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the dme plugs were it! (archive)

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Posted by frank on August 03, 2000 at 20:11:08:

In Reply to: Re: i need help(wont start) posted by Angus on August 02, 2000 at 19:37:01:

I dont know if anyone can help me without seeing whats going on but hers the problem-
yesterday i installed a clutch, plug wires, the oil senders in the oil filter housing, new gaskets, motor mounts, and i also had my intake and valve cover polished. now that every thing is put back together it WONT START. she just goes vvrenerererererre......
any help is very much appreciated

check the DME plugs in the clutch bell housing if you just did the clutch you had to remove them, if they are not installed back in the right holes the car will not start(plugs must not be mixed up).speed sensor goes in upper hole(D) ,reference mark sensor goes in lower hole(B)
reference mark sensor has a ring on it where the wires go into the side (at the joint of the round wire's and the square portion of the sensor),speed sensor does not

I flipped them around and it started right up!
i am forever in your debt
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