What are the symptoms of timing belt jumping a tooth or two?

Posted by high-psi-tsi, Feb 15, 2005
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  1. high-psi-tsi

    high-psi-tsi Proven Member

    Dec 30, 2004
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    Muncy, Pennsylvania
    Hey guys, I just did a timing belt/water pump job this weekend and the car has been running great. Sounds good, tons of power. However, when I idle for more than about 40 seconds I start to overheat, as soon as I drive again it goes back down to normal. Any chance that my belt jumping a tooth or two could cause me to run hot? It never did this before so I'm rather confused. Thanks.
  2. turbolover2

    turbolover2 Proven Member

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    Oct 5, 2002
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