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When i try to start it it drags real bad. i replaced

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when i try to start it it drags real bad. i replaced starter. same thing.also got #1 piston up. timing mark top dead center. timing chain seems fine. is it possible it slipped a bearing
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any change in your gas mileage lately?
Customer: 180 thou some not much
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 92 chevy s-10 4.3
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes new fuel pump,plugs rotor cap fuel pump relay.ignition sender
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the wire going to the alt. from the battery got shorted out, where it bolts to the alt.,wire was bent back grounding on the alt. Causing the motor to slave to turn over, wont crank fast enough to start.Now
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question. Are you saying that the engine cranks over slow when trying to start the engine? Battery and starter have been replaced?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it seems like the motor ,wants to burn up the new starter, w/battery charger in 12v boost turns over hard... like advanced in timing
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Have you turned the engine over by hand to see if the engine is hard to turn over?

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

It says payment failure

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