Car wont start

Tiny
KATHYLOWERY
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  • 1992 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM
  • 50,000 MILES
92 plymouth acclaim 2.5 wont start getting weak spark replaced roter cap coil fuel pump working and plugs ready to pull hair out
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 12:42 AM

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Tiny
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Kathy,
When is the last time the timing belt was replaced? Have you done any testing of the hall-effect pick-up assembly in the dist? Is/Was the check engine light prior to the no-start condition? And finally, have you checked to see if you are getting injector pulse? With a little more info, I think we can save your hair. Let me know, Doc
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 1:11 AM
Tiny
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Car was running great just stopped all of the sudden and would not start timing belt good timing good also
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 1:20 AM
Tiny
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If you have weak but consistent spark, suspect the ignition coil. Everything that triggers it is working.
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 1:45 AM
Tiny
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Have you checked for inj. Pulse? Injectors are driven by the ASD relay(B+) and switched on the ground side. Check for power on the Dk. Grn-Org wire at the fuel injector. If you have power there, Next hook the clamp end of your test light to B+ and probe the other side while cranking. The light should flash.
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 2:39 AM
Tiny
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I have even pored small amount of fuel into carb/injector and could not get results
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 3:18 AM
Tiny
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I have replaced plugs coil wires distcap distbutton part under button torn front of motor apart and check timing belt for quality and position all appears good
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 AT 3:22 AM

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