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1986 chevy caprice classic: fine when moved two days ago

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1986 chevt caprice classic 305cc will not start. Ran fine when moved two days ago. Now will turn over but will not fire.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Ricardo Hohl replied 6 years ago.
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transman :

ok, is it carburated or fuel injected engine?

transman :

have you check for spark in at least 3 ignition wires to the plugs?,

transman :

do you have a test light, if you do turn the key to on and check for power at the distribuitor positive wire is ussually a pink or red wire going in to the distribuitor cap.

transman :

i am going to work , will be back on line in one hour.

Customer :

It is carburated, but I am at work also and will have to check for spark and power after 5 pm. Will let you know.

transman :

perfect i will talk to you then at 6.30 pm conecticut time.

transman :

thank you.