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Car is not getting spark

Replaced the crank sensor, computer and ignition module/coil pack. Car ran for 5 minutes and shut off, and is not getting spark again

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    joetambo Jan 03, 2013

    there is no cam sensor this is a 92 pontiac sunbird 2.0L H motor

  • madmaxx Jan 04, 2013

    he said crank sensor

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Does it keep turning over pretty good

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I noticed you replace the crankshaft sensor, but not the CAMshaft sensor.
The Ignition module takes the input of both sensors to tell the coil when to energize.
This sensor should come up as an error code when you attach a obd reader.
Even if your light is not on - there may be a code. If it is not your vehicle originally, some people pull the bulb!

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a bad ground or battery can these.

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A misfire doesn't always have to be ignition... it's just the most common cause. Faulty or plugged injector, low compression. You need to check fuel pressure and test the fuel injector flow. Then check compression. If you don't have tools for these tests, take it to someone who does. Testing is much cheaper than throwing parts at the problem.

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My 2000 Bonneville did the exact same thing. It's the mass flow air sensor I'm almost 100% sure this is what your problem is.

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