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1996 S-10 cranks but no fire

This vehicle will start about 10% of the time and when you turn it off it will not start back up.its been in my driveway for 2 years now.I've changed the ignition module the coils,new plugs new plug wires,new crank sensor,but still wont start.Just wont get any spark.

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  • robinlwhites Feb 25, 2009

    Its not the starter ,the motor turns over when cranked ,it just wont get spark, ive changed everything but the camshaft sensor but i dont think that is the problem because sometimes it will start and run.then when i turn it off it wont start back up.

    thank you

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I HAVE A 96 S-10 PICKUP. ENGINE TURNS OVER FINE,BUT WONT START. GETS NO SPARK. IVE CHANGED IGNITION MODULE,PLUGS,PLUG WIRES,AND CRANK SENSOR.AND YES THE FUEL PUMP WORKS FINE.THIS IS A 4 CYLINDER.ALSO CHANGED COIL PACKS.DONT KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO. IGNITION FUSES ARE GOOD.THIS VEHICLE WILL START AND RUN SOMETIMES BUT WHEN I TURN IT OFF AND TRY TO RESTART ITIT WONT START.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    after plugs and wires changed and ignition switch, still wont start.turns over but wont start.

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Did you check to see if fuel pump is pumping. fuel filter isnt clogged is it? but you're sure there is no spark. because if there is spark it could be air flow problems.
and you changed the ignition switch so that's not it, how about the starter. is there any noise coming from the starter when you turn key? if it isn't lined up right.
there has to be spark if you did what you said take off a wire at night and try it . electricity to start goes, ign switch battery starter(is there a relay on s10s cant remember), the alternator is here also.to coil/distributor to wires to plugs to gasoline

also it could be the wires coming from the battery , check them for corrosion. if they are really corroded could be problem. and make sure your ground is good contact. ive seen corrosion inside wires causing no spark.
just a few ideas to check.

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