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1989 Toyota truck 22r engine will not start after head gasket replacement?


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June 07, 2007 1:10AM

Did you remove the upper timing chain gear when you removed head? You may not have lined the marks back up properly. If not, turn your engine to TDC on the #1 cylinder and reinstall your distributor with the cap off and the rotor pointed at this plug wire. If you do this and still no fire, remove the distributor and turn it 180 degrees, you may have put it at TDC on the wrong stroke.