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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old May 5th, 01, 10:11 AM Thread Starter
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My car wont start because my HEI distributer isnt giving out any spark. How can I fix this? Thank you.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old May 5th, 01, 06:13 PM
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Make sure power is getting to the distributor, put a test light on the "tach" plug right next to the bat connector.
Crank the engine and see if the light flickers off and on.
If it goes off and on, the module is OK and the coil or rotor may be bad.
If no flicker, the pickup coil or module may be dead.
The pickup coil can be tested with an ohm meter. You need the specs from a manual, there is a high and low range. If out of range it's shorted or has a broken wire.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old May 6th, 01, 08:45 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for your help it was the rotor and now my car starting up better than ever.
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