Question about 1987 Plymouth Reliant

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No spark i recently have had problems with the car not wanting to run. It will drive fine and then begin to hesitate and or bog down. Just the other day the car stalled out and it hasn't started since. I replaced the plugs/wires, distributor/and rotor, pick-up coil, map sensor, ignition coil, and it seems as though i'm not getting any spark.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    i have the same issue -ran a code scan- 12 and 55-just telling me it was unplugged from the battery

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Have you and/or, do you know how to cycle key on, off, on, off, on & retrieve trouble codes?
check engine light will flash. here's an example how to read & record them. flash,pause,flash,flash. is code 12. flash,flash,flash,pause,flash,flash,flash,flash is code 34. then there will be a little longer pause & the flashing starts again. Always a 2 digit number. 5 flashes,pause, 5 flashes, is code 55, end of message (or codes). Try doing that and lets see what codes you get.

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