2004 p t cruiser got hot change thermos stat won't start

Asked by Jun 13, 2015 at 02:21 AM about the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring

Question type: General

Checked timing is good cam sensor
changed fuel to the injector rail plugs
are dry

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When you crank it over does it sound like it is just spinning free as if there is no compression? If so it may have got too hot and done some engine damage, ie blown head gasket, crack cylinder head, collapsed rings, etc. Do a compression test and see what it says before you start a tear down.

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