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Wont Start after tune-up

After performing a full tune-up, plugs,wires,rotor, air filter the van will not start. I Have checked the starter, changed the plugs and wires one at a time. I couldnt figure out how to get the ignition coil off. It sounds like the spark plugs are not firing. You just get the revolution of the engine. And it is also getting gas. I also changed the fuse for the starter. Im lost

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If it was firing before you did the tune-up it must have been something you forgot to hook up or put in the wrong spot. pull one of the plug wires off the spark plug and hold it close to something metal and have someone turn the engine over to make sure it is that you have no spark. if it is go back over everything and make sure all wires are on where they are supposed to be and nice and snug. if it worked before you did the work i would find it unlikely that you coil went out..... possible but not probable

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Step 1.Remove steering wheel horn cover
step 2.Remove steering wheel retaining nut (disconect airbag if so equipped)
step 3.Using moderate force remove wheel from steering column
step 4.Discard vehicle (donate,push off cliff,leave on train tracks,ect)
step 5.Purchase new vehicle (preferably a non-lemon)
step 6.Swap steering wheel with one from step 3
step 7.Enjoy the feeling of having "fixed" your auto troubles

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