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Dies on me already replaced spark plugs and wires and computer and spark plug distributer box,oxi sensor.it starts right back up but cant find problem

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If the wires have been pulled from the distributer, then, then, remove the rotor cap, turn the engine over slowly until the rotor is pointing to the number 1 plug. Using the firing order on the intake manifold, starting with number 1, replace the wires going clockwise around the distributer.

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