Replaced spark plugs now car won't start


Asked by Oct 20, 2018 at 05:09 PM about the 1968 Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced the spark plugs and now my car won't start. I checked and I do
have a spark. My battery is charged. I have fuel. I checked my fuse box, and I
did not blow a fuse. The spark plug gap is correct. I put them in one at a time
I know the order of the spark plugs is correct. What could be the issue?
I also replaced the carburetor but I have replaced other carburetors in the
past I'm sure it is connected correctly.

2 Answers


Check the point gap under the distributor cap.


Recheck the carb, do you see a little squirt of fuel when you open the throttle? If not then there’s is no fuel either getting to the carb or an internal problem with the carb.

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