if the car is backfiring while trying to start what is the problem?

Asked by Dec 21, 2015 at 03:19 PM about the 1991 Buick Park Avenue FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will not start, but backfires while turning it over. Where should I start looking for the problem? could this be that the vehicle jumped time?

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The ignition timing may be way off.

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