What does a air bypass valve does if it goes bad?

Tiny
FARLOUGH
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  • 1991 TOYOTA CRESSIDA
  • 211,000 MILES
The car not starting we change the spark plugs and wires distrubutor and cap and I dont know if the timing is off.
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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 5:01 PM

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Tiny
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What happened to make you change parts? Do you have spark and fuel pressure?
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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 6:15 PM
Tiny
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On a twin cam engine should the exhaust cam alternate before the firing cam? And we took out the distributor to change a blown gasket and I think we threw the timing off if the timing is off will the car still crank up and come on?
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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 6:49 PM
Tiny
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What gasket blew? Did you mess with timing belt?
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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 7:12 PM
Tiny
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No we did not mess with the belt I think it was a exhaust gasket could u put the distrubutor back in wrong and it would stop the car from coming on and throwing off the timing
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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 7:19 PM
Tiny
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Yes it could. But usually it backfires/kicks back when this happens.
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Saturday, April 28th, 2012 AT 1:44 AM

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