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Re: intake manifold gasket
Make sure the #1 cylinder is at top dead center then make sure the rotor in the distributor is pointing at the # 1 spark plug wire on the distributor cap............if you have already done this you have the timing 180 degrees out and you need to point the rotor 1 half turn(exactly opposite the #1 spark plug wire on the distributor cap)
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Have you tried changing the distributor cap and rotor? These tend to get moisture build-up and cause a slight cross-fire, usually most noticeable at idle. They are also very common for intake manifold gasket leaks, but they usually start out as a coolant or oil leak at the corners of the manifold.
1) Emission control system not fuctioning properly.
2) Ignition timing is incorrect.
3) Faulty secondary ignition system; cracked spark plug insulator, faulty plug wires, distributor cap and/or rotor.
4)Fuel injection system malfunction.
5) Vacuum leak at fuel injectors, intake manifold or vacuum hose.
6) EGR stuck open all the time.
The distributor firing order on a v-6 is 1-6-5-4-3-2. Looking from the front of the engine with distributor cap in place the #2 distributor tower should be looking at #6 cylinder on engine. On a v-8 the firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2. Looking from the front of engine the #1 distributor tower should be looking at the #8 cylinder on engine. Both distributors turn in a clockwise rotation. Hope this will help you.