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There was oil in cylinder #1 when I took the coil off. Will crank but not start

(1999 Oldsmobile Alero)
in Ocala, FL on March 29, 2014
when I change the water pump I try to take a short cut and wedged something in the timing chain before I depressed the tensioner. I thought that the oil pressure would send the tensioner back to where it needed to go. when I went to burp the motor and started it up there was no noise made. it would crank but not start. that's when I realized there was a oil and cylinder #1. I don't have the money to pay a mechanic and would like to fix myself but need advice. clearly I didn't have any when changing the water pump. advice would be appreciated greatly.
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on March 30, 2014
What engine ????????quad4??
on March 30, 2014
Yes its the quad4. What is the tool called and if its more than changing the timing chain now ,could you give me a idea about what im lookin at for repairs? Parts & Price?? Like i mentioned money is tight and heard nothing but complaints about this engine. I would really be up shits creek if I fix it and turn right around and something else break.Ty again
of G. T. Service Center on March 29, 2014
Takes a special tool, reset your timing and replace anything broken.
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