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Possible loss of voltage to coil and plugs

I had my 85 Reliant SE 2.2L FI car running after replacing a fusible link to the ignition on switch. Drove it around the block fine no problems. Few hours later I went to start it and it started up but stalled backing out of my driveway. Got it running but it started surging like a fuel problem. Now I have no spark but good fuel flow to the throttle body. I am lost and confused.

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I had this or similar sounding issue with my robin trike, after lots of messing about it was found to be a loose alternator not generating enough charge to keep the battery topped up. I imagine the drive round the block used quite a bit of your battery (30 amps approx just to start it) thats when i got my stalling and sluggish responce, not enough power to fireup the plugs 100% run a volt meter on the alternator and the battery

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