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Car wont start. I have gas, pump works, i just dont have spark, coil works, rotor turn .

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  • myrlop Jan 12, 2009

    i do have power to the coil, the engine cranks, and the rotor inside the cap of the distributer turns, i just have no spark, i changed all wires, but also inside my car, all the gauges dont move, like when im cranking the engine my tachometer dont move,

  • passatsyncro May 11, 2010

    Is this a vr6 or 1.8l super charged?

    check your distributor, this a 3 pin connector on it, then middle one sends signal to ecm,

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    replace the crankshaft position sensor.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    do u have power to the coil?


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Check spark plugs or spark pug wires. These are the most common issues with no spark. 2. check all fuses. 3. check ground or battery cables. If ground is bad it can cause a no spark. Motor turns? or ROTORs TURN? If motor turns your getting spark.

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If all the gauges are dead I would suspect a ground. I once swapped an engine and forgot a body ground wire and it would crank over but the gauges were dead and it wouldn't start.
If there is no spark, it could also be the ignition module. I had that fail on my vw rabbit and the result was no spark.

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Check the crank sensor

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 12, 2009

    if you have no spark its going to be due to a bad crankshfft sensor. it will also affect other things on the car as well.


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