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Truck will not crank-- just replaced distributor cap and rotor

The first problem I had afterward was the check engine light came on, reporting multiple misfires in the cylinders. After a while, it would kind of shake when I was driving it. Then, after work one evening, it wouldn't start. Like, the motor would try to turn over and all, but wouldn't actually crank. I believe that my battery and alternator are fine. My headlamps and radio and all will come on full-force --no dim lights or anything, and there appears to be no corrosion on the battery, so I don't think it's the battery or alternator. (I could be wrong.) My worry is that my plug wires were crossed when the distributor was reconnected. I am female and have worked on fords, but not chevies --still, my experience is limited. I have no one to help me in the small town where I have moved.

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I had the same engine code for my 2001 s10. it ended up being bad injectors. i found this out after i replaced cap,rotor,wires,coil, and plugs.

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Yes this can happen,my brother crossed some of his wires and it ran for awhile but very rough and then would fail to start after the computer started picking up so many codes it did not know what to do. Start by correcting the wires but if they are the original ones they should be replaced.

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If this did not start after Dist. work,I would rule this out. I would replace plug wires,distribter cap and roter.

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