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2017 Hyundai Elantra crank no start

Completed an engine swap due to a rod knock. Can read all sensors with Solus. I have crank sensor rpm and injector pulse. I have no spark. I check for power at the coils and it is a 3 wire connector. ...
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Engine won’t start

My 2003 suburban won’t start, I lifted my steaming wheel up and my whole truck turned off and when putting the key in the ignition and trying to start the truck the starter doesn’t even click. My dash ...
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Is there any particular advice on crank-bolt lubrication I should know?

I have a new crank-bolt to install following a timing-belt replacement. Should I be lubricating this bolt? And if so, what kind of lube should I look for?
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Is there a wrong position or engine phase to insert a locking pin?

K7M engine (Renault Sandero) During a timing-belt and tensioner change, I used a locking-pin(an 8mm bolt) to hold the engine while breaking loose the crank-pulley bolt. Not being an experienced mech', ...
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How loose are cam and crank shafts when timing belt is off?

I'm trying to figure out how my crankshaft could be slightly off, during a belt and tensioner replacement (K7M engine). In fitting the tensioner, is it possible the two shafts could have gotten out of ...
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Should the tensioner-tooth position remain constant during manual crank-shaft rotation?

I have a new timing-belt and tensioner installed in a K7m engine(renault/nissan). Part of the process is to rotate the engine manually from the crank bolt, to ensure the markings still align as ...
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What cleaning solvents are appropriate for crank bolts, pulleys and gears?

Have bolts and parts(crank gear, shaft-end, bolts). Which solvents can I use to clean them up a bit? And do I need to lubricate any of these? I have Zylene-based wax, parafin, turpentine, motor oil, ...
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How to hand-crank a Toyota Prius engine?

I want to hand-crank the internal combustion engine (ICE) in a 2010 Toyota Prius that hasn't been started in 2+ years. The idea is to allow oil to lubricate the engine and reduce friction before I ...
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Is it necessary or advisable to remove the spark-plugs prior to rotating the crankshaft by hand?

K7m Engine(renault sandero) I tried rotating the crankshaft by hand(for alignment purposes during a timing-belt change) and it does move but it's a bit on the stiff side and I'm worried about the main ...
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Car is taking longer to start as it warms up? (Vid included)

2007 Lexus ES350 with 132k miles. I recently started using it for uber eats this past Friday and I'm in NYC. The car starts up fine when cold. But I notice after a few stops and shutting the car off, ...
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Vtc actuator replacement on honda

So I wanted to replace my vtc actuator because my car makes a grinding noise on start up I began taking the valve cover off and once I got it off I went to the crank pulley to rotate the motor I was ...
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Possibility of crankshaft sprocket slipping on crankshaft snout

I asked this question on chat section but no one replied so I had to ask it here. Is it possible for crank timing gear (sprocket) to slip on crank snout? As far as I know, most crank sprockets are ...
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A/C compressor and crank pulley bolt

I have heard something from some mechanics but don't know if it is true or false. They say when you are driving on the highway and your A/C is on, the compressor keeps kicking in and out which puts a ...
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