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Old 09-21-2010, 08:07 AM
EJWILLIAMS3849 EJWILLIAMS3849 is offline
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Default 2.5l timing belt replacement

Just replaced timing belt on 2000 ranger 2.5l, crank on tdc--oil pump set diamond to diamond -- camshaft set triangle to triangle..will start but kills like a back fire,then restarts fine for a few seconds then kills again..double and triple checked all marks. Dont know what else to do? Any help----please
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Old 09-21-2010, 09:34 AM
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Default Re: 2.5l timing belt replacement

Verify that the crank is a TDC and not BDC. Pull a plug on #1 cylinder and look through with a light. You could be 180 degrees off.
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Old 09-21-2010, 10:11 AM
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Default Re: 2.5l timing belt replacement

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verify that the crank is a tdc and not bdc. Pull a plug on #1 cylinder and look through with a light. You could be 180 degrees off.
piston at top---- with #1 plug out have good compression ?
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