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I bought a 2005 PTcruiser for 300.00 with new tires that

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I bought a 2005 PTcruiser for 300.00 with new tires that wont start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: ? I will .I HAVENT PHYSICALLY SEEN THE CAR, JUST A PICTURE Pearl.
JA: Are you fixing your 300 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Is there a phone n8umber I can call once I get there in 1 hour Pearl?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No . nothing I can think of. I used to own 13 Doge Vans1998 and 1999. I am mechanically inclined.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

Based on low price I'll guess timing belt has jumped or broke. I'd start by seeing if vehicle will run on starting fluid if not check compression. Compression should be around 170 psi, if drastically low then check timing marks. Let me know how it goes or if you run into questions, you can reply to this answer at any time without additional fees. Thanks.