Q: Distributor not sparking

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I am getting no spark from the distributor.

If you have verified there is no spark coming out of the distributor, depending on your system, you might have a faulty ignition module. This is located inside the distributor and controls the spark delivery. Wiring diagrams and information on resistance specifications are necessary to properly diagnose this module. Because of all the variables involved in a situation like yours, I suggest seeking help form a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to help you diagnose your vehicle accurately. This will get you back on the road faster and keep you from replacing unnecessary components.

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