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I had redone my distributor because my timing was off. I

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I had redone my distributor because my timing was off. I forgot to plug the clip back in and went to fire the motor. Now it won't start, and I have no idea what the problem is? Maybe the body control?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

are you sure you have it in time?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

do you have a spark on the plug wires?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
sir timing is good I believe had compression on number one and harmonic was in place. Put everything back together but forgot that clip, tried starting it and it wouldn't but something popped in the cab and my dome light wouldn't go off
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Distributor was good and I re dropped it in, rotor was set plug wires are good
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

does it have a spark now?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Not sure right at the moment but I can check tomorrow
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

ok,,we need to know..

check to see if it has a spark on the plug wires and also the coil wire..

let me know,i will answer as soon as i am back on line

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok thanks
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 9 months ago.

if it has a spark,,let me know if it will fire with a prime[a little starting fluid or some fuel into the throttle body]

thanks