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Timing belt on 1990 nissan maxma

Need help on putting it in the right way tryid and didnt work out right

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Very dangerous to have the cam out of time, many engines will be destroyed. The pistons and valves can both end up in the same space and this really kills an engine. I hope you didn't try to start it with the belt improperly installed; it may be too late. Most engines can tolerate a slippage of two teeth but going beyond that is dangerous.   You should have had an aftermarket manual such as Haynes or Chilton that has very good instructions on how to avoid trashing your car.  

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