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post #1 of 2 Old 01-27-2013, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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'87 Shelby Lancer ...no start

Why did I have to try and start this car in subfreezing temps? and after a little inspection I found an ice formation on the right motor mount. Water must have dripped to the crank sprocket area and froze also. After a battery of tests to confirm spark and fuel...thanks NAJ for the tips you provide, I found that the engine isn't timed correctly and the timing belt must have skipped thanks to the ice formation. Long story short looks like I will be spending some time in the near/warm future correcting the timing belt so the Shelby can breathe again!
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Re: '87 Shelby Lancer ...no start

PM sent with TSB #09-07-86
Timing Belt Skips Due To Snow Intrusion Into Timing Cover

Cam Timing and Belt Tension 84-95 2.2/2.5L
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