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Distributer nit getting power

We have checked all fuses under the dash and in the little black box by the battery. Everything else has power.

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  • berryj002 Oct 27, 2008

    There is spark at the plugs, but nothing at the dirtributer. I am going now to buy the main relay. Any other solutions?

  • puto32588 Apr 08, 2009

    i have a 1992 civic witha 93 obd1 integra swap! i went to start it,it cranked but it didnt turn on, i checked the distributer it wasnt sending no electricity to my spark plugs. and i used the tester to do that didnt ndo no bootleg job, there wasnt no spark. so i replaced the distributer new and still dont have no spark! I got a pr4 ecu and i checked all the fuses iunder the hood and dash and nothing. what is my problem can neone help me out......



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Check the ignition control module (also known as the igniter). It's located inside the distributor, 4 plug in wires on it, I believe 2 mounting screws, and 2 more on a mounting plate (I changed my sons a few months back, it's an older Honda, but should be the same from what I was able to check online). His car cranked over fine, but no spark @ plugs. Let me know how u do, or if u need more info.

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  • Curt Downs Oct 27, 2008

    berryj002, the distributor provides power to the plugs (the spark), so If u have spark at the plugs, the distributor should be ok. Can you explain what is wrong? When u turn the key, is the engine turning (cranking) over, but not starting? If this is the case, have u checked to see if gas is getting to the spark plugs? Let me know.



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