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Did you matchmark the distributor before you took it out, so that you put it back in exactly how it was?
hello and yes i did mark the rotor to the distributor and the distributor to the intake.
Have you pulled a plug wire to check for fire, if so, is there? Did you remove the plug wires from the distributor cap when doing the job?
yes i removed spark plug wires 1,3,5,&7 to get the cap out of the way. and going back together i made certain they were seated fully.
Ok, it sounds like you know what you are doing, but I want to check a couple of basics:
Next, you need to check to make sure that the wiring harness and connector to the CMP(cam position) sensor wasnt damaged- check for frayed or broke wiring, check for loose wires at connector.
If ok, check the cmp sensor itself:
If ok, I would recommend removing the distributor and re-installing, using the following method to ensure its correct:
I have seen them go out many, many times just from removing the distributor or from changing cap and rotor. They can be delicate at times, and setting the distributor down hard from shock. it doesnt take much.