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I replaced the rotor an distrubtor cap changed an the guy took the hole distrubtor out and now it want start

What do i do now?

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If the plugs are getting spark, you just need to reset the timing. Line up the marks on the crank pulley and put the rotor at the number one plug wire. It will either be correct or 180 degrees off.
Once the engine is running you will need to use a timing light to set the timing to spec.

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the fuel filter is either blocked or installed in the wrong direction.the rotor and distributor cap are fine. swop the fuel filter around and try again.

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SOURCE: 88 Camry was driving fine then nothing

test alternator next good luck

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SOURCE: car wont start good batt, took dizzy off rotor not turning when starting car

the rotor is diven off the cam by a gear, if the gear comes off or shears teeth, then it will not turn..

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SOURCE: replaced rotor and distributor cap and truck was

sounds like you have the plug wires on the cap mixed up. reccomend recheck the order and make sure they are in the right order

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SOURCE: Cranks but no start. Took a plug out and grounded

do you have a resistance tester for open closed circuits? testing the omhs resistance is the only way! or purchase a new one and go fom there!

Closed circuit normally means it's ok as an open circuit means there is a problem....

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