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2002 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with 5.9 with distributor has no spark

Quit going down road,has fuel delivery but no spark. previously has had cap,rotor,plugs,wires,coil replaced.checked power to coil 11.7 going in tested with test light on pulse side -did not light test lighthas power coming out but not being grounded. replaced cam position sensor (near hall effect) no change. ohmed wiring to pcm -good. Has engine rpm on scanner and fuel supply ,does this rule out the crank sensor or should I test that before replacing pcm. Or have I missed something

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Those distributors get a lot of heat and vibration. Check all wires inside distributor and coil for loose connections.

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The crank sensor on this vehicle is a magneto type sensor which reads a toothed gear on the crankshaft. The gear has a blank spot on it that the sensor reads, which tells the ECM when to fire. If the sensor is faulty, which is fairly common for Mopar engines, you won't get any spark. You should definitely try replacing this before the ECM. Just be very careful when pulling the sensor out: if it breaks off, it's time to remove the oil pan to push what's left out of the block. Hope this helps

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No spark.the possibility is faulty spark plugs,faulty spark plug to coil pack connections,faulty coil pack itself or faulty crank shaft sensor.But if all this possibilities checked ok/.As you mentioned that injector coils replaced.but spark plugs and coil to spark plugs connections has to be checked.If any of this is checked faulty or short then it can be issue.The crank shaft sensor if its not functioning then the spark will not come up.Also get the starter and starter solenoid checked.If this is faulty then it can also be the cause of no spark.But if this all checked ok and confirmed working then its the fault related to faulty car computer.The pcm/ecm.It is not letting the spark to function.The car computer has to be replaced.
Still start with basics before getting the ecm/pcm replaced.

1) First of all check the power and voltage to the battery. With meter it will show exact 12 volt if the battery is charged. If the voltage is less get the battery charged at local auto repair shop. If the battery is internally drained and not getting charged then its time to replace the battery.

2) When you crank the car do you see spark coming at the spark plug? If no then its time to check the spark plugs and coil pack. If the spark plugs are not worn out and looks new then its time to check coil pack. The spark plug gets power to spark from coil pack.

3) The other thing to check in this case is the starter solenoid of the car. If the battery is charged and you start the car then it gives power to the starter to start the car. But if starter is faulty or not connected properly then car will not start.

4) The other thing to check in this case is fuel in the car. If there is fuel in the car then check the blockages in the fuel pump if the fuel pump looks proper then check the fuel filter above the fuel pump.

5) If all the above possibilities mentioned above checked out OK/perfect then it's a electrical issue and the wiring's in the car needs to be checked. The car gets power from the battery to get started. so the wires from battery needs to be checked one by one.

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This will be caused by a faulty distributor coil. You may want to swap the coil and observe how it goes.

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i have a 1996 jeep grand cherokee and im not getting spark to the plugs.i replaced the crankshaft sensor and ignition coil already and still having problem.if i replace the camshaft sensor would that fix the problem ??? Or what should i do ???

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