why does my car have a bad idle/ wont accelerate

Asked by Nov 22, 2015 at 02:53 PM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer O-Z Rally

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my broke down about 4 months ago due to a timing belt slipping so i had the
top end done because i bent some valves so i got that all done put a new
timing belt on and but it back together but now itll struggle to start and once it
does run it is rough and back fires and struggles to get going what is causing
this problem

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19,235

check plug wires/plugs/fuel filter/pressure...

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
34,805

Check engine ignition timing, compression and I wonder if the mechanic installed the timing belt one tooth off.

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16,810

The timing marks were not lined up correctly just a tooth off installing the belt can cause your problem.

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58,505

I agree,timing issue.

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