AFTER CHANGE THE HEAD GASKET THE CAR START ROUGH...

  • Tiny
  • Paulcheng1987
  • 2001 Chrysler Town and Country

After change the head gasket the car start rough then die. Most of the time it won't start and I have to push the gas. I try to put in drive but it die right away. Everyone telling me that it timing but I don't know how to time this car or if it even need to time. Plus I changed the spark plugs and wires and ingnition coil already.

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 9:32 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Motor size?

Roy

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 9:46 PM
  • Tiny
  • Paulcheng1987
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I don't think so. It start after u try a couple off time. But it won't stay on for long

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:24 PM
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  • Paulcheng1987
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Oh it a 3.3L

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:25 PM
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Ok, no timing belt involved.

Re check your work to verify all connectors and grounds are hooked up.

It sounds like a vacuum leaks.

Roy

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • Paulcheng1987
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I have ReCheck about 5or 6 Time already and went over all my work. Everything is screw in and plug in. People keep saying it timing but I don't know how to even time this car or if it can be time at all

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:52 PM
  • Tiny
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Cannot be timed. It is controlled by the computer.

Is there any codes?

Roy

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:53 PM
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Ok but here a big one for u. When I try to start fire shoot out of the throttle

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 10:57 PM
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No codes. Ok when I get the car to start it has a quite knock or something. Then I try putting it in drive it hasitate like it going to die. I have to floor it. But when I stop it die. So u think it has to do with air leaks

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 11:03 PM
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Oh I don't know if it matter but the reason for the headgasket change was cus the engine flooded. But I clean all the se√ or and all the parts before putting it together

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 11:13 PM
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  • Paulcheng1987
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I try to check the air but I can start the at all now

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 AT 11:47 PM

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