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Timing belt I've replaced the timing belt but the timing is out. The car can go up to 70km per hour and cut out at 3000 refs Is there some marks that I need to look for on the timing belt and the pully?

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There are a couple of marks you can look for do you have a 16v or an 8 v if its a 16v you need to line up the two marks on your cams with each other and piston number one must be on "tdc" then just turn your engine by hand a couple of time to make sure the cam timing is in the right place but your problem sounds more like a broken sensor to me it is called limping mode when your ecu detects a problem on your electrical system it limts our prformance to not damage your engine .normaly if your timing s out your car would not sart or if it does it will missfire and drive like it is running on three cylinders

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