ENGINE CRANKS BUT NO START

  • Tiny
  • grams car
  • 1978 Buick Skylark
  • 162,000 miles

No spark the engine cranks but no start. Died while driving. Horrible sulfur like smell after it stopped. Good from battery to distributor cap. Then no spark from no. 1 spark plug?

Replaced the battery, alternator is good, replaced the ignition coil, modulator, condenser, distributor cap, rotor. Have no spark at no. 1 spark plug. Has power up to the distributor cap for sure (did not replace the pick up coil)

Thursday, March 15th, 2012 AT 3:58 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Check the ignition module

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Thursday, March 15th, 2012 AT 4:09 AM
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  • grams car
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That would be the modulator that we replaced already.

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Thursday, March 15th, 2012 AT 4:26 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Have no spark on no.1 what about the rest? Still no spark-check and test the distributor pick-up coil resistances and for short to ground

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Thursday, March 15th, 2012 AT 5:22 AM

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