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I have a 92 mercury sable 3.0 liter ,it was running fine and all of a sudden it turned off and wont start. There seems to be no spark,to the distributor cap. I had the cap ,rotor,module,spark plugs,spark plug wires,changed but still no spark can you please help me?
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 ...
1995 Altima won't start - Battery good, starter good. Changed spark plugs. Changed wires. Changed distributor cap & rotor. Performed spark test (spark looked weak, but is present at plugs & coil). Tested coil primary (1.4ohm) & secondary (13.43ohm) resistance. Tested power transistor resistance (had resistance where it should). Checked fuel pump fuse, good. ...
My 95 Corolla has always needed a tune up shortly after being serviced. But now, my husband is driving it 40 miles back and forth to work, as the lowest mpg car, but it is hesitating and missing. There is no obvious cause, except if he stops at a light or has to climb a hill, it is barely able to make it up and over. He has changed the spark plugs, air ...
My Caravan accelerates sluggishly, even dying out when I stop at a light, or even when I am in park, I have changed the fuel filter, plugs, pickup coil and distributor cap and rotor. It is still doing it... it seems to get better as I travel longer, so I cant seem to pinpoint it yet. It also jumps when i put in reverse. It doesn't happen all the time, ...
I have been having a problem starting my car for several months now. One interesting thing about it is that it is never in the morning, it always happens after the car has warmed up. I have had a distributor cap changed, main relay changed because of that and the problem still keeps coming back. It cranks but does not turn over. The battery was also ...

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