I replaced the rotor Cap wires and plugs got fuel and spark won't fire

Asked by Feb 14, 2017 at 02:36 PM about the 1992 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr STD 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

92 Jeep Cherokee I replaced the
wires the plugs the distributor cap
and rotor I have spark and I have
fuel but it won't start what do I do

4 Answers


Adjust the timing.


check if the wires are correctly installed

The wires are per the diagram. How do I adjust the timing?


You need a timing light to do that. To get it started, mark where your distributor currently is so you can put it back if needed. Rotate clockwise all the way until it bottoms out, then back off ~ 1/4 turn, then see if it starts. If it does, drive it. If the motor pings or has no power, adjust and drive again.

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