replaced distributor now cranks but wont start, could i have installed wrong?

Asked by Feb 18, 2017 at 06:00 PM about the 2000 Nissan Quest

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Probably installed wrong. #1 piston needs to be at TDC on the compression stroke. If it is not on the compression stroke the distributor will be 180° out. Once you have that, the distributor is installed so the rotor points to the #1 tower of the distributor cap.

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