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My caprice start up and spit gas out the carburator and shut off

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Timing is off or valve is sticking. You have compression coming out of the intake. Do an engine compression test, if any cylinder is below 90 that one has a valve problem. If all cylinders are low, timing chain is off or other big problem.

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