Why are my 1989 Buick lasabre limited turning over fast and backfiring

Asked by Jul 21, 2015 at 01:41 PM

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Run a compression test. Sounds like it's jumped timing. If all cylinders test low or zero, that's what it is. HTH. -Jim

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