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No spark to distributor

Hi-- while getting gas my son turned off the car and it wouldn't recrank. I pulled off the wire for the center cap of the distributor and pushed it back on, and it started. After getting it home, it wouldn't start again. This morning I took the wire loose from both ends, checked for shorts. firmly put both ends back on, and she started right up. ten times in a row. Problem solved, right? Nope. Now it's doing the same thing again. Am I looking at a bad wire, bad cap, bad rotor, or what? Thanks.

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It sounds like yopu may have a problem with the ignition control module also called the igniter, the fact you pulled wires off and on may just be a a flute and had nothing to do with the problem, ignition problems are like that, do pull the connector to the distributor and check it for any kind of damage, water intrusion or something along those lines.

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