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No spark ignition

No spark ignition have replaced distributor,cap,button, spark ignitor power pack and ignition module still no spark for coil ?

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  • ROGER Dec 13, 2009

    hello, yes the distributor turns we checked to see if timing chain was broke, but again we are not getting any spark for coil pack to ground. ? ?

  • ROGER Dec 13, 2009

    also just checked all fuse's not sure what else would keep from firing> have replaced distibutor and cap an button. then ignition module and coil pack, no spark from coil pack to ground nothing ? ? 93 nissan altima 2.4 l.

    have checked timing chain and cam is turning

  • ROGER Jan 08, 2010






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Hello stumps.
I will try to help you solve your problem.
To be honest with you I do not see many of these vehicles in my area but I have access to information. I am proficient in electrical repair and we may have to converse to solve the problem.
There is a power transistor (igniter) in the circuit, the ECU, and a resistor condenser/assembly that is involved in operation of ignition
Does it have power on the black/red wire on the ignition coil and the resistor condenser (same circuit) when the key is turned on?
Is there a good ground on the black wire to the transistor and the resistor/condenser?
Is there continuity on the green wire between the coil, resistor and the transistor?
.Leave your answers and comments and I will return.


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  • FUBAR Dec 13, 2009

    The transistor is mounted to a bracket on the air cleaner box.
    This is a common item for failure.

  • FUBAR Dec 13, 2009

    I am trying to find the location of the resistor.
    Bear with me.

  • FUBAR Dec 13, 2009

    It appears in the diagram it is below the distributor. It has a 4 wire connector.
    Wire colors are black, yellow/red, black/red and green.
    To test this unit you need to measure the resistance with it disconnected between the black and green terminals. It should measure 2.2 kilo ohms.

  • FUBAR Jan 08, 2010

    Hi stumps.
    Glad the information helped you to a repair.
    Take care.



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