Spark plug wire came off from distributer while.

Tiny
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  • 2000 CHRYSLER CIRRUS
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Spark plug wire came off from distributer while running. Stalled, replace wire back on. Wont start and no spark, why?
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 AT 1:57 AM

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Tiny
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Most likely has failed the distributor. Common failure for this type of system

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 AT 9:48 AM
Tiny
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Alrighty then, I will replace the distributer assembly. Thanks, I will advise you of progress
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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 AT 3:50 PM
Tiny
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That did it, but now the idle is high and it misfires on one cylinder. Never had any issues prior to that wire coming out. Can I drive it to my mechanic 25 miles away?
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Thursday, October 25th, 2012 AT 12:48 AM

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