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I have a 79 dodge 318 it had been running badly,so i tuned it up and that is when my problem started, i have no type of spark until i shut off the key and then at times it will backfire through the exshaust. repaced timing chain& gears,comlete tune up including moduel,ignighter,ballest and even ignitition switch got to be something real simple but not sure what can someone help me out please. is there any type of relays or sensors to look for??????

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  • Juan Guillen May 11, 2010

    Hi. Have you checked the ignition relay. Is the Same as starter relay. "' Not Selenoid OK..""

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Hmmm you have addresssed a lot of the possibilities and I sympathize with you for the headaches, did you have a look at another coil or leads? I would triple check the ignition timing. Sorry couldn't offer much more help, really need to visually inspect this monstor, hope I may have helped somewhat. Good luck

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