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When timming a 2.4l do you need to be on the compression

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when timming a 2.4l do you need to be on the compression side or does it matter
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Customer: motor is back fireing out the carbberator
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is the year make and model of this?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
2000 alaro
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 9 months ago.

when the crank shaft marks are lined up, this determines the position of number 1 cylinder, the camshaft marks determine if it is at tdc #1 compression stroke or exhaust stroke, below is the diagram for alignng these marks, is this the way you lined them up?

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