1998 Chevy truck 5.7 Vortec engine won't run unless I take #3 plug wire off engine dies when it is put back on have checked everything including blinker fluid

  • What have you checked specifically? – MooseLucifer Sep 5 '17 at 20:00
  • Blinker fluid? Surely you jest... – Zaid Sep 8 '17 at 15:35
  • Asking to leave this open as the OP has answered the question themselves. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Sep 9 '17 at 16:31

You probably put the spark plug wires wrong.


It was not spark plugs ... it was the Distributer cap! I hope this helps someone in the future from spending $500 on unneeded parts Just put one on from Advance Auto 60 days ago

  • And to those who'd have this deleted as NAA, this is the answer, posted by the OP. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Sep 9 '17 at 18:11

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