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I have a Fiat Ducato Van Manual with 160000 kms on the

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I have a Fiat Ducato Van Manual with 160000 kms on the clock , firstly the clutch slave cylinder failed I had that repaired which involved removing gearbox etc drove van after repairs for about 2 weeks travelling about 30kmh the engine locked solid .Mechanic removed timing belt and still cant rotate engine any suggestions as to the cause ,van had all scheduled services
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: No
JA: What is the model/year of your Fiat?
Customer: 2009 Fiat 2.3jtd
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 8 months ago.

Hi im kevin can he turn camshaft ?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Kevin replied 8 months ago.

So just crank wont turn at all?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Kevin replied 8 months ago.

Ok the only way to find cause is to either remove sump or cylinder head . It's likely and oil pressure issue causing crank bearing to sieze