Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Cam timing this is on my 1991 5.7 small block chevy I can set the timing to zero but when I connect the advance connector it jumps off the timing scale.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 1,051 Answers

It is should advance when you put the vacuum hose back on the dist. It is advancing the dist. Does the engine perform if so it is good.

Posted on Apr 29, 2017

Testimonial: "there is no vacuum on this model its electronic it's tan and black wire coming from dist i c m and goes back to the cpu. but it should not be advanceing off the degree scale"

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Trying to set the ignition timing on a 1991 KH Laser 1.8 SOHC Engine. The manual says to short Diagnostic Connector TEN with GND then set timing to 5 degrees. Does that sound right.


Try just moving the distributor to obtain an idle speed of 900 rpms. just don't over advance the timing or kick back at the starter and pre ignition knock will occur . don't jump any diagnostic wire .

May 29, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Can you put stocked 350 cam in 1978 gm 305 engine without changing any other parts ?


Anytime you change the cam shaft you must change the lifters as well. But if you are asking if it is a direct replacement part, the answer is yes. A small block chevy is a small block chevy. A 283 cam will fit in a 400 block or any other block in between.

Jun 24, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Can I interchange a 1980-1985,305 chevy engine with a 1991 305 chevy?


as it is the basic 305 block the differences may be fuel injection over carburettor which may require sensor attachments but basically the engine should just slot in place.

Feb 05, 2015 | 1991 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

Hi I have have a small block chevy with a good size cam headers Holly . The engine makes great horse power at all rpms. But it stubles from a dead stop . Do i need to advance the timing. ?


Either timing or it needs a bigger shot of fuel when you step on it. Bigger accelerator pump shot might help. Is the carb jetted correctly for your application?

Nov 21, 2010 | Chevrolet Nova Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

TIMMING PROBLEMS ON SMALL BLOCK 350 CHEVY


Did you set the computer to Diagnostic Mode by using a paper clip or scan tool connected to the ALDL connector underneath the steering column? Most GM's 1981 and later may need to short pins A & B to set the timing as well as disconnecting the vacuum advance.

See here for ALDL diagram: http://autorepair.about.com/library/images/bl428lib.htm

Aug 21, 2009 | 1986 Buick Regal

1 Answer

I replace an idler gear for the timing belt on my 1991 subaru lagacy evidently I did not get the gears timed right. Please help. Thanks Jim Suiter I put the two cam gears mark lined up with the...


I think the crank is not set on zero...there is a special timing mark on the fllywheel it has to be set to and it is not zero or top dead center....look for special marks on the flywheel thru the rubber inspection slot in the back which is quite a few degrees from those timing marks that show zero.If memory serves me there are two line marks onthat flywheel that is the cam tioming marks

Jun 10, 2009 | 1991 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

How do you set the degree when installing a camshaft on a small block chevy engine?


install the cam shaft and line up the timing marks on the cam gear with the mark on the block

Apr 22, 2009 | Pontiac Firebird Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Settong the timing on a 350 small block.


On that set up the computer mainly sets your timing. It reads the timing off of the crank sensor, cam sensor, it tells the injectors and coil packs what to do.

Jun 29, 2008 | 1988 Chevrolet K1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

23 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76649 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...