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Have changed my timing belt and got the same problem.

After the timing belt job done, my car started very bad several times check engine light went on and engine stall. Light came of for every next attempt and on every time it started. But now it does not start anymore, everything is dead and i cant find anything bad.

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How can it be dead and you not find anything bad??? take it back to whoever did the timing belt. something is BAD WRONG>

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