89 Ford bronco ii xlt won't start

Asked by Jan 02, 2017 at 07:29 PM about the 1989 Ford Bronco II XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 89 Ford bronco ii with a 2.9 l
v6 I had a blown head gasket so I
changed out the gaskets I did
everything by the book I bought a
Chilton's manual so I knew I wouldn't
screw it up I followed all the tourqe
specs and procedures but now it won't
start at first I thought it was timing but
I have tdced the engine and made sure
that the distributor was pointing at
spark one it seems that I am getting
spark and fuel I found a fuel leak that I
repaired on the inlet for the fuel rail
but still no luck getting it to run please
help

1 Answer

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A number of things could cause this, valves too tight so low compression, spark shutting down during cranking, low spark output at the plugs, no injector power or trigger signal, also recheck the wiring connections, it only takes one missed one to foul things up.

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