CGT no start might be dead, Please Help

Fisher, Scott Scott_Fisher@intuit.com
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 09:50:49 -0700


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Oooh -- thanks for the reminder, Gary.  I got lucky, the stock '83 is a
non-interference, so the belt went back on, no harm no foul.

Still, bent valves should be a lot easier to fix than, say, a holed piston.
I still say let's hope it's something easy...

--Scott

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Subject: Re: CGT no start might be dead, Please Help


In a message dated 7/24/02 9:00:22 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
Scott_Fisher@intuit.com writes:




But does the CAMSHAFT turn?  That's the key.  I had exactly these symptoms
on my '83 CGT (no turbo), and the problem was that the timing belt had
slipped off the cam sprocket.  The spinning-really-fast is the indicator.




Isn't the turbo motor an interference motor? Might be trouble if so....

Gary

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