What make a car misfire after changing timing belt?

I have a 2005dodge stratus that is misfiring after I change the timing belt

3 Answers

  • 7 years ago


    Or there was a weakness in one cylinder and the new stress from the timing belt revealed it.

    Car needs three things to not misfire




    start marking things off your list of possibilities. In my short experience changing the spark plugs is usually a good place to start :)

    Also take your car to auto zone and have em do the free diagnostics test computer thing

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    It is possible that one of the camshaft pulleys moved when you were replacing the belt. If a pulley moves by even one tooth then the car can run badly or not at all.

  • 7 years ago

    Timing has moved while you were replacing the belt. Did you replace the chain tensioner(s) and guides (if needed).

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