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Engine runs rough

Washed the engine now the engine runs rough wont stay on . Replaced cap , rotor , & coil still runs rough .

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Unplug ur main wires an make sure there dry

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

  • Christopher botelho Dec 18, 2013

    never wash a engine lol i did the same exact thing and i was stupid fopr it but my car ran rough after to and it was from me getting water in the distibuator cap and on the battery terminals

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SOURCE: 1991 geo storm stalling at idle

maybe try replaceing the ingnition modual. that part can do a lot of weird things to these cars. its located inside the distributor cap, really easy to do. about $40 and 10 mins or less. sometimes as they start to fail they do odd things sometimes but not always

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: running rough,doing bad on gas mileage.

Check your timing with a timing light. Sounds like it is off a little.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 Geo Prism wont start

check all fuses real good with test ligh..i mean alll fuses.... next sounds like ignition switch might be bad... not supplying voltage to coil in crank position..but when let off cranking it returns back to run position it momentarily causes spark

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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if you have good coils and no spark are the wires ohming out to at least 28,000 ohms per foot?

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

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SOURCE: 1993 Geo Tracker 1.6L was

You will need to have a service manual.
Basically what you need to do is make sure the number one cylinder is at top dead center on the compression stroke and the valves for the number one cylinder are both closed. You will need to have the timing sprocket at the cam shaft exposed. It will have timing marks which need to be aligned. This is where the manual will come in handy.

Be very careful in moving the crankshaft with the timing belt removed or mis-adjusted. Very very very few engines have clearance between the valves and pistons. If you use the starter to move the crankshaft with the timing sufficiently off, you will bend / break either a valve or piston.

Best of luck, Jim

Posted on Mar 05, 2011

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