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Mazda Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

What year and model is the vehicle you're working on and what size engine do you have?

What problem are you having replacing the timing chain?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
THE YEAR IS 2005 MODEL MAZDA6 V6 ENGINE, I JUST CHANGE THE CRANKSHAFT, OIL PUMP AND METAL THAT IS BELIEVED TO BE FAULTY AND NOW THE MECHANIC HAVING COUPLED THE ENGINE TOGETHER AND DECIDED TO START IT BUT IT THE VEHICLE WOULDN'T EVEN START.. THE MECHANIC BELIEVES PROBABLY THE TIMING CHAIN WASN'T SET PROPERLY..
Mazda Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Was compression found to be low?

Is cam/crank sync shown to be out of sync on a scan tool?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
IM IN NIGERIA, THE MECHANIC HERE DO NOT USE SCAN TOOL, I JUST NEED THE POSSIBLE WAYS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM THEN I CAN RELATE IT TO THEM
Mazda Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

A scan tool is required for repair of most systems on all modern vehicles. The first step in diagnosing a no start condition is checking for fault codes.

Was compression found to be low? I'm trying to determine why they believe cam timing is incorrect.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I DIDNT ASK THEM IF COMPRESSION IS LOW OR NOT... APART FROM COMPRESSION WHAT ELSE COULD BE THE POSSIBLE FAULT
Mazda Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

There are dozens of things that will cause a no start condition. It could be a cam or crank sensor issue, wiring, the engine controller itself, blown fuses, lack of fuel pressure due to a wiring problem or failed pump, fuel contamination, a restricted catalytic converter, valve damage; there are dozens of things that could be going on.

What testing has been done and what were the findings?

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