Retard

Asked by Jul 22, 2016 at 04:53 AM about the 1985 Pontiac Firebird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have Pontiac firebird and its retard
what can I do?

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If you're talking about the ignition timing you can adjust it by moving the distributor BUT if it's more than a few degrees off, you haven't tried adjusting it recently, it's a high mileage engine, you're experiencing late transmission shifts, and it's running hot (possibly boiling over when you shut it off) the timing chain has jumped. You'll have to replace the timing chain and sprockets. HTH. -Jim

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