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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-15-2017, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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Shifted to Reverse, Died , Only Spins Over 2005 2.2

2005 Cobalt 2.2 w/auto in base model, (178k on motor) while driving I stopped on side street & put in reverse to back up and engine died.
Only spun over, towed it in.

Tried a small spray of quick start, to try to fire it up, no start.

What is the easiest way to check the timing?

Can I check the timing without taking it all apart?

Thanks, Tim
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Does it spin faster than usual? If chain breaks then it doesn't turn the cams so it spins faster. Or you can just take the cover off

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