Q: Got fire to coil, none to plugs can't figure it out?

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Had a stall in ingine was hard to crank, changed distributor , still ran same, so thought I got trimming off, check it , now can't get to crank at all, change crank possision sencr , still nothing, checked coil got fire but none to plugs I'm so confused ???
My car has a manual transmission.

If you got spark out of coil but not getting spark out of the distributor then your distributor cap and rotor are not passing the voltage from the coil to the plugs. Replace the cap and rotor.

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