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How do you set ignition timing on a Chevy C1500 4.3 ?

I believe there should be some wires that need to be disconnected and I need to know where they are and what to disconnect. I also need to know what the timing should be set at after these wires are disconnected. Should the battery be disconnected after timing is set to get the computer to readjust ?

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  • fast69cam Feb 18, 2009

    This is on a 4.3 engine

  • dicklm Mar 06, 2009

    timing flcuates

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SOURCE: timing on a 350 chey engine

take out number 1 spark plug and put your finger as to block the hole ,have a friend bump the starter till you feel air rush out real fast / called the compression stroke when it does stop and look down the top center for timing marks on the pulley and line them up on the timing cover then place the distributor in place as so the rotor is pointing at the #1 piston location, basically the dr. front corner and start there, timing order is 1..8..4..3..6..5..7..2.. now if you get all these in right 1..3..5..7 are on the drivers side front to back and 2..4..6..8 on the passengers bank front to back and the distributor turns clockwise .good luck hope this helps you.

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SOURCE: How do I change the ignition switch in my C1500

you will need a special tool to compress the steering colum lock ring to remove the lock ring clip to the ring and to install it afterwards. Let me know if you have this and i will help you further.

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SOURCE: Key stuck in ignition can't remove key.

I have worked on several vehicles with this same problem and each one was a relatively simple repair with no parts involved, first off the shift interlock has nothing to do with it and will not prevent your vehicle from going into park, it is designed to work ONLY when coming out of park. The problem your having depends on the type of shifter handle your vehicle has, if the release lever is on the bottom and you have to push up with your fingers to release it, then the problem is...there is a rubber type cover that surrounds the release button, after time it becomes distorted and bunches up preventing the shifter from fully engaging in the park position (even though it appears the vehicle is going into park)if your careful you can work the rubber cover out and your problem is fixed. If your shifter button is on the side and pressed with your thumb the cable needs to be adjusted, this cables only purpose is to prevent key removal except when in park and is easily adjusted, with the center council removed, if you look at the front of the shifter base you will see 2 cables that snap into the shifter frame, the larger one is the gear selector cable, the smaller one runs up to the steering column and operates the mechanism that prevents key removal, where the cable snaps into the shifter frame is where the adjustment is done and is identical to a kick-down cable used on older vehicles with automatic transmissions, right where it snaps into the frame there will be a button you can press down releasing a spring loaded adjustment arm, make sure you first mark the arm for reference then press down the button and adjust it a little either way until it functions properly, hope this helps and good luck    

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YES YOU CAN FIT A ISOLATOR SWITCH ALSO IF THE DOORS HAVE A LOCK BUTTON ON THEM THEN YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO LOCK

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SOURCE: The toyota Cmry engine won't stop unless battery is disconnected.

i have the same problem with my corolla 2002 I turn off the keys and put it out and the engine still running, I uplug the EFI fuse and the engine stop, I guess I need to replace the ignition.. or i'm wrong???

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