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I have a 1988 dodge Dakota. I can get the engine to rotate but will not start. I am getting fuel to the throttle body and I have replaced the coil, pickup coil, ran all new grounds, replaced distributor cap, rotor button. I ran several tests to determine that I am getting power from computer to coil and from coil to distributor but no spark from distributor, what could be the problem?

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Suzanne Grego, Technician at City of Philadelphia Fleet Management Bo, In order for a gasoline engine to run, you need fuel, air and spark. When these things are timed correctly and compressed, they produce a controlled explosion in each cylinder. From what I understand from your question, you are getting voltage into the distributor, but nothing is coming back out of the distributor. I would suggest checking your timing to make sure it is on point. Also, recheck the condition of the distributor, cap and rotor. Suzanne

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