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Black soot in tailpipe:poor gas milage I just bought an 03 PT Cruiser on monday drove it to miami friday. Had to get towed back home. I did the 3 turn key test, code P0016 came up, anyone know what this means?

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This code is crankshaft/camshaft timing misalignment. Check to see if the timing belt has broke or jump time.

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