TIMING ISSUE

  • Tiny
  • leericky
  • 2000 GMC Safari
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 22,226 miles

If the timing is set back in a gmc safari with 222, 76 miles and a vortec motor, will the motor die soon?

Saturday, December 18th, 2010 AT 2:22 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 29,842 posts

Incorrect ignition timing will result in poor performance and poor economy, if the engine is pinging on acceleration you do run the risk of burning a piston but this is long term.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 AT 2:15 AM

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