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Changed plugs and rotor button and cap still not firing

Change plugs and rotor button and cap still not firing

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  • wvsandra May 04, 2010

    wasnt problem took it to the garage had to replace the distributor

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    are you sure that the spark is the problem?

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If ou are not getting a spark from any plug wire...then your electronic engine control module (ECM) is bad.

Posted on May 01, 2010

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