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I'm having issues with my timing and camshaft. I don't know…

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I'm having issues with my timing and camshaft

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the car?

I don't know what the ignition timing number is. I have roughly 179350 miles I get the error code p0343

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

04 Passat 1.8t

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

Yes I am. The timing belt snapped while I was driving, I feared that the valves had bent, after I put the new belt and did the timing, the car turned over just fine just doesn't start up

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I had replaced the camshaft sensor, hoping that was the issue the car had for not starting, and it still doesn't start. But the motor does turn over

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can you remove all 4 spark plugs and then have a second person crank the engine over and see if you have any pressure coming out of the spark plug holes.

please do let me know

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