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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Engine will only turn over anti clockwise, jams when turned

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engine will only turn over anti clockwise, jams when turned normaly by hand its a rebuilt mecedes 205 cdi
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Matt replied 4 years ago.

this sounds like an issue with the timing chain as I can't think of anything else that would cause the engine to jam

I'd suggest the next step is to have the timing cover off to inspect the tensioners and chain position