View single post by smcmanus
 Posted: 06-09-2007 09:23 pm
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I read your post early this morning and thought about it all day while riding my tractor.  The first thing you need to know is that this is an interference engine.  If you turn the cams or the crank with the timing belt removed or with the wrong valve timing, you will bend some valves.  This is a very bad thing.  Don't do it!

So If the engine is stuck, I recommend you remove the cam covers, then the timing belt, and then remove the cam towers.  If none of the valves are stuck extended, you can now fiddle around and see what the problem is with no worry of bending valves. Then report back!

Feel free to ask questions.  Many experts on this site; I'm not one of them, but I have been through the engine.

Have a nice day