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V6 mitsibushi fto ignition timing

Changed the timing belt lined all marks now wont start firing order wrong

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SOURCE: v6 fto changed timing belt lined all marks but now back firing

Sounds like the dist. could be half a tooth off. You need to bring up #1 piston to top dead center and verify the rotor in the cap is pointing to #1 in the firing order.

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V6 fto changed timing belt lined all marks but now back firing


Sounds like the dist. could be half a tooth off. You need to bring up #1 piston to top dead center and verify the rotor in the cap is pointing to #1 in the firing order.

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When I change timing belts, I always rotate the engine by hand and check the timing marks several times before trying to start it; this can prevent collisions between valves and pistons which is possible in some engines (interference) and very damaging, even nearly fatal and is fairly easy to be 1-2 teeth off on the first try. This generally won't damage the engine but will make it behave very strangely or it may not start at all.
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