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96 Toyota Camary. Engine ran fine but had a oil leak at front of engine. Removed front cover and replace oring for oil pump and crank shaft seal. Assembled making sure timing belt was installed correctly. Started engine,ran ok until idle slowed down. Idles at 300rpm and acts like its going to stall. Under load engine misses and will not run above 3,000 rpms. Engine backfires under load. Checked timing many times and tried in different spots. Removed and cleaned carbon from EGR valve.Open exhaust to run still misses. I have checked everything, the exhaust manifold does get cherry red after running. Any thoughts. this car has the 2.2 four cylinder

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  • romulusjohn Mar 13, 2009

    I open the exhaust at manifold. Still has the same problem. Any other thoughts

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Cherry red? you may have a clogged cat. convertor

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