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[Engine] Problem after Timing belt damage
Hello All,

As family car we own a 2010 Berlingo Multispace 1.6 Petrol engine. 
Recently when My wife was driving She heard some eingine noise. She stopped and the car was towed to the local Citroën workshope where we bought the car also in 2010 and where it was serviced too. 

The guy (owner) of the garage told us that only an exchange engine was a good solution and decided the cost for this was too high for a car this age... 
I decided to tow the car home and have a look at it Myself.
(I have a technical background and work in a truck dealership for MAN). 

The timing belt has never been changed (problem starts there but that is another discussion unfortunately) and so I noticed where the crankshaft wheel drives the timing belt, some dents where missing and damged.. 

I ordered a new timing belt kit (water pump, intermediate wheel, tensioner and timing belt) and searched some info about putting the engine correctly for the right timing. We found, mounted the new parts and belt, did the presribed turns from the engine by hand (it did turn rather good), put the right tension on the belt etc.. 

The engine cranks but doesn't start. It's like there is no petrol or ignition.. 

Can ayone help Me with some extra tips/trics or does anyone has info (drawings, manual, ..) about the cylinder head? 
are the timing belt gears on the camshaft fixed or are they mounted on a cone base (then it could be that only the wheels are turning but not the camshaft.. although I would hear that then I guess..) 

Or do I overlook a stupid thing (fuse of fuel pump, .. ?) 

Thanks a lot for helping Me out here.


The camshaft lobes will have rotated, they are only pressed on, and are meant to rotate to protect the pistons and valves (it is an interference design, so changing only the belt will not help) - you will need a new camshaft, and probably some rockers (followers) too as they also normally snap or crack to protect the valves.

No need to remove the cylinder head, only change the belt, tensioner, water pump, camshaft and a few followers, re-time and it should be good.

See it done here:

and also here:
2017 B9 1.6 BlueHDi Van
2012 B9 1.6 HDi Van
2008 M59 1.6 HDi Van
2003 M59 1.9D Van

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