THINK MY TIMING CHAIN HAS GONE

  • Tiny
  • Teena 21
  • 2003 Toyota Yaris
  • 85,000 miles

If the chain has gone will my car still turnover.

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 1:49 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Teena 21
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Ooops forgot to say Thanks.

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 1:50 PM
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  • DrCranknWrench
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Your motor has a timing chain. This makes it a non-interference motor which is good. When the chain failsm, the motor shuts down to prevent engine damage.
You cannot turnover the engine as this acts as a lockout. The timing chain will have to be replaced before the engine will turnover.

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 2:05 PM

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