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Hi our ed ford fairmont turns over but no spark to start it what could it be please?

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Could be crank/cam position sensor , ignition control module, immobilizer problems
remove the oil filler plug and check that the camshaft is rotating or moving the rockers to see if the timing belt / chain is intact

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