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Slipped timing belt

The timing belt on my mazda slipped and i need some directions on how to fiz it

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First off, if it slipped, you desparately need a new belt.

You may be able to locate timing marks on the cam gear and crankshaft pulley but you would be better off buying the Haynes or Chilton repair manuals to avoid mistakes.
Unless your engine is a 'non-interference' engine, you may end up trashing at least the valves if not the entire head if you don't get it right.
Most engines can tolerate a tooth off in either direction without damage.
My summer toy car, an '87 Bertone, can run this way but it is really weird- either no revs and pulls like a tractor or wild revs with no torque.

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