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Will not start. Have replaced distributer and starter module

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If you have a manual transmission check the rubber gromets on the top of your clutch pedal. If they are dry-rotted or missing your vehicle will not start.

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Try spraying some starter fluid in carb and see if it starts. If it does it's not getting any fuel. could be fuel filter, pump relay, or pump

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