I am working on my sisters quad 4. It wouldn't start and compression was
low between #2 & #3 cylinder. Oil mixed with water. I have taken of the head
but the gasket is not blown. There are marks in the head and on top of the
She had a water pump installed by a garage a few months ago and I think that
when they removed the timing chain they put the cams out 180. Not positive
but my manual says the cam dowel pins should be on the bottom at TDC and
they are at the top.
This car has classic signs of head gasket failure yet the gasket isn't
blown, I can see any cracks, could it be worn down?
Would the cam being out cause these marks in the pistons and head?
I will have to have the head machined but do I have to replace the marked