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Won't start after intake gasket replacement

Just put it back together after replacing intake manifold gasket. Won't start, seems to fire intermittent but won't stay. Replaced all plugs and wires at the same time.


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  • g_ahlgren Jan 27, 2009

    thanks for your help. It was the plug wires. The numbers cast into the intake are wrong. As if the intake should be rotated 180 degrees.
    Thanks again.


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Ase mechanic here. this has happened to me too, try checking your wiring again, it is very easy to mix up the back three cylinders. and on the coil remember number six is the middle coil. from left to right its 523614

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