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I have a 1990 ford f150 and i cant get it to star it looks like there is no spark i change the ignition coil the ignition module and pick up coil and still not star

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  • csrlzp27 May 18, 2009

    thanks i will do that by saying the selonoid switch is the starter solenoid correct

  • csrlzp27 May 20, 2009

    ok i check what u say but i just find out that the distributor is not turning thats why there is no spark because the rotor is not turning what do u thing it my be the cause of that

  • csrlzp27 May 24, 2009

    i did check all that the distributor is fine now is turning but stil no spark do you thing it might be the pcm

  • csrlzp27 May 26, 2009

    no i havent move anything from the time do u thing the timing chain might be broken


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Do you know if your starter is bad? If you have not had this check perform these simple steps to check your starter. Place flathead screwdriver on top of your selonoid switch and another screwdriver to the positive battery terminal. If your starter is bad then vehicle should start this way. If you get fire this way replace your starter.

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  • Ashley Hanks May 18, 2009

    Yes they are the same.

  • Ashley Hanks May 20, 2009

    It sounds like maybe your rotor may not be sitting all the way down. if this is not your problem it sounds like the gears on the shaft under your distributor may be stripped. Check these things and let me know and I'll try to help you from there.

  • Ashley Hanks May 24, 2009

    Have you bothered with the time?


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