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Vihicle died won't start

Had no spark from coil. changed out coil. i have power to coil but still no spark. i am using the coil wire to check for spark. could the coil wire be shot.? how can I check without it?

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My 92 Subaru would not start. New rotor, cap, replaced fuel filter. No gas getting to filter. When gas trickled in carb, runs like a top. I think the fuel pump out.

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