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Timming the engine corractly!

We had to change the water pump. And every since then my car wil not run properly. Does anyone know how to do this, so I don't have to put it in the shop! I don't have any money to put it in a shop. I can get a timming light, but I really need to know how to do it from start to finish. I do have a chilton's repair manual, but it says nothing about how to time the engine.

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  • rksinfla Feb 07, 2009

    My '92 Acclaim will not turn over. Last year I had the water pump replaced and do not see anything on the work order where the timing was adjusted afterwards. Now the car won't start and acts like it is
    1) out of gas
    2) the timing is off/ it tries to start and diesels.

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Check the condition of the drive belt before worrying about the timing check out all of the vacuum lines to make sure none of those got knocked off while installing the pump

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