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Q: fuel on the spark plug

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what would cause fuel to cover the end of a spark plug? i have changed the plug, let it run and checked it again several times with the same outcome. i have a new distributor, wires are good, and plugs are gaped correctly. its a 73 240z w\ triple webers

A: The engine compression may be low in the cy...

The engine compression may be low in the cylinder. If you have spark and fuel, all you need is good compression. Have the whole engine compression tested to get a general condition of the entire engine. If the compression is low in the cylinder, have a cylinder leakage test done to see where the leak is. It may be the piston rings, intake/exhaust valves, or a head gasket. If you need assistance, have a professional technician run these tests and accurately fix the problem with your spark plugs.

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