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Car will turn over but won't start

Yesterday car worked fine, today it won't start. Replaced distributor cap and rotor this afternoon, no change. One spark plug fires, other three not so much. Battery is fine. Alternator replaced 6 months ago. Any thoughts on what could be issue.

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    car won't start engine won't turn over, replaced alternator, batter and spark plugs

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It sounds like you have a weak spark. take the spark plug that fires good and put it on each of the other three wires, if it still fires good then the problem is your plugs...energy not coming through them. if no change then swap the wire and plug that fire good together onto another position on the cap, if it fires good in another position then its the wires. if it still doesn't change and the cap and rotor are new, i'd look at the coil.

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Have you checked the timing belt?

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