my 91 chevy caprice classic 5.0....wont start

Asked by Apr 23, 2013 at 10:34 PM about the 1991 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 91 chevy caprice classic 5.0... wont start.its getting fuel,spark, it been rebulid plus ,new
distri cap,igni module,timing chain,cam timing gear,igni coil, rotor button,..timing marks
aligned....its backfires in the intake,smokes from tbi.help its driving me insane.

5 Answers

36,275

Sounds like your wires are criss crossed, or your distributor is not in the correct spot. The distributor can be 180 degrees backward and still show cylinder one is fitting at top dead center and that would cause serious backfiring through the intake on every cylinder. Would you like me to explain how, not everybody who asks questions on here follow back after the question gets an answer on itand not explaining it for nothing.

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
36,275

Firing not fitting

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Distri was quarter turn to much.great conclusion

36,275

Glad you got it fixed

50

I have a 94 caprice classic that cuts off after it gets hot but will start back up after it has sit awhile. I've change the ignition module,fuel injection sensor, water pump and spark plugs but it seems like its gotten worse.

5 of 5 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Caprice

Looking for a Used Caprice in your area?

CarGurus has 141 nationwide Caprice listings starting at $6,995.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Caprice Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    520
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    270
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
371 Great Deals out of 31,503 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Crown Victoria
4 Great Deals out of 834 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Mustang
342 Great Deals out of 41,799 listings starting at $1,488
Used Buick Regal
134 Great Deals out of 5,098 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Corvette
113 Great Deals out of 16,308 listings starting at $3,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.