1997 Chevy Cavalier starting

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1997 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl Automatic 170000 miles

the car was running fine it started up ok I drove to work and when I came out it wouldnt start. I had already replaced the batter about a month before and it wouldn't start off a jump. I changed the computer, crank sensor, and starter and my car still wont start, what else could be the problem.
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Thursday, March 13th, 2008 AT 10:11 AM

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From: dariushenry
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Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 1:31 pm

Subject: chevy cavalier

I have a 97 cavalier it has 170000 on the dash and up until two weeks ago it drove perfect, started fine. I drove it to work and when I came out the car wouldn't start so I had it towed to a machanic. He put a starter in. Still didn't start. He put a computer in. Same thing. No start. So he tells me its the crank sensor and he puts in a crank sensor. And it still wont start. And now he wants me to get a ignition module so he put that in. He also tells me its not makin a spark. What could it be. Email me at dari_d7@hotmail. Com

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From: dariushenry
To: rasmataz
Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 1:31 pm
Subject: chevy cavalier
I have a 97 cavalier it has 170000 on the dash and up until two weeks ago it drove perfect, started fine. I drove it to work and when I came out the car wouldn't start so I had it towed to a machanic. He put a starter in. Still didn't start. He put a computer in. Same thing. No start. So he tells me its the crank sensor and he puts in a crank sensor. And it still wont start. And now he wants me to get a ignition module so he put that in. He also tells me its not makin a spark. What could it be. Email me at dari_d7@hotmail. Com

The DIS module and CPS sensor has been replaced-Have the coil/s checked out.

Here is a little trick that will literally show you if a DIS ignition module and its crankshaft sensor circuit are working: connect a halogen headlamp to the spade terminals that mate the DIS module to the coils. A headlamp is recommended here because it puts more of a load on the module than a test lamp. If the headlamp flashes when the engine is cranked, the DIS module and crankshaft position sensor circuit are functioning. Therefore, the problem is in the coils.
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Thursday, March 13th, 2008 AT 4:13 PM

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