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Car will not start

Wife was driving car and it cut off on her! It tries to start but won't turn over. I tested to see if the spark plugs were getting a spark and they weren't. I replaced all plugs, wires, distributer cap, ignition switch, rotor, and ignition distributer. I am still not getting a spark from the plugs. PLEASE HELP!! 95,000 miles timing belt changed a year ago.

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  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    Yeah i replaced the coil as well..sorry i forgot to include that

  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    Brian where are those sensors located?

  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    It makes like a click, but it is not a really a click if you know what i mean and it repeats about every second when you keep the ignition turned

  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    4 cyl

  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    yeah that is exactly what is happening

  • donaldowen Nov 02, 2008

    what exactly am i looking for when trying to find the crank and or cam position sensors? I am looking on the left side of the engine.

  • Paul May 11, 2010

    Do'es the vehcile turn over fast or slow ????

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All the things you replaced were a great place to start. I would suspect the ignition coil. approx. 119.00 for OEM a lot less at the parts store.

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    Brian032472 Nov 02, 2008

    Well my final thought would be the crank or cam position sensor either will cause the identical complaint. I hope this helps

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    Brian032472 Nov 02, 2008

    v6 or 4 cyl

  • Brian032472
    Brian032472 Nov 02, 2008

    Left side (oil cap side of the engine) . When you turn the key is the car cranking normally but failing to fire?

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