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Old 10-25-2018, 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Gaz64 View Post
Hi David,


The mag pickup is faulty, or the shaft is not turning.
Gaz is correct. For your final test, with the distributor cap off, crank the engine and observe the rotor spinning around while you crank. Assuming the rotor was spinning, remove it and whack the magnetic pickup sharply a couple of times with the handle end of the screwdriver. Then put everything back together and see if she starts.
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