Having a problem with timing
My car has a manual transmission.
This will ensure that the distributor is set at TDC. You may have to adjust the distributor cap, if you can, to the right setting for the best performance. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect for any problems and replace the Top Dead Center sensor if you think it may be bad.
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Ignition timing is the timing of the spark relative to the piston top dead center in a spark ignition engine. You can adjust the ignition timing to suit a fuel of a lower octane rating. The ignition timing ensures that the spark plug ignites the fuel at the optimum moment.
Some things to look out for: Engine knocking: Engine knocking occurs when the air-fuel mixture is ignited too soon in the cylinder. The mixture then pushes against pistons that are still trying to compress the mixture. This causes loud pinging sounds to come from the engine.
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This will result in a loss of power, often accompanied by a rattling noise from the engine.
The crankshaft position sensor monitors the position and rotational speeds of the crankshaft. Without the crank sensor, the engine control module (ECM) wouldn`t know when to fire the fuel injectors and ignite the spark plugs.
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Billing and parts question was sent to CS for the cost of parts and labor for valve train and related parts from a broken timing belt for a 1992 Acura Legend with a V6-3.2L engine.
There are two separate sets of marks on this system. One set is for aligning the timing chain to the camshaft gears and the intermediate shaft gear. There will be marks on the chain that raps around the crankshaft gear as well. These marks will not line up after you turn the motor over.The other marks are on the inside of the camshaft gears and align with the cylinder head parting line. If you were to draw a ling through the center of both camshaft gears, they should line up with that imaginary line.
The crankshaft key way should be aligned with the mating face of the main bearing cap. You can confirm it is in the correct position by verifying the number one piston is at top dead center. If you have removed the balance shaft timing chain, these marks really need a visual diagram to understand where they should be aligned. Without a diagram I am not very confident it can be explained very clearly.
This may be difficult to to follow, so again I highly recommend purchasing a repair manual in digital form or a book. If you feel this is over your head, I recommend the following inspection to help you out. Timing chain replacement
Good luck! I hope I was able to help you.
You could clean one at a time and see which one alleviates the extended crank and replace as necessary. Also, there may be a residual fuel pressure problem. Residual fuel pressure is the pressure that remains in the fuel lines and injectors to provide immediate start up fuel. If the check valve in the fuel system is bleeding off, this could definitely be the cause. However, since it is only 10% of the time, it may be difficult to verify.
I recommend having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, assist you with an idle speed inspection to determine if a mass air flow sensor replacement or idle air control valve replacement may be necessary.
First off, I’m sorry to hear about your husband. Our thoughts are with you. In regards to the timing belt issue on your Nissan Maxima, the mechanic is slightly correct. When the timing belt breaks inside the motor, it’s very common for other mechanical components to fail including the cam shaft, cylinder head hardware and other really expensive parts. The reason it’s a guess is because it’s impossible to know for certain when the belt broke and what damage has occurred without completely rebuilding the motor. The fact that the mechanic gave you that honest advice is a good indicator that they’re actually looking after your long term best interests; as most shady mechanics would charge you the $900.00, and wait for other damage to occur so they could continue to make money off that issue. Although I’m not there to inspect it myself, i’d tend to agree with the other mechanics opinion. If you end up buying a newer vehicle, make sure to have one of our professional mechanics complete a pre purchase inspection; which will allow us to complete a 150 point safety inspection to ensure you don’t buy a lemon.