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Will not crank

I have a 1993 cutlas supreme, 3.1. I think It has jumped time. It has
about 150.00 miles. It ran good one day, then i got home and cut it off and it would not crank. What do you think I should check. If it is the
timing, could you tell me how to check it.
Thanks
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Id be suprised if its the timing as it was fine when you turned vehicle off and that isnt enough to make your timing jump.Have you checked the battery is ok?If battery ok then are the main cables(battery)tight on the battery terminal.Also check that the battery cables are tightly bolted to the engine and starter motor.Make sure the starter motor solenoid wire hasnt fallen off and has twelve volts power when cranking.Does the dash light up when you turn ignition on?Could also be time to replace starter if other tests are ok.Let me know how you go and good luck.

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