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Engine Will Not Start!

I tried putting a new thermostat in today, failed. A friend had told me the wrong location of it and by the time i put the top radiator hose back on it had gotten too dark. I put it back on just fine and started the car. THe car was obviously not firing all cylinders and stalled. I got out and opened the hood, to find that a spark plug wire had fallen off the distributor. I put it back on, closed the hood almost positive that this would have solved my obviously simple problem. I tried starting the car, it turns over but will not start the engine. Please help! I have checked every fuse and all wires and sparks. I have no idea how this could have happened... and do not want to pay for a tow. Any help would be highly appreciated... thank you!

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  • nsaman77 Jan 28, 2009

    Thank you. I live in western new york so it is about 5 below 0 outside right now... i will try it in the morning. Thank you for the advice!

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Make sure all connector around where you disconnected the wrong hose if some prestone whent on the distributor cap you may have damp distributor cap remove the cap clean towel remove dampness reinstall and start good luck pierre

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  • pierre laplante Jan 28, 2009

    so if its that can you rate me a fixya its good for my rating thanks hope it work if not ask me i help you thanks pierre

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