What is preventing 2001 Neon RT from starting?

Asked by Oct 02, 2013 at 10:00 AM about the 2001 Chrysler Neon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 Neon RT 2.0 L suddenly stopped.  Cranks good, spark good, fuel to fuel injectors, air cleaner good.  Cranks strong, doesn't start and suddenly LOUD pop.

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Possibly a broken timing belt?


timing belt is the most likely. miles ?


Sure does sound like the belt either broke or jumped time. Hope it broke at start up you have a slim chance that it did not bend the valves, otherwise cylinder head removal and disassembly will be required

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