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SurfCat
08-16-2001, 03:33 PM
i just put in a new alternator and now my van is running really rough. not being a mechanic, i'm wondering, whats up with that? did putting a new alternator in mess up the timing? i dunno?
SurfCat

tonye66
08-16-2001, 05:47 PM
Did you tighten the belt enough? That may be your problem.

Tony

Tnicean
08-17-2001, 04:38 PM
Check to see if you knocked off any vacuum lines when you put the alternator on.

SurfCat
08-20-2001, 04:13 PM
no vacuum lines loose, and yes the belt is tight. *scratching head*
SurfCat

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Vanner68
08-21-2001, 09:05 PM
Six or V8? on the six, you may have bumped the distributor, changing the timing. On either, check for loose plug wires or a broken spark plug being held together by the boot.

SurfCat
08-22-2001, 10:17 AM
its a six. thanks, i'll check for that.
SurfCat

TurboVan
08-26-2001, 11:08 PM
Let me know if you're still having trouble, we could meet again for lunch. --- TV

SurfCat
09-04-2001, 09:11 AM
yeah Turbo,
that would be great. may be this friday if thats ok with you? lemme know.
thanks for the offer,
SurfCat