Timing problems

Asked by May 11, 2019 at 02:03 PM about the 1980 Chevrolet Camaro

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 80 z28 just did motor work to it . When I
try to start it it just turns a shoots flames out of the
carb but won't start . What will make it do this ????

1 Answer


Sounds like the timing chain may not have been installed correctly. Do a compression test and check for #1 cylinder at TDC (Top Dead Center) with the timing marks lined up to 0.

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