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Hi, have a WRX V7 2001 and engine stopped, thought cam belt broke but had not. did compression check and all cylinders only 40PSI. could there be a problem with lifters not getting oil pressure. if so what is the fix? any ideas?

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If there are a lot of miles on the timing belt (over 60,000), the belt may have jumped several teeth due to wear causing the cam to be out of time. If the lifters go flat from oil lack, the engine will continue to run poorly, and very noisy. Check the timing marks on the cam and crankshaft to see if they are lining up properly.

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