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Had next to no fuel and fuel gauge fault came on so I put

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had next to no fuel and fuel gauge fault came on so I put 40lts of fuel into car now wont even crank this is on a vz calais
JA: Do you have a voltmeter? If so, have you checked the battery's voltage?
Customer: its a new battery
JA: What year is your Calais?
Customer: 2005
JA: Are you fixing your Calais yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: husband had to desludge motor because of drive tran fault we had cam sensors replaced, because of power train fault had computer sent away everything came back fine then found out sludged motor just desludged now coming up fuel gauge error
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,

Your engine would have been logging cam sensor codes for timing chain stretch.

Your no crank and fuel gauge error is the PCM is faulty.

You need a new PCM (computer).

Most common fault with VZ V6 now.

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 8 months ago.

Hi again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 8 months ago.

Hi again,

How are you going with this problem?

I have seen this in VZ many times.

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary