1986 dodge pick up 5.9 wont start i put new distributor set the timing, new coil, new resistor, new cap and rotor gaped pick up coils still no start.. only a loud back fire when i turn the key off from trying to start it.. who can help me.......?

Asked by Nov 14, 2012 at 08:23 PM about the 1986 Dodge Ram 50 Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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sounds like it's not firing on #1 cylinder on the compression stroke. have to be off by at least 1 tooth on distributor. have you tried turning the distributor almost all the way to one side or the other to start it. even if it's off a tooth should start this way.

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i did but still dosent start i replaced the ingnition control module no more back fire but when i try to start the carb spits out flames.... any suggestions...

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