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I have a turbo coupe I just recently purchased. It has one dead cylinder. The compression is a steady 150 lbs. in each cylinder.When I unplug the "dead cylinder", nothing happens. When I unplug one of the others, the idle drops severely. I tried switching the plug and wire in the #3 (the dead one) with the #1, and the #3 was still dead. what can cause this? and if it'd the pip, then do I have to press the distributor gear off and back on?

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You have no fuel to that cylinder. Check for power to the fuel objectors and replace if needed.

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