distributor removed and reinstalled cannot start

Asked by Dec 29, 2010 at 05:05 PM about the 1991 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SLX Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Did you forget to mark what position it was originally installed in? Or maybe put the spark plugs back on in the wrong order? The only thing I can think of if you did both of those is to turn the engine to TDC then set the distributor to fire the #1 cylinder and make sure it stays there when you're re-installing it.

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