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1997 nissan altima has no spark at the plugs.

Diagnosed the problem as the ignition control module. Replaced the module (twice) and plugs still won't fire. Pulled new modules and had them tested. They were bad. Any ideas? Could something be blowing the new modules or did I just get bad parts? I recently had the codes read and that indicated that the EGR valve and NOX sensor needed replacing - said nothing about the ignition control module but it tests bad.

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  • wjcarriii Apr 23, 2009

    I used the thermal grease that came with the new module. Some ignition control modules mount on the distributor but this one mounts above the air cleaner.

  • wjcarriii May 14, 2009

    Where are the sensors located? Are they in the connection that attaches to the ignition control module?

  • Frank
    Frank May 11, 2010

    you might want to take a look at the regulator. if that tested wihtin range, then I would say you just got a defective one.

  • Frank
    Frank May 11, 2010

    did you put any kind of heat sink compound when you install the module? the module run hot in a very short time. you need something help it to disspate heat.

    if you can't find any heat sink compound, go to radio shack and a tub.

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Get those sensors connected to the output of the module tested cause its ruining the module

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