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post #8 of Old 04-12-2013
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Re: Stuck valves

All good advice, except for one thing.
Once you have soaked everything in oil for a while don't try to start your engine. Do take a large wrench and start working the crankshaft back and forth by hand until you can rotate it at least 4 times without any conflict of the internal parts.
If you try to start it up you could bend a valve or one could hit a piston.
By working the engine free by hand you will feel any binding of the parts before they do more damage.

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