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Adjusting the timing on 1988 firefly

The timing has jumped on this car trying to find instructions for resetting it

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  • mommaflem_ch Feb 04, 2009

    Timing belt , and it's firefly this site doesn't have it as model so I chose firebird it was running rough, and then started revved motor like mad and then stalled, have had simaliar problem before in ford van

  • Steve Draper May 11, 2010

    Is it the ignition timing.????
    Why do you think it has jumped??????


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Slack in the timing chain. Some of these car came with a fibergear set instead of a metal gear set. You will have to pull the water, then the timimg chain cover. You wil have to replace the top & bottom gear on the motor, plus the new chain. This usually will come in a set. You will also need a time gear cover set, gasket kit.There are 2-marks to line up on these two gears to set your time with, (timing marks).

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