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Why after it did the tune up on my buick rendezbouz it starter misin up

Did a tun up and started missing up and it was not like that before

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A tune up consists of changing distributor cap and rotor, wires and spark plugs. I would check to make sure the wires were replaced properly in the correct sequence and were tightly connected to the spark plugs and distributor cap. Next, if they are are tight, I would make sure wires are not touching anything that could ground them out. Looking at them at night with the lights out sometimes reveals a stray spark grounding out on the engine. Besides making sure you seated the rotor into the cap, I would finally check each plug for the proper gag...they don't come pre-gapped anymore. Hope this helps.

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