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    02 WRX 5mt Possibly Jumped Timing

    Hello,
    I have a 2002 wrx 5mt, I was driving when I smelled some burning (belt) parked ASAP and looked and the a/c belt was broken in half so I pulled it out of the engine bay and let it sit all night. The next day I drove the car and began getting a flashing cel, scanned the cel codes and I have misfires on all 4 cylinders. Is it possible that when the a/c belt broke it wedged the timing belt causing it to jump timing?
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    It's possible but not probable. If you are concerned look at the timing marks. More than 3 teeth is a problem.

    I doubt it has jumped timing though; however if in doubt, look.
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    I wonder if the broken belt knocked loose the CAS instead frankly. Look for physical damage and suspect the timing belt only last after all else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    I wonder if the broken belt knocked loose the CAS instead frankly. Look for physical damage and suspect the timing belt only last after all else.
    Yeah I'm trying to do the timing belt as a last resort. I'll check the CAS thanks

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    I doubt it's jumped timing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    I doubt it's jumped timing.
    Yeah I'm hoping you're right. Did plugs, made sure the coil pack connectors were right, cleaned the maf...so just working my way through the list

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    Ok post back when you can; good luck!
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    02 WRX 5mt Possibly Jumped Timing

    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Ok post back when you can; good luck!
    Thanks, that's right below the alternator right?

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    Yes look for a harness clip.
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    is the car running properly after you reset the CEL? , or while the CEL is on? i think if it jump timing you will feel a big difference in the way the car runs.....,,,, just an observation, at the speed that belts are moving if it gets jammed in the timing belt train, it will be a lot of damage....

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    Quote Originally Posted by blusuby View Post
    is the car running properly after you reset the CEL? , or while the CEL is on? i think if it jump timing you will feel a big difference in the way the car runs.....,,,, just an observation, at the speed that belts are moving if it gets jammed in the timing belt train, it will be a lot of damage....
    It runs alright you can feel it misfiring but other than that

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