Everything seems to be working fine but just doesn't crank over. replaced the idler and tensioner smells of gas tho
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2003 Kia Rio Question: Changed timing belt car turns over but still don't start, what could be.wrong..
Answer #1pushrod March 18, 2014, 08:06Master
Did the original belt break? Check compression on all 4 cylinders next! Post results.
Replyrdy2bowhunt, March 18, 2014, 08:34Rookie
No belt didn't break, some of the cogs were sheared off the belt. timed it all working just won't start. got lucky n got to it before it broke..
Replypushrod, March 18, 2014, 09:32Master
Missing teeth on the belt is even worse than breaking! Possible bent valves,, check compression NEXT!
Replyrdy2bowhunt, March 18, 2014, 09:52Rookie
Awesome thank you...will try back to ya..
Replypushrod, March 18, 2014, 15:09Master
Replyrdy2bowhunt, March 19, 2014, 15:13Rookie
Well through all that did a compression test after installation of the new timing belt pullies a/c belt alternator belt..ouch..have a bent valve..lesson learned..
Replypushrod, March 19, 2014, 18:40Master
Thanks for the response, may help others with a similar vehicle to change the timing belt sooner! Sorry you had this problem but if that's the wrose thing that ever happens,,, aint to bad!!
Replyrdy2bowhunt, March 19, 2014, 18:42Rookie
Right..thanks for the help..appreciate.it
Replypushrod, March 19, 2014, 18:49Master
You betcha! Get a turkey with that bow, forget about the dang car!! Season opens soon here in VA,
Replyrdy2bowhunt, March 19, 2014, 19:37Rookie
Sweet, I have 30 that roost I'm my oak trees ..they are my alarm clock..lol good luck ...plus just getting over broken wrist gotta work back into it..:)
So I'm pretty sure I have timed it wrong..where.ate the.marks for
y intake and exhaust?