Question about 1992 Mitsubishi Diamante
Car is not getting any fire
Pull one of the plug wires and rest it where a chassis ground is near and then look for spark.
If there is none, the coil or 'power pack' may be bad or the pulse pickup in the distributor has failed,
If it is the former, you must have an ohmmeter at least and measure at the spark output lead or contact to any other contact you find and it should be between 7,000 and ~12,000 Ohms.
On the primary side you need at least one contact and a case ground; this should measure close to nothing; that is, about the same as shorting the meter leads together.
Chekcing the pulse pickup is tougher since they can vary a bunch but shouldn't be less than ~ 1,000 Ohms and in no case infinite (off the highest scale).
Things not likely are sparkplugs and the sparkplug wires; eithr of these would only affect one or two cylinders, not all.
If you smell gasoline, try pushing the accelerator slowly to the floor and keep it there while you crank the engine. Sometimes, the plugs get wet and will then not fire and allowing maximum air to enter the engine and not pumping the gas pedal, will dry them and allow the engine to start again.
Posted on Sep 19, 2008
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