MY BRONCO WOUNT START

  • Tiny
  • truckdrivendaddy
  • 1991 Ford Bronco
  • 86,000 miles

Ok I got a 91 ford bronco 5.8L v8 I replaced the distributor ignition mod. And new plugs and wires new coil and I have spark from the coil bit not from the distribbutor and I think the motor is not at top dead center on the no 1 cylinder. How can I fix it and get it back in timeing. And fix the spark issues

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 4:15 AM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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So you changed distributors?

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 4:22 AM
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Yes I did

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 4:35 AM
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Also replaced cap and rotor too

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 4:35 AM
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So when it's on TDC is distributor rotor pointing a #1 spark plug wire?

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 4:51 AM
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Im not sure how to tell if the motor is tdc

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 5:02 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Crankshaft balancer has mark and front chain cover has gauge plate and you can feel piston thru spark plug hole with wire/hanger.

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 5:20 AM
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Ok will check it in the am and get back to you

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 5:25 AM
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Ok got the motor tdc and the rotor on the no 1 plug wire but still not firing any ideas? I got spark from the coil to the distributor.

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 3:44 PM
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HAVE IGNITION MODULE TESTED

SEE MY ANSWER ON "February 17, 2011" (ABOUT 3/4 OF THE WAY DOWN THE THREAD), LOOK AT #4----AT THIS POST

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1984-jeep-cherokee-cj7

THE MEDIC

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 10:48 PM
  • Tiny
  • truckdrivendaddy
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Ok is there a home test for the modulator bec there is no place here in spencer ia that can test them. And was also told that the pick up in side the distributor could have gone bad any thoughts on this?

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Thursday, May 17th, 2012 AT 1:18 AM

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