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My truck will turn over but will not fire up.

I am thinking the distributor cap but I am not sure how to pin point that

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  • nissanman806 Dec 20, 2008

    This just happened all of the sudden. I went out there to start if and it never would fire. The battery is strong and it is getting fuel. But I havent tried to check for a spark. If I am getting one on not what will that narrow it down to.

  • nissanman806 Dec 20, 2008

    Okay I will try that. I will get back with you.

    Thank You

  • Angelo Attard
    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    have u got spark and how do this all start

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If u have no spark it could be the distrubtor module or coil if u have a mate with the same truck try swapping coil

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You should take the distributor cap off and take a nail file the ark points on the inside of cap and on the rotor put it back on and try to start it up if it works i would get a new cap and rotor,if not try to take a test light and check if the coil is getting power

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  • david bridges Dec 20, 2008

    the cap and rotor get a white glaze where the power goes to if you scratch that off and put it back together and try to start it and it works you should probally replace plugs,wires,cap,rotor just to be safe

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