With a charged battery and the clutch pushed in ,nothing happens when i try to start. This happened after changing the valve covers. Could i have accidentally unplugged something?

Asked by Nov 26, 2014 at 06:00 PM about the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Was running great, I  replaced the valve covers and noticed a couple bare wires near the distributor unplugged but they look like they have been for a while. when I get in an turn the key nothing happens, no dome light ,head lights, no dash lights. Totally dead now, checked fuse panel all ok . could the clutch have anything to do with it ?

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I know it sounds simple,but MAKE SURE you have a good battery connection.had simaler thing here and it was bad reproduction battery clamps, changed them over no more problems. Good luck

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