My 2000 Mustang V6 standard will not start it has fire it has fuel, note the timing chain jumped changed it put it back on and wont start don't know why

Asked by Aug 10, 2016 at 02:13 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Change the timing belt because it jumped on a
2000 Ford V6 Mustang standard and it wont start
its getting fuel and it's getting fire

3 Answers

65,705

This motor is a interference engine,if it jumped it has damaged the head and valves on the engine if you have fire and fuel,check the compression on engine and it will confirm that you have engine damage.

47,765

The 2000 Ford Mustang V-6 3.8 to be exact doesn't use a timing belt. The 3.8 engine is an iron block camshaft in block push rod engine that uses a timing chain. Is this a USA model or is it from another country?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
47,765

Upon rereading your post you have both timing chain and timing belt listed. The 3.8 appears to be an interference engine, but if the timing only jumped a tooth or two it may be okay. Running a compression test will tell you for sure.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Mustang

Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 45,845 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $1,999.

ZIP:

Search Ford Mustang Questions

Ford Mustang Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,360
#2 Bob Beaman
Bob Beaman
Reputation 1,230
#3 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 1,090
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 31,193 listings starting at $369
Used Chevrolet Corvette
149 Great Deals out of 20,681 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
6 Great Deals out of 267 listings starting at $5,750
Used Ford F-150
2,064 Great Deals out of 207,332 listings starting at $1,499
Used BMW 3 Series
943 Great Deals out of 30,262 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
261 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,777 Great Deals out of 181,195 listings starting at $250
Used Honda Civic
811 Great Deals out of 88,099 listings starting at $1,299
Used Honda Accord
946 Great Deals out of 77,735 listings starting at $899

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
50 Great Deals out of 23,523 listings starting at $18,995
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
170 Great Deals out of 4,995 listings starting at $16,121
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 3,428 listings starting at $14,991
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 3,145 listings starting at $9,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.