my 1970 chevy will run then stop starting. When it does run the my volt meter gets very hot while testing voltage

Asked by Oct 04, 2016 at 02:24 PM about the 1970 Chevrolet Impala

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

battery and alternator check out ok. I have to jump start the car. it will run fine ,I
can turn it off and on a few times ,maybe even let it sit awhile and it will
start.Then comes the time when I get nothing,not even a click. all the while
testing the voltage of the battery my volt meter gets extremly hot, and shows no
reading.

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Its the distributor cap. Swap that out, and possible your spark plug cables and it should correct the issue. Best of luck!

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