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DISTRIBUTOR TIMING ?

1983 Opel Kadett • FWD Manual • 200,000 miles

I broke down recently, my distributor wire disconnected. I proceeded to remove the distributor then refit it and reconnected the wire. Now my car does not start. And on top of that something completely discharged my battery. The car does not start when jump started either. I have made sure that the distributor mark lines up with one on the engine, and the distributor only fits in one way, that is gear in the center and small plastic pin next to it which fits one way into the engine. Any thoughts? Many thanks. The car is a Opel Kaddet 1983 model
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Djexct
February 17, 2011.



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