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My 1987 nissan maxima turns over but has no spark going to the plugs. Can this be the distributor or the crank sensor?

Tested it for spark and was not getting one to the plugs

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It does not use a crank sensor.
It could be anything in the ignition system including the coil, distributor, spark module, or even the cap and rotor. The components would need to be tested.
You check the coil for power from the key switch and look at the cap and rotor first.

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SOURCE: 95 nissan maxima wont start

I had a 94 which i fixed this same type of problem by putting in a new distributor

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This car has seporate coil packs for each cylinder, have you tried swapping the front bad one with a good one to see if they switch ?
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If the spark plugs aren't firing then you just have to follow it backwards. the spark plugs should be connected to a coil or distributor. The problem could be there.

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