WHY WONT MY CAR START AFTER CHANGING HEAD GASKETS

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Also did you make sure the spark plug wires are all routed correctly?

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 2:47 AM
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Yes all wires are routed correctly he said one of the exhaust valves are stuck closed

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 2:53 AM
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Did he say which exhaust valve isnt opening?If its stuck closed then there must be a be a push rod or lifter issue?

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 3:31 AM
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Yes there was 3 push rods bent and he said its one on the back of the motor that isent opening

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 1:39 PM
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The push rods were bend because they were put back in the wrong place. The exhaust and intake rods are 1/4" difference in length and cannot be mixed, however they commonly are.

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 2:16 PM
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Looks like you found the problem thanks for the assit wrenchtech.

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 3:51 PM
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No problem Lou

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 AT 4:10 PM
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I also had 3 bent exhaust valves but thanks for the help guys

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012 AT 5:48 PM
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You've torn the heads back off to see that?

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012 AT 5:55 PM
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Wow you really went wrong then sorry to hear that.

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012 AT 8:48 PM

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