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83 eldorado wont start

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May 7, 2011, 10:40 PM

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i have a 1983 Cadillac Elorado 4.1 its got just over 100,00 miles. it been sitting for a couple of years and i had to change the cv joints. it started up i drove it to the gas station and had to fill up the tank cause it was left with only a couple of gallons of gas it died on me once at the gas station then mad it home now it wont start. it turns over and the timing is right up it keed backfiring out of the throttel body. does anyone have any ideas for me?

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May 8, 2011, 7:08 AM

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Check coil and coil wire, distributor cap, ignition module, etc


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May 8, 2011, 10:16 AM

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i already did that. i changed the cap and roter

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