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01 pt rough idle no codes

I have a 2001 PT 103K that seems to run fine except at a stop in neutral the engine has a rough idea- Autozone checked it (being the computer) for me - "No Codes" At 100 K we changed the Timing Belt and the Water pump all the guts associated with timing belt. At a loss here the car has been with us since 33K- been a great car. I know The head gasket needs to be replaced. Other than that no plans except new tires. Any thoughts about what could be happening. Surely somebody knows something or has had this same experience.

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Not for the beginner, I will be doing one on monday. 2001 Twin Cam.

I have been in repair for 30 years, I would not let anyone with less than 5 years experience touch it. This motor has the potential to bend valves if out of time between the cams and crank.

Changing the right side mount too. 10 hours according to the book (all data) and thats for someone that knows how.

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I would check into the timing belt sounds like the timing is off.

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It should'nt be to hard for you since your a mechanic, there are a lot of steps (too many to type)..
I would go down to the AutoZone parts store and buy a book on this paticular car, about $20.00. You will get all torque specs, thighting sequence--ect...
I think if you take your time, you can do it...Good Luck

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