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I cant get the car to start. (timing?)

I changed the coil packs and timing chain in my 1988 grand am Quad four engine and it still will not run. it will turn over and backfire then start for about a minute then it will die i also changed the fuel filter. i'm not sure what the problem is. could it be the crank sensor where is it and how do you get at it?

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Yes it could very well be the crank sensor.It is located under the ignition module on the firewall side of the engine...Did you make sure the firing order is correct?

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