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We changed the intake gasket and now the Jimmy won't fire,

It ran before we changed the gasket it was just over heating, we also put a new coil on it.

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  • cheeta57 Dec 28, 2008

    I changed the intake gasket and in the process had to unhook everything on the top of engine including taking out the distributor and after putting everything back im not getting any spark. I replaced the coil but still nothing i know it has to be something i did in the process of unhooking and rehooking everything up. I just cant figure it out.I checked for spark by taking off the coil wire and putting a screwdriver in it on motor to look for spark but there is none.I know the distributor got turned while it was out of the jimmy but how do I go about setting it back in and setting the time the right way?

  • cheeta57 Dec 28, 2008

    already set it like that still not working

  • cheeta57 Mar 03, 2009

    Thanks for the help I finally got it fixed, There was something unplugged during the process , but when it was started it still ran hot so I had to replace the therostat and now it runs great! THANKS all.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Year, engine?

  • glenn chambers May 11, 2010

    are we talking head gasket or inlet manifold gasket?

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Get #1cylinder up to TDC (at timing marks on pulley) on compression stroke, and your distributor rotor should be pointing at the plug wire tab on cap for #1 .

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Dec 28, 2008

    Camshaft position sensor, or crankshaft position sensor didn't get damaged or moved during recent work did they?

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