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Took the car in to have the water pump, the timing belt, the "other" water pump, valve cover gaskets, and some seals replaced. They took it out for a test drive and after a few miles started to miss (cyl 2,3 & 6). They now have changed the oil twice and installed some special oil filter and are talking changing the lifters (convinced they are the problem). Could a bad timing belt cause this?

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    If the old belt broke, it's possible... If it ran well and just needed service, then I believe the shop has a lot of "splainin" to do!!!

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A bad timing belt yes kind of, more likely not aligned when being reassembled.

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