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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Nov 18th, 99, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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my 1974 camaro rs recently quit at a redlight it is getting gas to the carbuerator but no fire through the distributor i checked the coil in distributor and replaced the ignition module ,the motor turns over but still no fire, any ideas as to what the problem is?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 99, 12:36 PM
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Try this first: Make sure you have power at the dist cap connector marked "battery" with the ignition on.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 99, 08:43 PM
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it could be the pickup coil inside the distributor. there are very fine wires inside the pickup coil that can break. It is tested with a ohm meter, it should read in a specified range. I don't have the specs, sorry.
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