There is no spark on the ignition

Tiny
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  • 1991 MERCEDES BENZ 230TE

There is no spark on the ignition. Car wont start.
What could be the problem and how do I repair this.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 AT 9:35 PM

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Tiny
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If the car has a distributer, it could be the ignitor or coil or even cap and rotor. If the engine is coil on plug, test power to the coils.

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 AT 3:35 AM
Tiny
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If you get a repair manual you can look up the specs needed to test the ignition parts with a voltmeter which will eventually tell you what is faulty.

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