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My car is not getting fire the coil is fine and the spark plugs are brand new battery is fine starter is trying to turn over but the engine just won't start

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Possible cause: failed pulse pickup. This device is located inside the distributor and are not uncommon failures.
If you have a multimeter, you can measure at the thin leads coming out of the distributor on the Ohms scale. Disconnect and measure across them. They will typically have ~1,000 Ohms resistance but could be higher and still be OK. If it measures very low (<10Ohms) or very high (10,000 Ohms) the coil is defective and these are normally separately replaceable.
If you need to replace it; 'shop' it, the prices are all over the map on this thing.
Spirit ignition pickup

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