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I have a 2001 m62tu that I just replaced the guide rails. I

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I have a 2001 m62tu that I just replaced the guide rails. I try to rotate my engine by hand and it is getting stuck
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The back valve on the driver's side is open. I used the timing to to set the cam flat with the cylinder heads with the numbers up
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Kenny replied 1 year ago.
Sounds like the timing is wrong. Did you remove the camshafts? Also the camshafts can be timed 180 degrees out.