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My illumina wont start after replacing the fuel pump gas filter geting ga to the fuel rail it has been purged, no spark just cranks what could the problem be? the coil packs or spark controll module? how do you take them off to replace ?

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I would check the coil packs or ignition control module. As far as how, getting a chiltons manual would be your best bet.

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