Replaced fuel pump, then ran great

Tiny
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  • 1985 DODGE RAMCHARGER
  • 21,300 MILES

Replaced fuel pump, then ran great. Then wouldn't not turn over, checked battery, replaced it, ran great. 4 days would not turn over, checked alternator, replaced new. Now it will not fire but turn over great. Primed it several to start and nothing, acts like no gas gets to carb.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 5:22 PM

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Try spraying some carb spray in the intake as prime see if it starts let me know what it does.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 5:57 PM
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Followed direction on carb spray and tried 4 times as primer and will not fire. Turna over but no start.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 7:36 PM
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Followed direction on carb spray and tried 4 times as primer and will not fire. Turn over but no start.

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 AT 7:40 PM
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Have you checked for spark yet?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:09 PM
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You should have a nice a blue spark?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:10 PM
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Checked for spark this morning and No spark from plug wire to plug. Checked wires from alternator and battery everything looks good. At a loss

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:25 PM
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Have you inspected your cap and rotor etc for cracking where carbon build up etc?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:37 PM
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Also if the rotor in the distributor spins while cranking the engine?

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 8:44 PM
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Cap is in good condition, rotor good and spins while cranking. Spark going into coil no spark from coil to dist. Replaced coil and still same. No spark coming out of to dist.

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Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 AT 11:35 PM
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So you have blue spark that comes off the coil wire that goes to the distributor?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 2:38 AM
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No spark from coil to dist. Do you think it could be ignition control module or pick up assembly in dist?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 2:46 PM
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Alright iam a little confused you said you had spark going in to the coil but not going into the distributor?So you have power to the power side of the coil with the key in the run position?Also is there a pulsing ground while cranking the engine over to the negative side of the coil?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 4:45 PM
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With key on spark into coil but no spark to dist. While cranking engine spark into coil but no spark coming to dist.

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 4:50 PM
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So when you say spark into coil you mean power to the coil?Are you seeing this spark or measuring it?Iam trying to follow what your saying since I cant see what your talking about.

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 4:58 PM
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You can see it as well as my I have a devise that wen you connect the devise with a clip to ground and the long end like a screwdriver but pointed tip touching the coil it does not light up. Using it on the incoming of coil light comes on.

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 5:21 PM
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So the device hooks to where the coil wire output goes to the distributor cap?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 5:45 PM
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Yes

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 6:00 PM
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So there is no spark out of that?Also do you have power and a pulsing ground while cranking to the coil?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 6:22 PM
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What size engine do you have?Also any codes in the computer?Sounds like you should have spark out of the coil how are you measuring you have have power and a pulsing ground to the coil?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 9:03 PM
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3.2 v8 real 150. Wrong on pulsing power, no would be the. Answer. No codes visible on. Measuring with a hand help spark device that lights up on one end when you have spark.

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 9:28 PM

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