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Saturn SL ii: I just changed the valve cover gasket on my 2002

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I just changed the valve cover gasket on my 2002 Saturn SL II. DOHC. I tryed to start it but it feels like it is dragging and not starting. It also made a high pitched screech. Any ideas
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
Hello im Chris and i can assist you
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
what do you mean by dragging?
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
By the way the high pitched screech may be because oil got on your belt.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
By dragging I mean that the engine seems to have difficulties turning over
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
im not there to hear it you sure its not battery related? I cant see that having anything to do with the valve cover.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Definitely not battery related
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
does it start and run at all?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
ok the ignition wires are in correct?
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 8 months ago.
Hello?