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    hello.my car has come back from the body shop today.arrived on the back of a flat bed.the guy backed it off and drove it on my drive,he went i got ready for work half an hour later the car wont start,just turning over very fast,called the rac out,he spent two hours trying to start it,no joy,anybody got any ideas,thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chomp14 View Post
    hello.my car has come back from the body shop today.arrived on the back of a flat bed.the guy backed it off and drove it on my drive,he went i got ready for work half an hour later the car wont start,just turning over very fast,called the rac out,he spent two hours trying to start it,no joy,anybody got any ideas,thanks.
    What did he check?

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    he checked the it with a laptop nothing came back,he then checked the enginge commpression there was no commpression on any valves.

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    Timing chain then mate.

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    thanks for the quick reply,i will get a price to morow

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    Not being funny mate but it could be very very expensive.

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    i have found out,everything for the veccy is expensive,wish i hadnt bought it,it is the worst car i have ever had

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    What history does the car have, how often has it been serviced ? age and mileage?

    Just curious as i too fear the dreaded snap

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    it is a 55 plate facelift,had it serviced ounce and had the oil changed twice,only done about 5000 miles in two years

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    strange the rac mad did not pick up on this, seem obvious that its the chain, hope im wrong though, good luck

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