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Daihatsu Mira 3 cyl 660cc No spark .I have checked plug and lead and fuses Any help appreciated. thanks rob.

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Hi,

In my past dealings with these 3 cylinder engines, common faults (depending on the engine) are:

  • contact point pitting/burns (clean, scrape/replace);
  • rotor;
  • distributor cap;
  • ignition coil;
  • ignition coil ignition B+12 connector;
  • ignition coil loose ground.
Please check above mentioned components.

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. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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