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1990 Mitsubishi 1.5 engine MPI just died while idling no spark replaced coil it has a distributor, what next?

Replaced coil still no spark to plugs or distributor, engine it will rotate

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Replace Distributor

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SOURCE: 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE dies when idling

with the battery fully charged try scraping the positive over the terminal on the battery and see if it sparks like a draw is sucking out amps if theres no draw on the battery it wont spark at all (good) if it sparks (bad) you have something grounded and killing your battery.. gl

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SOURCE: 2000 Mitsubishi Galant Dying at Random

It seems like a ground problem. First check all fuses to see that they have a good contact. Second, verify the battery terminals for good contact. Third verify the charging condition in the alternator battery system., remember shoul be around 14volts with car running.

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SOURCE: Bogging while heavy accelration.

vacuum advance working ? do manuel check with cap and rotor button off and see if it's moving. chris

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SOURCE: cylinder 2 misfire

One often overlooked item is the spark plug leads themselves! They don't last forever - Some start breaking down internally after only a couple of years, and although you still get a spark at the plug, it is not a very healthy spark.

If they haven't been changed, it is well worth giving it a go.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer won't run. No spark out of

YOUR CAR ONLY HAS COIL PACKS. CHECK VOLTAGE AT HARNNESS, IF OK REMOVE COIL PACK FROM SPARK PLUG REMOVE BOOT CHECK FOR VOLTAGE THERE, IF NONE POSS. COIL PACK.

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