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it depends on how far it is off . sometimes it requires removing and repositioning the distributor. if it is not much you may loosen the bolt that holds the distributor down and adjust the distributor left or right in order to advance or retard the timing. you will also need a timing light and a grease pencil preferably white in order to mark the timing scale on the flywheel pulley with the right degree for your car. usually two people are better than one since the vehicle will have to be running and always be careful leaning over a running motor not to catah your clothing or body parts (be carefull).

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Q: If the timing is off on a 1990 Mercury Topaz How Do you fix it?
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