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Impala 2000, 3.8 litres cranks up but doesn't start

After getting a new battery and making sure gas was coming in nicely, I understand that sparks are not getting to the spark plugs to make the explosion happen. Problem is, I do not know where to look to find the defective part and replace it myself, as I'm in no condition to pay for towing and professional mechanic services. Can you help me? If so, my email is cadizrafael@comcast.net Thanks a bunch.

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Is the check engine light on
Its either the cps as stated above or the coil pack which is what the spark plug wires go to

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The most common problem with the car not getting fire is the crank position sensor . it is located either behind the pulleys on the crank shaft , or mounted on the block

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