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    need some urgent advice please

    hi , having put a new cam belt and valve (oops) on my gm 1.7td i put everything back together only to find that its not turning over by hand . it will turn about a quarter way then stops , all marks are at tdc too , is this engine hard to turn by hand or is there a big problem ,
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    what are you trying to turn it with??

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    you should be able to turn it with a spanner on the crank it will get a bit stiff when the cams engage on the lifters but if stops like it hit something hard don't force it check the timing again
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    the crank is at tdc pump is too , the cam had a timing mark on and both no1 and 4 were closed , presume that must be at tdc

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