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2006 Mazda MAZDA6 Grand Sport i 4dr Sedan Auto

2006 Mazda MAZDA6
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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April 14, 2013, 5:40 pm

Robert E
 

Question: why wont my engine turn a complete 360 by hand?

I am trying to turn my crankshaft by hand and it will not turn a full rotation. I just reinstalled my timing chain cover and I have my oil pan off as well as my spark plugs out and valve cover off. what could be the problem?


April 14, 2013, 9:38 pm

Tyler O
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First make sure it's in neutral.

Otherwise, possible valve contact due to incorrect timing or, broken engine internals


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