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Wont start have changed coil pack and cap and rotor button not getting any spark from coil to distributor

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Crank position sensor, try tapping it with an extension and a small hammer otherwise check the resitance of the sensor should be between 250-500 ohm also check for AC voltage while cranking on the sensor should make a little less than 1 volt sounds like your problem please rate -jeff

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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do you have spark out of the coil into the cap? if so i would suggest removing the cap and testing for continuity between the center plug (coil input) and the spring loaded button on the inside also check the rotor, if you have no spark from coil at all be sure you have it wired correctly and be sure the coil wire did not get pulled apart in the ends please rate -jeff

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could be a bad crankshaft position sensor or a bad camshaft position sensor. Either would cause no spark. I would check to see that you have fuel coming up to the throttle body

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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