engine tunns but will not start,what should i check fiest

Asked by Mar 23, 2014 at 03:48 PM about the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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As with any engine that wont start. Verify that you have spark and fuel.

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Then if you have spark and fuel, as Mark said, run a compression test. If all cylinders test low timing chain has jumped. HTH. -Jim

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