Its getting no spark

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GREG91
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  • 1997 DODGE CARAVAN
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
I have dodge carvan 97 3.0 that not getting any spark when I crack it I brought crank shaft sensor and timing belt still no action o yea and I brought new fuses help and when I try to crank and it wont start if I leave the key on the the little accesorcy flash like the ac button and stuff could it be sending a cold
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 12:17 AM

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Tiny
MERLIN2021
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NO START OR HARD START

? Ensure battery is fully charged.
? Check spark plugs.
? Perform spark test.
? Check for sufficient fuel and fuel contamination.
? Check fuses.
? Ensure ignition timing and fuel pressure are correct.
? Check fuel injectors.
? Check crank and cam sensors.
? Ensure timing belt or chain has not jumped.
? Ensure ignition coil resistance is correct.
? Ensure rotor, distributor (if applicable) and plug wires are okay.
? Check coolant temperature sensor and connector.
? Check TP sensor and connector.
? Check airflow sensor.
? Check anti-theft system (if applicable).
? Check for contaminated fuel.
? Check for vacuum leaks.
? Ensure fuel pressure is correct.
? Check for gasoline in oil.
? Check ignition and sensor wires for proper connection.
VERY IMPORTANT! Check for trouble codes! If you do not have a scantool, turn the key from off to on three time, then on the 4th time leave it in the on psistio. Codes will flash on the odometer.
Or this method may work:
You can try a self-diagnostic test. To activate self diagnostic program:

With the ignition switch in the OFF position, depress the TRIP and RESET buttons.
While holding the TRIP and RESET button turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
Continue to hold the TRIP and RESET buttons until the word CODE appears in the odometer windows (about five seconds ) then release the buttons. If a problem exists, the system will display Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC's). If no problem exists, the code 999 (End Test) will momentarily appear.
Post any codes displayed.
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 12:25 AM
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GREG91
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Aleady check for spark at the wire changed the timing belt today I alined everything and there no fire I checked the wires
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 12:36 AM
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Check for fault codes, and power at the + terminal of the coil.
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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 AT 12:40 AM

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