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Trying to find out where the timing belt is located on the engine so I can determine if this is why my van won't start.

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. I don't know what vehicle you have but you should be able to scan the motor for the timing belt. It should have two top covers, one in the front and one in the back. The cover should only have a bolt or two. You should be able to move it and see the belt. Try the left center of the engine. If you can't see it from the top, look from the bottom. You should be able to see your crankshaft on your serpentine belt. If you look real close, you should be able to see the second belt. It is attached to the side of the engine.

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