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My timing belt went out and there might be a chance that one of the clyinders might miss fire. How would i fix that and can it b fix?

Well, lets see hear, last night i was pullin away from a traffic light and my car lost engine power and then stalled out on me. So i tried starting it back up and it wouldnt. I lefted the hood up and then tried again to start it back up but again no results. So i thought to myself that it might have no spark. so i tried wiggling the wires and still no start. now i'm thinkin my timing belt went out. so, i put my hand on that black cover over the timing belt and everytime i tried to crank it over i felted a knocking so. my question to you is when i get a new timing belt put on will it have a chance of not starting and if it do will there be a miss fire from one of the clyinders? And last of all questions can it be fix?

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