Start problem HELP!!

Ned Ritchie Q at
Thu Dec 25 04:49:10 EST 2003

Check to see if the distributor is still rotating.  Hopefully the gear
on the back of the cam shaft didn't break off. 

-----Original Message-----
From: 200q20v-bounces at [mailto:200q20v-bounces at]
On Behalf Of Mihnea Cotet
Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 11:59 AM
To: JYDSK2 at; 200q20v at
Subject: Re: Start problem HELP!!

Ummm, maybe the dizzy has spun outside the setting tolerances???



At 14:56 24/12/2003 -0500, JYDSK2 at wrote:
>Just broke the distributor gear, replaced it with brass one, cranked
the car,
>started idled and revved up fine, walked around to open hood to check
>everything was bolted down....engine died. Has shown no signs of life 
>since. Checked
>coil. All fuses checked. I do believe to hear fuel pump hum after
cranking. I
>do not get spark from coil. What the #$% did I do or what the #$% did
>do in
>the 30 seconds of idling?
>Any and all suggestions are greatly and immensely appreciated.
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