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Won't start just backfires
You don't state what kind of vehicle or what engine, but it is either coil, or wires, or timing. If it's a GM product, start by changing the coil.
Posted on Feb 12, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2001 ford taurus, 3.0 vulcan
Back firing out of the intake is because the valves/cams are not set right. When you did the timing belt . did you set the crankshaft mark at top dead center of the compression stroke. If it's at the exhaust stroke this would cause backfiring and violent shaking.
Posted on May 23, 2011
starting fluid is a thing of the past. dont use it. this car doesnt have a carb, its a throttle body/ electronic fuel injection system. you most likely have a fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator issue. test the fuel pressure, should be anywheres from 35-50 psi
Posted on Oct 11, 2011
Like Ron says,timing chain is possibility,usually only above 150,000 though it can happen sooner.
I'm wondering if it has a crankshaft position sensor?
Posted on Nov 23, 2011
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