Best Answer

The engine will not fire. Remove the distributor cap and turn the engine over. If the rotor does not turn that is a good sign the chain has broken.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2005-12-07 03:36:10
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What are the symptoms of a broken timing chain on a 1972 Caddy Coupe de Ville?
Write your answer...
Related questions

Does a vauxhall astra coupe 1.8 have a timing belt or a timing chain?

Belt :)

Does 1995 BMW 323i Coupe have timing belt or Chain?

timing chain

Where are the timing marks on a 2000 Honda civic ex coupe?

The timing marks on a 2000 Honda Civic Ex Coupe are on the crank pulley. They are also on the cam.

Does the 1988 Ford Thunderbird 4 cylinder turbo coupe have a timing belt or chain?

it has a timing belt

Does the Infiniti G35 coupe have timing belt?

They have timing chains that last the lifetime of the engine (don't need to be replaced!)

Does a 2003 Mustang coupe V6 have a chain or a timing belt?

The 3.8 L - V6 engine has 1 timing chain

Does a 2006 g35 coupe have a timing belt or chain?

It has a chain that requires no maintenance.

Does Elantra 2013 have a timing chain or timing belt?

2013 Hyundai Elantra SE Coupe 1.8 L engine has a chain.

When do you change timing belt for BMW 325Ci Coupe 03 plate?

They made Google for a reason.

How many miles should a peugeot 407 coupe before the timing belt is changed?


When should change timing belt on 2004 Hyundai coupe?

Change it every 60,000 miles.

After changing the bulb why won't the left turn signal on a 1987 Caddy Coupe DeVille work?

i got a 1993 Cadillac Coupe Deville and my turn signals was doing the same thing and I got new bulbs and still didn't work. I had to get a fuse to make them work

Does a 1996 Ford Mustang coupe have a timing belt?

No, it has a chain. long Chain with Hydraulic (problematic) Tensioners

When should timing belt be changed on 2005 Toyota solara se coupe 4 cylinder be changed?

The 4 cylinder has a timing chain that does not require replacement and is designed to last the life of the engine.

A timing belt installation diagram or instruction for a Lancia beta coupe with a 1.8 engine?

A timing belt installation diagram and instructions can be obtained from the auto-parts store in which you purchase the timing belt. The diagram and instructions can be found at many local libraries.

What is the timing for a 1967 Chevy impala sports coupe?

4 degrees btc-before top dead center with the vacuum spark line disconnected.the timing mark location is on the harmonic balancer. this is for a 327 engine

How do you replace the water pump and where is it located on a Chrysler LeBaron Coupe v6 5 speed?

the water pump is under the timing cover driven by the timing belt, between the two cam gears, you must remove timing belt for replacement, while your in there you should replace cam seals and front crank seal and also timing belt.

Does the 328 coupe 1999 have a cam belt or a cam chain thanks?

After 1991 all BMW's use simplex or in this case, duplex timing CHAINS.

Does a 2003 dodge stratus have a timing belt or chain?

Change the 4 cylinder belt every 90,000 miles, and the V6 belt every 60,000 miles. The 2.7L V6 has a timing chain. The 2.4L inline 4, and the 3.0L V6 (two door coupe only) have timing belts.

What are the symptoms of a bad camshaft position sensor in a 2003 infiniti g35 coupe?

Check engine light, rough running engine, no start at all.

Does a vauxhall astra coupe 2.2 auto a timing belt or a timing chain?

All Vauxhall 2.2 petrol engines in Astra and Zafira have a chain. The Sintra and the Omega are belt driven as they were fitted with what was in effect a bored out version of the X20XEV which was belt driven.

Do a Saturn SC2 2 door coupe and a 1998 Nissan Sentra GXE have timing belts or chains that need to be replaced at a certain mileage?

Get a manual on your car from AUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM

When should you change timing belt on 2001 Hyundai coupe what happens if you don't change it in time?

every 90,000 km if breaks expensive internal parts out of line

When should the timing belt be changed on a 2003 Hyundai Coupe?

1.6 & 2.0Ltr are both listed as 50,000 milles or 5 years whichever occurs first best wishes

Does a vauxhall astra coupe 2.2 auto have a timing belt or a timing chain?

You don't say what year your motor is,but assuming this is the Z22SE engine,it will have a chain.(Check engine options in owner's handbook)Don't think there are any variations on 2.2 petrols,so you should be ok.