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Camshaft bearing clearance too tight??. Bent?? No spark? timing 180 off??? Ford 300

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Old 07-11-2018, 11:28 AM
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Camshaft bearing clearance too tight??. Bent?? No spark? timing 180 off??? Ford 300

So i had just installed a new crankshaft and alum timing gear for my 4.9l i6. Put the whole thing back together, timed it, then when I went to start it up all it did was crank really slow and then hummed.. About month ago prior to this the old fiber gear shredded on me while driving. I remember not knowing exactly what was wrong and kepped trying to start it up so maybe I might have fried something??. Anyone might have an idea??
 
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:10 AM
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Dumb idea, but have you charged your battery? If it's been sitting for a month without running parasitic drain may have run the battery down.

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Old 07-12-2018, 11:09 AM
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[QUOTE=Maillemaker;18083532]Dumb idea, but have you charged your battery? If it's been sitting for a month without running parasitic drain


yeah.. I had the battery unplugged . It's also not that old.
 
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Old 07-13-2018, 09:14 AM
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A weak battery ? it would stick the starter solenoid open and it would crank until you disconnected the battery or the battery went completely dead.
 
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