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My 96 dodge neon has no spark

I rebuilt the upper end of the motor, put it all back together it ran perfect for about 30 secs and died, ever since then it has no spark, only when you let of off the key after trying to start it, i have replaced the entire spark system and the pcm, i don't know what else to do please help,
thanks mike

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  • mikey497 Jun 05, 2009

    i checked the crank sensor it clears i also tested it it pulses like it should but i am thinking the eprom in the computer needs flashed???

  • mikey497 Jun 09, 2009

    i checked the switch the old one was iffy so i bought a new one and installed it, still no spark? not sure what else i can do or where to go next.

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook May 11, 2010

    Mike:

    Wen you put it back together, did you by chance remove a crank position sensor? And by chance put it back on? and by chance made sure it cleared the crank pulley and such? If so, double ck , k?

  • Robert Debison May 11, 2010

    I WOULD CHECK TIMING BELT MARKS..ALSO REMOVE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET AND CHECK FOR A BROKEN SPROCKET DOWEL PIN

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Good, thanks checking the cps. Now, It souns like you have lost the current in thecrank circuit that bypasses the run circuit when you are cranking. This is usually incorporated in the starter relay circuit. Check all the fuses , that done and all is good, Check the actual switch to make sure it is traveling all the way. It may be mounted on the steering clolumn under the dash and actuated with a rod from the key if it is a column key switch. Let me know please.

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