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1991 Geo Metro will not start.

I have recently replaced the spark plugs and plug wires and when I try to start the car, it will not crank. Underneath the air filter pan, it will backfire and sometimes smoke will appear. Before I replaced the S.P. and wires, it would start fine. I put the old plugs back in and even put the old wires back on and it will not start.

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Probly jumped timeing

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