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My timing belt broke and we retimed and replaced the belt. And it will crank and idle but when u put it in drive it won't go
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Changed alternator, Charged battery, still won’t start.
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I drive a 2012 Nissan Altima. I was driving uphill yesterday but I noticed a strange sound
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