so where should i set my timing so it doesnt make my exaust manifolds glow red?lds glow red?

Asked by Mar 23, 2013 at 03:08 PM about the 1994 GMC Suburban K1500 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is the header glowing or the catalytic converter? The distributor has a plug on the firewall that when its disconnected it will disable the electronic timing control in the distributor. It's a brown plug that is specifically designed to be unpluged so you can set the timing to 0 with a timing light then plug it back in and the computer will do the rest.

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Set the timing as John said. But it sounds like you have other issues going on. Such as overheating or a restricted exhaust system. Possibly a clogged catalytic converter. Any drivability problems? Lack of power, etc.? -Jim

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