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Timing chain cover gasket

I posted a few weeks ago about cooolant leaking from the timing chain cover of my 2002 Corolla: Corolla - Coolant leaking from timing chain cover I went ahead and started to do job: removing the ...
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What would cause the cam carriers to shatter on my BMW 3 Series (2011)

The timing chain has stretched and the cam carriers have shattered after only 72,000 miles. What could cause this? I have found out that the car was mapped/chipped by the previous owner. Have no idea ...
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Making a Poor Man's Water Injection System

I was just reading this article on water injection systems and they made an interesting comment: Note that it has been suggested in some circles that the water can be directly added to the petrol ...
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Slipped timing belt. Can hard cranking an engine with cam timing way off likely cause valve damage?

I have a 1979 Austin Sherpa with an "O Series" 1700 petrol engine. Engine was running great before I replaced exhaust/inlet manifold and an SU Carb. Then it just wouldn't start. The engine was ...
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Spark timing advances as engine gets hot

I bought a timing light to check my spark timing; my vehicle is a 93' Mazda Miata and I am rotating the Cam Angle Sensor to advance or retard my timing. When I first used my timing light the engine ...
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Timing related on 2000 Ford Excursion 6.8 Liter V10

Kind of a lengthy question. I had to pull the cylinder heads in order to repair exhaust manifold bolts that were broken. Unfortunately, I was not able to do it from the wheel wells. Before starting ...
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honda accord 2000 lx valve chatter

Timing belt was replaced and now there is a noticeable valve noise at 1600-1900 RPM. No noise at idle. Once you hit 2000 RPM and above no noise. Power is good across RPM band. Checked valve ...
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Does my 1995 Cadillac incorporate ECM

I own a 1995 Cadillac. Does it incorporate a module that adjusts ignition timing for octane?--At what interval?
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Obnoxious squealing when starting truck and when accelerating from a stop

My 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 4x4 has been making a nasty squeal when starting it and when I accelerate from a stop. I'm not sure exactly what is causing it. The water pump, timing belt, and ...
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Optimizing temperature and spark for horsepower

I recently completed a heads+cam project on my car to increase horsepower. I ended up falling about 50hp short of my goal, and am looking for every little knob I can turn to eek out that last little ...
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2002 Chrysler Voyager 2.4 L stopped running

I replaced the water pump, timing belt, timing idler pulley and tensioner pulley and all the belt on an 2002 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L (interference motor). It ran great for few day until a few days ago ...
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What is normal timing advance as seen from my ECU via OBD2?

I am looking for help with my timing advance. I have just got the Torque app and am reading the data from my Ford Fiesta WS Petrol 1.6L 2010 model. This is the graph here. As you can see, RPM is ...
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New plugs, but problems starting (not firing on all cylinders) and poor fuel economy?

Car is a '93 Mk1 VW Cabriolet, 1.8lt injected. The car has had trouble starting - feels like only some of the cylinders are firing. If I rev the engine a little the problem goes away after a few ...
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Coleman ct100u engine, no start

Verified igniton system is good, cleaned and gapped plug. The engine is is essentially pushing out gas from the carb side and not wanting to start, I don’t know what else to add I’m not really ...
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2005 Chevy Classic (malibu) with loose timing chain/broken guide?

Heard a knocking noise I feared was rodknock. Took it to the mechanic and they spent an hour looking at it and said the timing chain is loose and the guide is broken and separated from the bracket. ...
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2007 MX-5 - Motor will not turn fully after timing change replacement

I recently replaced my timing chain, tensioners, guides, waterpump, etc. I felt like I followed the instructions properly. When I attempted to start the car once complete the engine would not turn ...
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Adjusting the timing of a distributorless Toyota 4E-FE engine

I have a 1998 Toyota Corolla complete with a 1.3 4E-FE engine. As far as I can tell this is the 2nd generation 4E-FE engine with a distributorless set up. I'm in the process of modifying the car as ...
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Peugeot 207 gti depollution fault

Car starts rough but runs fine ,no loss of power. check engine light on and depollution system faulty on dash. Local garage scanned car and came up with camshaft sensor fault but they think timing ...
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Timing marks way off

1995 Nissan 6cyl. 3.0 Tried to get truck smogged. Did not pass timing test as the marks on the flywheel were not even in site. The truck runs great, you can hardly feel the idle. nice and smooth, ...
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Pull start fuel injected motorcycle/car injured or not?

A lot of time I heard from some people that pull start fuel injected motorcycle or car injured engine by shifting the time of engine or confuse EMS(Engine Management System computer) because tires ...
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Kia Spectra 2008 LX timing belt

This car's maintenance history says it was serviced by Kia dealer at 70K in 2015. All other belts look new. When i opened the timing cover, belt looks like attached picture. Now it has 104K. Confused ...
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09 Citi golf 1.4i timing jumps around

I checked my timing but its not stable when i check it with the timing light, the v-notch is mark is jumping , a little bit in front of the mark then on the mark and then after the mark and carry on ...
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Wiring an advancer to an ignition coil

An image for reference: Ignition Coil Leftmost (1 pin) Advancer second from left (1 pin) Gearbox second from right (4 pin) Battery Rightmost (4 pin, Positive, negative and a loopback) I have ...