Dropped valve, mebbe?
On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 5:46 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes <
> It has been out of the car, sitting on a shelf. Plugs in. I just pulled
> the plugs and all look OK. The pistons near TDC are 4 and 7 (Rt bank back
> is 4) Left bank next to back is 7) when the engine stops turning. From
> what I can see shining a light in the holes, all are dry with normal
> combustion residue.
> I think the cylinders are ok.
> Probably next is to pull the valve covers and start checking timing chain
> and its guides.
> Randy Bennell via Mercedes <mailto:email@example.com>
>> February 2, 2018 at 4:45 PM
>> Have you heard it run or is this an engine in a derelict car that has not
>> run in a long while?
>> Are the spark plugs in it? Could a cylinder be full of coolant and
>> causing a hydraulic lock?
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