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I need to figure out why my plugs aren't sparking on a 1993 Chevy Lumina

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Remove the wire from the distributor and rest it
on top of the engine near metal so it can be
grounded,crank your engine and see if you are
getting spark from the coil! to the grounded part
on the other end.

G
ps/stay away from the spark it can be dangerous

Posted on May 08, 2009

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