like. Have a compression test done along with leak down test to confirm.

Roy

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 3:12 PM

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