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Car turns over but don't fire

I think it's the timing belt so where can i find online the diagram for replacing timing belt.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I would invest in a used factory manual on ebay.

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Well if it doesn't fire, it doesn't always mean that the timing belt is the problem. There can also be a problem with ur distributor. Some cars the camshaft do drive the distributor, and the camshaft is being driven by the crankshaft via the timing belt. If the drive of the distributor is dependent on the camshaft, u should open the distributor cap to c if rotation is occuring in order to verify that it is the timing belt. If ther is rotation, chekc ur distributor

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