changed camshaft in 5.3 timed put back together started fine ran for 15 min. Just stopped and cranks funny.

Asked by Oct 14, 2016 at 12:41 PM about the Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Installed new  factory camshaft in  a 5.3 vortec it started fine ran for 15 min. I
started to run the RPM's up to 1900 and it just stopped immediately. Any
suggestions would be appreciated.

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You did say what year truck you have, but it sounds as if the timing is off. I would do a google search to find out how to time your year car.

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