My car starts but back fires


Asked by Dec 15, 2014 at 04:15 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi I was driving down the road when I stopped at the robot my car cut out I battled for a
while to get it started and drove home with the jerking I have fitted new plugs the cam belt
is new only 20.000 km but if I advance the distributor 30 degrees the car starts the car is
at a workshop and they are puzzled they can't get it started they put another cam belt in
and now if they retard the timing the car starts but backfires please help

2 Answers


What car, engine, year?


Sometimes it could be the exhaust,try to remove the sensors on the exhaust...air is not coming out behind so its going back to the engine"chocking"..

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