99 escort zx2 keeps backfiring when trying to start

Asked by Feb 22, 2014 at 12:03 PM about the 1999 Ford Escort

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changed serpentine and timing belts, new plugs ,wires,gas filter ,

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Sounds like the valve timing wasn't set correctly when the timing belt was replaced. Double check that. HTH. -Jim

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