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Car acts as if it has jumped out of timing 1993 buick century

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Well this is a good possibility.If your has lost power,backfires and runs really bad or does not run at all it is good possibility that it has jumped a notch or two. You can verify by checking the timing with a timing light or by removing the covers around the timing chain or belt and checking the alignment grooves on the head and block to the ones on the pulleys.

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