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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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When trying to start it ts hard compression stroke will

Customer Question

when trying to start it hits hard compression stroke will break starter think it in cam shaft setting
JA: How many miles are on the car? Does the engine turn over at all?
Customer: it will start some time but run like running on 3
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1997 but new engine
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new cam shaft gear think it in right p
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: just cam shaft position
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

Hello , so why change the timing gear on a new engine?

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

But what did it do before ...just run on 3 cylinders ?

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 1 year ago.

4.6 ?