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1995 Ford Probe GT no spark

I have a 1995 Ford Probe GT that keeps loosing spark. I replaced the distributor twice within six months each time that car would run either for a month or two. Timing belt is good rotor turns when car is being started

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Along with above, you could also have a bad coil pack firing off too.

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Hi is your Probe a 2.5cc 24valve.If it is then you may need to check the CPS(crank position sensor) All the best.Phil

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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After having no spark in my 1994 probe gt,I replaced distributor and now runs for 5 sec. and shuts off.Car has been sitting for 7 months ,I was woundering if it was a gas issue?


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How do you replace a distributor on 1995 ford probe


you should just have one hold down bolt maybe two,pull out distributor.make sure you put it in the same way it come out or your dist timing will be off.









Tim..........

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1995 ford probe new engine no spark


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How do you replace a distributor assembly on a 1995 Ford Probe GT


Careful!
There is one bolt and clamp at the bottom of the distributor shaft.
You MUST make a mark on the shaft AND the engine so that when you put another one in, you can line it up correctly.
Otherwise, your spark timing will be off & may not run.
When removing you may have to twist the assembly as you remove it (that's normal).
Oh,, yeah... don't remove the spark plug wires at the distributor .. until you really have to... mark them well (masking tape or whatever technique you use).

Sep 01, 2009 | 1995 Ford Probe

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94 ford probe gt engine cuts out while driving,


The part that typically fails in the distributor of the 1993 and 1994Probe GTs is called the ignitor. The ignitors fail due to the highheat found in the cramped PGT engine compartment. Many rebuiltdistributors fail because they are rebuilt from distributors that haveignitors that have failed under high temperture conditions. Therebuilders bench test the rebuilt units at room temperature and theytest o.k. Then when the disty goes back into a hot engine compartment they quickly fail again. I've heard of people going through several rebuilt distys in PGTs within a few months. Avoid rebuilt units unless your hobby is installing distys on a weekly basis.

The best place to buy a new disty is eBay. There are a number of sellers that offer new distys for PGTs with upgraded ignitors that can withstand the heat. Don't go to a Ford dealer, they will charge you a fortune.

Another option is to jury rig a replacement ignitor with an inexpensive HEI module available for less than $20 at most auto part stores. This approach is complex and not for the faint of heart. You can read about that here.

BTW, a 1993 or 1994 Probe GT that experiences stalling along with the tach either dropping like a stone to zero while the car is still moving or the tach bouncing wildly is considered highly diagnostic of disty failure.

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1995 Ford Probe sputtering, dying. Won't start now.


This to me sounds like it could be the fuel pump but first I would check the simpler solution and make sure your alternator is good because if your started turns over fine but the car wont start the next part to check would be for me the alternator.

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Ford probe won't start


distributor is placed wrong for timing
take cap off unbolt distributor lift enough to turn rotor place back dont bolt litely just enough to hold distributor down without it poping up on you
place cap back on
now you need manual start and kill switch up in engine compartment turn vehicle over with manual starter switch if runs rough turn distributor till sounds good now time it with radar gun tighten bolts the rest of the way

now for what i described this has a margin of error going 1 to 3 notches to time in either direction from front to back or back to front turning of the distributor rotar
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or counter clockwise the lifting distributor and turning rotor one tooth to engine crank this is timeing

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