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Timing belt changed. Why is check engine flashing?

Followup question to How to check that crankshaft and cam pulleys are in sync?. Got everything back together after changing the timing belt (whole kit, water pump, tensioner and pulleys) on my 2007 ...
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How to check that crankshaft and cam pulleys are in sync?

I am admitting a bonehead move here so everyone else please don't chime in just to tell me I am an idiot. I know that! I would appreciate any constructive feedback/answers. I had a bear of a time ...
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1987 isuzu pup can't turn main cog for timing

I'm trying to realign my jumped timing I have the crankshaft aligned I just can't get the main cog to turn any further than where its at I have removed the sparkplugs and everything but it still only ...
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How safe is it to advance spark timing?

A popular "mod" to the Miatas engine is to advance the spark engine from the factory 10 BTDC to 14 BTDC, this moves the peak torque earlier in the rpm range and is claimed to also increase horse power....
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High vacuum pressure on idle after timing gear and chain replacement

I just got my 1980 Chrysler LeBaron 318 V8 back from the mechanic, who replaced the timing gears and chain, which were the originals and very worn. Soon after leaving the mechanic, I noticed my ...
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Timing belt issues

I have a 95 accord (f22b2), While driving it shut down. I have tracked the problem to the bolt holding the camshaft sprocket to the cam backing out, losing keyway or woodruff key. So no camshaft ...
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Why are these cam pulleys constructed differently?

I am about midway done with changing the timing belt & water pump on my 99 Toyota, which features a 6-cylinder 5VZ-FE engine. After getting the front timing cover off, I noticed that the passenger-...