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I cannot get the timing on my 2006 chevy aveo to stay

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I cannot get the timing on my 2006 chevy aveo to stay correctly timed after turning the crank shaft two revolutions.
JA: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: I do not know either.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I have tried setting it several times and it gets off each time I rotate the crank shaft.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I'm not sure.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.

HI,

Did you align the crank mark with the bottom mark on the rear timing cover(6 oclock position), align the cam marks so they face each other(3 and 9 oclock positions) and then align the coolant pump using the special tool?