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Van backfires through air filter housing then rough running, stalls and can't get started again. changed wires and plugs plus catalytic converter, still same problem?

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What happened sound very much like either you slipped a tooth on the timing belt/chain or the it broke. the first clue is the back fire, and then the no start. your going to have to take the cover off the timing chain to see if this is the case. i would imagine that if it isn't broke but it doesn't start then it slip the gear. if you have not done this kind of work then i suggest find a friend to help or take to a good shop

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