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Possible seized 202 red engine

How can I hand crank a 202 red engine in a 1977 Holden HX one tonne ute?
I have tried to start it, lights are on but nobody is home!

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Remove spark plugs to get rid of compression.
Turn it using the fan belt.

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put 3 bolts in the harmonic balancer and then use a long screwdriver or prybar to rock it back and forewards.
Also what hushtech says with the plugs.
If it is really stuck,squirt in a bit of ATF into each cylinder.

Manifold studs or flywheel bolts will fit.

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it could be a number of things - eg if an auto what you describe also are symptoms a problem with the neutral safety switch...

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Yes, you may want to put it in neutral.

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