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Ignition timing i removed the distrubator shaft from my 1996 gmc pickup. i have put it in place a 1000 times ,but it will not run. i need to find the correct procedure for installing the distrubator

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Put a mark on the timing notch on the harmonic balancer, ( the large puuuley at the bottom of the engine that connects to the crank shaft ). remove your # 1 spark plug and put a long screw driver in the cylinder, turn the engine over by hand until the timing mark is at the correct timing mark and the # 1 cylinder is at top dead center ( at the top ). then set the distributor back in the engine wth the rotor pointing to the # 1 cylinder this will bring you very close to where you need to be. you may end up being a tooth out or you may be able to finish pinpointing the timing with a timing lite by just turning the distributor.

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