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1989 ASTRO VAN WON'T FIRE ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE

CHANGED SPARK PLUGS, DISTRIBUTOR CAP, ROTOR, COIL, FUSE

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  • ddjarvis Nov 30, 2008

    No we did not do a compression test, he said the motor is fine. 6cyl. It's missing now when it starts and runs. Also, it will quit running. It started off stalling once in awhile when damp and wet outside. Then it would be hard to restart, did this twice. One day was warming it up and quit would not start up could smell fuel. When he want to check it out the distribut cap had moisture in it. So that is when he changed everything. Still problems. Like I said the plugs will not fire on the left hand side know.

  • good wrench May 11, 2010

    What motor is it and did you do a compression test

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So all the plugs on that side doesn't get spark.Doesn't sound right the ignition system doesn't separate sides.The problem might be something else.It could be anything from a bad injector to a bad map sensor to a vacume leak.Not sure where to go next except to start at the basics,check fuel pressure compression and timing.to start and see what thay are.I hope this helps as it is hard to remote diag a problem.Let me know of any findings if you can't get it fixed.Please give a rating if you can Thanks

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