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Car cranks but no start

Do not get spark from coil to distributor cap. have replaced coil and still there is no spark. but, i do have power to coil from harness.

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  • starlight_24 Oct 26, 2008

    the same thing happens to my car. power to the coil but no spark to the distribuator. and there is no alarm on the car

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    olgamarlene_ Aug 29, 2012

    what is the CDI/IGNITER



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Based on the used electrical design, one terminal of the ignition coil would be +12V when IGN switch is ON/RUN. It is the other terminal that is switched by a CDI/igniter. If the igniter will not switch the coil, then you will not have any spark. The igniter to work needs a pulse trigger input from the engine (to know when to fire).

In some instances, there is an immobilizer that disables the coil from firing as part of the vehicle's security system. You may want to have a look at your alarm system also.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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