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Can't get 1992 Cutlass Siera to start,it tries to start,only for a second,and kind of backfires. Already replaced coil packs,plug wires, oxygen sensor,still does the same thing.I believe the engine has very breifly tried to start without the drive belt on,would this throw the engine timing out?If so,how hard is is to get it back in time?

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The mechanic should check on the ignition system first . Check the ignition switch, the ignition coil , the spark plug , the spark plug cable , the distributor assembly and the wires and the fuses.Check if there are worn out or destroyed then replace it. And then set the distributor timing mark and the firing order of the spark plug which is 1,3,4,2.These 1,3,4,2 are the number of the spark plug connecting to the distributor assembly.Then try to start the engine .The cause of the engine back fire is ignition timing not in order.

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