98 tahoe 5.7 liter was running fine till I changed intake gasket now it was to fire only when the keys springs back

Asked by Oct 22, 2016 at 01:39 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Timing is way off . You are getting post ignition fire. Make sure your ditributir is at top dead center on compression stroke . Firing order is 18436572 clockwise . Rotor button should be directly pointing at the number 1 cyl (RT front as you are looking at it ) on compression stroke . Good luck

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