Hot Smell

FROM RADIATORS TO THERMOSTATS TO HEATER CORES, IT GOES HERE.

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jamesk6
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Re: Hot Smell

Post by jamesk6 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:11 pm

started the engine up and it is missing..... no idea wat to do really

guess its something to do with the distributor. no other leaks

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Re: Hot Smell

Post by jamesk6 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:48 pm

the engine light is flashing also

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Re: Hot Smell

Post by LiftedAWDAstro » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:05 am

You'll want to make sure the distributor is installed correctly and make sure the wires go to the correct cylinder. #1 is driver side front, #2 is passenger side front etc. Check the plug wires first.
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