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Old 09-30-2012, 05:38 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Borski View Post
Cranked the engine with everything back together, and then checked the cylinders and spark plugs were covered in fuel.
This is indicative of a lack of ignition spark or weak spark. An in line spark testing tool is about $7.
Does the engine attempt to "catch" at all during a start? Backfire or cough?

Is this motor belt driven overhead cam, btw? More details on this specific engine please. I believe they used a SOHC or DOHC engine depending on year.
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