I CHANGED TIMING BELT AND WATER PUMP AFTER PUMP FAILED

  • Tiny
  • car killer
  • 1995 Toyota Camry
  • 23,500 miles

Started car and timing was off. Distributor area started smoking. Timed and won't start. I didn't run car hot and have never had any problems starting in the year I've owned it. I'm thinking the cap and rotor are bad. What else could it be. Engine spins great.

Monday, February 13th, 2012 AT 6:53 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
  • Member

So you replaced timing belt and car wont start? Better re-check timing settings. Did you do a compression test?

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Monday, February 13th, 2012 AT 7:33 PM
  • Tiny
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Compression test showed uneven compression across four cylinders. What would cause smoke at distributor cap.

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Monday, February 13th, 2012 AT 8:20 PM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Compression getting into crankcase exiting thru oil passages. Unless smoke smells like burnt electrics?

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Monday, February 13th, 2012 AT 10:58 PM

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