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Old 18 Oct 2012, 01:46 pm
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Default 04 pt 2.4 turbo sluggish starting

hi im new to the forum i have a 04 pt and i was get oil in my water so i did my head gasket and cheked my head for press and checked good. so i put all back together what a pain in the a$$ i lined all pulluys right on new water pump so i go to start it and now feels really heavy to start not sure what that is thanks for any info
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Old 18 Oct 2012, 03:02 pm
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Sounds like you got the timing off. I would check the battery first but these cars are really hard to time so my guess is you have a timing problem.
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Old 18 Oct 2012, 03:57 pm
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Default Re: 04 pt 2.4 turbo sluggish starting

thx for the answer is there any way i can do the timming without taking it all apart?
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Nope. It is recommended that you start it and let it run a bit before you put it all back together.
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owell ill get to it again ill post later what happens thx
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Old 19 Oct 2012, 02:17 pm
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quick ? should i lossen the cams before taking the belt off
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