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So while changing brake pads on a 04 Grand Caravan I decided to bleed the brakes I started with the LH drivers side wheel and as soon as I cranked the engine it was hard to start, it then began to shake as if a motor mount was loose, the exhaust would come out of the tailpipe in pulses instead of in a steady stream all symptoms of a misfire.

Could starting the engine while in was raised on a jack stand have hurt anything? The oil is within normal limits I suspect the timing may have jumped since the van was leaning to the side, is this even possible?

Now the van wont start it only cranks and if it starts it will shut off in 1 or 2 seconds. I would appreciate any help this is my first time posting thanks in advance.
 

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Starting on the stands should not effect anything... I would check the wiring harness that runs along the intake and see if it is melted. It is a pretty common problem and causes problems that start from nowhere.
 
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