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I am not getting any fire to my plugs

My camaro isnt getting any fire to the one plug. I thought it was the camshaft sensor and crankshaft sensor, coils and the and module, i also put a generic diagnostic machine on it and no codes came back it is a v6 3800

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    yadayada May 28, 2010

    a bad cam or crank sensor will cause the whole igntion system to not work, never just one plug. if u had an engine misfire u would have a code always.

  • heisman80 May 28, 2010

    i am going crazy here ive changed everything from the fuel system components to the coils and module and those sensors i am still not receiving any codes

  • heisman80 May 28, 2010

    i took one of the spark plugs out to if im getting fire i dont see any what could be the cause of that i have changed both sensors



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Check high voltage wires for cracks,chafing or melting, also replace the plug. try turning the engine over with a known good plug connected but not installed in the cylinder to confirm no spark. if there is spark but you still have a missfire, then you have a dead cylinder. if no spark, its the coil or coil module. replace plugs and wires 1st. its cheap compaired to sensors and modules

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