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2005 hyundai sonata 2.7l engine.. drove car home with

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2005 hyundai sonata 2.7l engine.. drove car home with noproblem. and shut engine off..15 minutes later it would not even turn over , starter bendix engages with flywheel but wont turn engine over, have changed starter but made no difference..battery is fully chargsd. what would be the problem
tanderson ,barrie
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

have you manually tried to turn the motor over with a ratchet or breaker bar? is it seized?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can turn it one way but notnthe other
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

does it turn over in the direction the starter spins?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it wont turn in direction of starter
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

have you pulled the plugs? is it hydro locked?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
NO
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

can you?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will try removing plugs tomorrow
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

its either hydro locked or something internal let loose