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Gary, Australia Car Mechanic
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I have 2005 vectra zc and the motor 3.2l v6 the motor

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i have 2005 vectra zc and the motor 3.2l v6 the motor shutdown yesterday when the battery light came on and now the motor is locked can't turnover
JA: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?
Customer: yes but can't even turn the motor over with a bar
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 2005 v6 3.2l cd vectra
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: tried to turnover over the motor with bar but it is locked tried to jumpstart buit no good ever
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it has water oil and only 115,000km all belts have been changed
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello! My name is Gary.
Welcome to JustAnswer.
I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with a reply shortly.

Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello there,

The timing belt has been done?

8 years or 120000 whichever comes first.

If you can't turn the engine forward, can you turn it backwards at all?


Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hi again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards