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I bought a 92 accord LX that was sitting in a lot for 5 yrs. Towed it to my house and replaced the battery and alternator and she fired right up. Drove it for about 30 miles and parked it overnight. the next day she wouldnt start. Took it to a shop and a bolt came loose on the timing tensioner and timing jumped. So they reset timing and she drove home fine. About two hours later once the engine cooled it wouldnt start. Took it back and timing again had jumped when trying to start. Replaced the tensioner, belts, distributor and water pump. Drove it home and again let it sit and cool down and timing jumped again when trying to start. What can I check other then what ive replaced to diagnose this problem?

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Dont think timing is jumping as you describe but more like the advance unit on the distributor ,advance timing and it will start but when cold zilch had this before more than once and on more than one make of vehicle ,favourite for this is the old land rover discovery with teh V8 engine ,pull vacumn pipe off the inlet manifold for the advance unit and **** on and you you will see what i mean ,**** and put tongue on end of pipe and it will lose the **** ,.

Posted on Mar 13, 2011

  • mrgarza210 Mar 13, 2011

    I lose compression in all four cylinders at once. Once timing is redone she runs fine until she gets cold and bam no compression and marks are off a couple teeth...

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    Colin Stickland Mar 15, 2011

    i find this very hard to beleave ,once timing is locked in by tightening the belt it cannot move ,unless the camshaft is broke behind the gearwheel at the rear of the first cap or the timing gear is loose on the cam if it doesnt have a keyway like the new engines .I would really need to have a good look myself to be able to answer it correctly

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