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Hey guys I was clearing some room to get some work done on my 95 f150 302 and i took out what i think was a sensor but I was sure to put it back in nice and tight but now my truck won't start, it whines and whines but just won't roll over and get started.
also i had the spark plug wires unhooked from the distrubutor and the distrubutor out but all that went back in without a hitch and i marked the wires to make sure they went back in the right places, all i could think of is something must have went wrong with what appeared to be a sensor...
When you had the distributor out did you put it back in time, or just stick it in? If it didn't get installed in time it will never start...
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First remove the distributor again, and then remove #1 spark plug(passenger side front) and with a breaker bar on the crank bolt showly rotate the engine until you feel air being pushed out of the spark plug hole. Now get a piece of wire like a coat hanger and insert it in the plug hole and slowly rotate the the crank while feeling for the piston with the wire, and when it reaches the top of it's stroke stop and remove the wire. Replace the spark plug and insert the distributor so that the rotor in the distributor points at the #1 post on the distributor cap when it's fully seated. Now put all the wires back on in the correct firing order and try to start the motor, you may have to rotate the distributor clockwise a bit to get it to fire, but once it does fire you're going to have to set the base timing so you'll need a timing light. Connect the light to the battery and #1 plug wire, remove the spout plug on the TFI wiring harness, and aim the light at the crank pulley. Then rotate the distributor until the crank pointer is at 10 degrees BTDC, tighten down the distributor and re-insert the spout plug.
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