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96 probe I have recently bought a 96 ford probe. Most of the time when I hit the key it starts right up. However, sometimes when I try to start it, it stumbles and wont start or it just wont fire at all. After several attempts at starting it or just letting set fot a while, it will eventually start, It is very inconsistent when it does it. It does it when the engine is cold, hot or when it is raining out or not. I have just replaced the spark plugs, plug wires, distributor cap, rotor button and coil. Didnt fix it. On two occasions when it wouldnt start while trying to troubleshoot the problem, I pulled a plug wire off a spark plug and put another plug in it to check for a spark. I had someone get in the car and try to start it while I watched for a spark and each time it started right up and idled just fine. Please help

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Pull the CPS Plug apart and clean that.
It's the grey one near the cambelt end and leads down to the crankshaft pully.

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