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K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  ASE Certified Technician, Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade
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My name is ***** *****. I have 2000 chevy express van. It

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My name is ***** *****. I have 2000 chevy express van. It started at first cranking but not starting so had distributer, plugs and wires put on . now it runs rough and misfires .
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: When idling it feels like van is going to shake apart
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, there could be a few things causing this. I'm assuming the check engine light is on, have you had the diagnostic codes pulled?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the engine lite is on taking to get put on machine on monday
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** you describe it sounds like either the shop has the firing order wrong or the ignition timing is not adjusted properly. Setting the timing properly on this model can be tedious and if it's off will cause it to run terribly. If you'd like the firing order and timing info let me know.

Also feel free to reply back monday with the codes.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok think I could get fire order info
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.

Sure thing, which engine do you have?