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Wires mixed up where plug fits onto distributor (cut off)

Car wont start - no spark on distributor - have replaced with 2nd hand one - still problem persists

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  • Pierre le Clus Oct 30, 2012

    Nissan Skyline 2.0GLSi 1994 RB20E motor (New era 6 cyl) (South Afrca)The wiring harness that plugs into the distributor (4 wires) was damaged & plug cut off & thrown away . The wires were then plugged in idividualy (lugs) into distributor. I think the wires are mixed up. Anybody know where I may source a wiring diagram?



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Ok if wire you mixed up where and tell where wire you mixed come from.,

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