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Lost ignition...turns over but no spark

'89 Dodge Dakota 4 wheel drive..starter was bad,took in garage and replaced ,then lost all spark to plugs...rechecked,everything connected o.k.,but no .ignition,just winds over....tried wire from batt. to coil neg and hear noise from pump ..but still no spark at plugs...worked fine until starter changed...I was wondering if any fuses or plug in at the fuse box..will certainly appreciate imput....( mechanic from the '60's, missing normal systems..lol)

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My first question is - do you have battery power at the positive post on the coil ? If not, check the ASD relay.
Putting power to the negative side of the coil will not make anything happen.

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Make sure that the distributor module is ok first.Check that the ign coil is getting a pulse signal when engine is turning,and check ecm fuse and that engine is grounded to frame.

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