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Doesn't start my car won't start. i checked the spark plugs. i changed the distributer cap.even checked the fuel pump which i can hear running right. The check engine light is always on too.

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It could also be your ECU. They have been known to have problems. It will create a no fire at the plugs. It could be the coil also. It might be the igniter that sits on top of the coil frame or the ECU. So if you hear the fuel pump it is electrical related. Good Luck

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I assume that when you started the car the starter was running and the engine was cranking.
Remove the #1 boot from spark plug 1. Insert a screw driver to the booth, bring the screw driver near the engine body (about 2 mm) and let someone start the engine. If there's no spark, replace the ignition coil. If there's a spark, check the ignition timing with a strobe light.

Before changing the ignition coil, make sure that the wires connected to it are alright. Remove them from the coil and switch on the engine. Measure the DC volts from the wires. You should get a 12 volts reading between them.

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