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October 23, 2012, 6:24 pm

Austin C

Question: i have a crank, no start situation

ive tried everything i can think of, i have spark, compression, my fuel pump whines when i turn the key, ive tried ether in the throttle body with no luck, ive relpaced the ignition module and the ignition switch and my truck still wont start.

October 28, 2012, 9:39 am

Richard W
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When you replaced the ignition switch did tyou do the relearn for the theft system. Also When you say you have spark do you have it at the spark plug. Because if you spray ether or carb cleaner in the intake and it does not fire up you have no spark. The cap and rotors on your car are a common problem. I would check them.

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