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My car has power goin to the coil but not to the distributor. Why?

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Hi,
Pull the coil wire from the top of the distributor cap (leave a gap)and position yourself where you can turn the engine over and see if it's sparking. If not, replace the coil.
Hope this helps... Good luck!

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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Im not sure what engine you have or what ignition system is in it but the coil has power and the other wire is ground, the dist is what produces the ground as it spins in order to make the coil spark, the dist grounds and releases ground very fast. if your dist has a control module on it or on the fender well then the module should have power to it. if your problem is a no spark one then have the control module tested and also make sure the cam is spining and the timing belt didnt pop if this is a 4cylinder, no matter what motor have the module tested and try another coil if module tests good.

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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