2002 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER LINING UP TIMING MARKS PROPERLY

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  • 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 78000 miles

I have the book on this vehicle and I have done everything by thr book and I cant seem to get this car to start any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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Thursday, October 7th, 2010 AT 3:02 PM

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Did the original timing belt break or jump time?

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Thursday, October 7th, 2010 AT 3:09 PM
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Did T-Belt break while engine was running? if yes check compression engine interference type ie. valve bender


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Thursday, October 7th, 2010 AT 3:10 PM
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This isn't a true interference engine. The pistons clear the valves, however the valves can contact each other if the cams are rotated independently.

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Thursday, October 7th, 2010 AT 3:12 PM

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