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Have a 2005 pt cruiser, replaced the head gasket,

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Have a 2005 pt...

Have a 2005 pt cruiser, replaced the head gasket, reassembled engine.....now the engine won't idle and won't go above 3200 rpms.....at that point it bucks and kicks. Runs great between 1000 - 3200 rpms.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue? What size is your engine?

As stated above 2.4 L

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes,

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Is the check engine light on? It sounds like the cam timing is off. Double check it. And get back to me if you like
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