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Can the timing belt, if not exactly lined up, run but shut off at stops?

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It would be possible, but i would also expect a massive loss of power if the timing belt was out of line.

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Do you mean that the timing marls were not exactly lined up when the timing belt was fitted. If this is the case the engine would run rough at low speeds and could well stall at idle. The timing marks definitely deserve a look at to sort out this problem.

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