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1997 Dodge Intrepid Base 4dr Sedan

1997 Dodge Intrepid
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan Base, Large
19 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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April 14, 2013, 1:47 pm

Anthony H

Question: No fire or spark at the plugs

I am not getting a spark or power from the ignition coils. they have been replaced with new ones and it has a new battery in it. I have check for power with a volt meter but it does not come up with any power. i even changed the auto shutdown relay in the fuse box under the hood. I need some help and hope you can help out with what to check or do next

April 20, 2013, 8:21 pm

Richard W
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I would make sure all the fuses are good also. Then take a connector of one of the injectors. With the test light put the connector end of the test light to one one pin on the injector pin. Take the pointer end of the test light and go to the other injector pin. You mite have to use a jumper wire for the clip end of the test light. Then crank the engine. The test light should flash. If it does then you know you it's the ignition system on the car. If it does not flash you have a bad cranks sensor or your power feed is bad. I have had to replace the ingintion switch on your type car before.

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