MY ENGINE STOPPED RUNNING AT 70 MPH

  • Tiny
  • jimgobeski64
  • 2000 Chevrolet S-10
  • 23,600 miles

My engine stopped running at 70 mph. Starter wont turn over. Still have lights etc on dash.

Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 1:41 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Does the motor even turn by hand?

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 2:07 PM
  • Tiny
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Engine does turn over with starter. Does not fire. Fuel? Timing chain?

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 6:36 PM
  • Tiny
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Once again, does it turn by hand? Trying to determine if the engine has seized

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 6:42 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes It turns by hand

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 7:14 PM
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The fact that it shut off at 70 indicates loss of fuel pressure or spark. You say it wont crank? Is the battery fully charged?

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 7:23 PM
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My mistake. I fully sharged the battery and it does crank but does not fire

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 7:30 PM
  • Tiny
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Check fuel pressure and spark

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Saturday, March 9th, 2013 AT 7:44 PM
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My mechanic says timing chain. Is that fixable or are valves and pistons possibly damaged

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 9:30 PM

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