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The engine camshaft has to turn at precisely half the crankshaft speed.

There’s not much that goes wrong with the timing cover itself.

Ignition timing refers to the ignition system that allows the spark plug to fire, or ignite, a few degrees before the piston reaches top dead center (TDC) on its compression stroke.

The automatic timing advance unit plays a key part in keeping the engine running smoothly and in time with all the components on an engine.

Ignition distributors are used in gasoline engines to provide a properly timed, high voltage to the spark plugs.

A timing cover protects parts such as the timing belt, timing chain, and gears inside of your vehicle.

The timing gears work with the timing belt and chains in the engine to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly.

Automatic timing advance units are a component commonly found on many vehicles equipped with carburetors, as well as vehicles equipped with diesel engines.

The automatic timing advance unit is a component in vehicles with diesel engines.

In the early to mid-1960's, American automotive giants Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors ruled the streets and drag strips across the land.

The purpose of timing gears is to allow the camshaft and crankshaft to turn the timing chain.

When your vehicle stops running all of the sudden, it is commonly due to a broken timing belt or timing chain.

Since the inception of the internal combustion engine, one constant has remained – they all have a timing chain or timing belt.