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The bugger's still broke.
>> starter would turn the engine, but there was no compression.
>Did it spin very fast?
Just like there were no plugs in place.
>There is either a hole in all the pistons,
no holes visible
>at least one valve stuck open in all the cylinders
all valves appear to be moving properly
>or simply no spark plugs.
There were plugs until I took them out.
>Are you sure there is absolutely 0 psi in all the cylinders?
>Did you use a gauge to check?
Yep and yep.
>Recheck the timing belt position.
Did that twice.
>Could the engine be flooded?
Not after two days.
>Check for gas smell in the oil.
Checked this on advice from my Audi mech in Nashville.
>BTW you never mentioned the kind of car you were driving.
‘87 5KCSTQ, didn’t post originally because I figured this was some sort of
I’d not seen before. Two other posts indicate “overinflated” cam followers
could be at
Ron Wood and Phil Payne (who is, I believe, one of the patron saints of Audi-
dom; if he’s
not we probably should nominate him) sent a note re: over-oiling of the
also offered a possible solution. Followed his advice, but still no go.
I am not looking forward to pulling either the cam or the head. But, if it
comes to it, I do
know how. Any other suggestions appreciated.
Confused in Bucksnort.
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