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Timing issue?? slight shake in motor at idle, was told its timing issue yet the car has not lost power nor has the check engine light come on. has stalled out twice while stopped at light. what can it be? maybe coil pack?

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Check vaccum at PCV to ensure there is 18-20 lbs. of vacuum pressure if lower than 18 there is a vacuum leak trace it down. Also check compression in each cylinder to ensure the pressure is equal within 15 psi in all cylinders, if there is a low pressure reading in one cylider this si your problem. It could be as simple as a bad spark plug or plug wire a good way to narrow it down is to remove each spark plug and look for the one that is black or really worn all plugs should be a dull tan color if not there is an issue with ignition.

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