I HAVE A NICE 2002 CHEVY TRACKER WITH 2

2002 Chevrolet Tracker

Tiny

Anonymous

January, 25, 2013 AT 2:24 PM

I have a nice 2002 chevy tracker with 2.5 v6 dohc engine I was driving it since I bought it thats about 11 months then one after noon I started my tracker and drove it about 6 miles to the store. I got half way back when it started to overheating and made some clunking sounds in engine then died and wont start again. This all happened in about 5 mins. So I pulled it home and it turns over with no knocking or tapping just wont start but it acts like its dragging when turning it over and help would be appreciated.

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Tiny

hmac300

January, 25, 2013 AT 2:53 PM

Check compression first then check to see if timing belt has snapped ifit has you may have bent valves bu a compression test will tell you that.

Tiny

ronney555

January, 25, 2013 AT 3:06 PM

The compression was fine do you think the teationer my have jammed leaving the main chain to jump time? It has 4settle timing chains in this particular engine. If I had bent a valve wouldnt it knock when turning the engine over? And I need to find a pic or a diagram of the timing chains removal and a pic of the internals of this particular engine being a v6 dohc 2.5 for tracker.

Tiny

hmac300

January, 25, 2013 AT 3:10 PM

If a vlavle bent it won't make any noise, scan for codes and check fuel pressure it may have blown a ; head gasket as well. Here is diagram of one heaad check that one.

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