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Van just died while driving

I have gas. I sprayed ether in breather and it nothing. I pullrd a plug and tested it and there was no spark. Can't figure out whats wrong. someone said maybe a coil but don't know how to check it or even know what it looks like. Appreciate any suggestios. Thanks

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Follow the sprk plug wires back to find the distributor, the center lead from the distributor goes back to the coil. if you remove that center wire and lay it close to a ground, see if it sparks when u crank the engine. if not its probably bad. keep your fingers clear the sparks will get you and shock you.

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