How to set the timing on a new Chevrolet ck3500 6.5 deisel


Asked by tigerty Mar 19, 2013 at 02:43 PM about the 1995 Chevrolet C/K 3500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have put a new 6.5 deisel in my truck and dont know why i cant get it to start. I even tried eyther and it still would not start. Can some one tell me how to set the timing.

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Can you crank the motor?


yes the motor turns ovrer


don't know the diesels real well but do know a ford must spin 500 rpm before the pcm comes to life period! thin oil, good bats,at least 3 glows

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John Saffrahn

Have you tested the cylinder compression?

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