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  • cinnamonbear10
  • 1994 Dodge Shadow
  • 4 CYL
  • automatic

How do I check for spark on a 94 dodge shadow and what and where is the distributor pick up

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Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 AT 6:39 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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It's a common failure item under the distributor cap and rotor. Looks like a round disc with a wire and three-pin plug.

Checking for spark is pretty basic. Pull one spark plug wire off the spark plug, stick a screwdriver into the terminal and lay it close to a metal part of the engine, but not touching it. Have a helper crank the engine and watch to see if sparks jump from the screwdriver to the engine.

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