If i remove a spark plug wire it will start .but when i put the wire back on it shuts off and will not start unless i take the boot back off

Asked by Nov 14, 2016 at 03:36 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My truck wont start unless i take off a plug
wire boot .then it will start but when i put the
boot back on it shuts off.i have fuel and a
little spark.

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That is strange. Did you make sure the spark plug wires all go to the correct plugs?

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