Sorry to bother you again 1998 Ford Contour

Tiny
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  • 1998 FORD CONTOUR

I have checked everything on my car from fuel filter and the car is getting gas could the coil be bad or not generating enough power for it to hit? I am also on my third battery the last two where bad, but I believe this one is ok. I have checked the timing belt intact and tight, I don't have an air filter in right now, but I have checked the spark plugs and spark plug wires my neighbor said that when he checked the coil it should a clear spark not a blue one and it should be blue is this correct?

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Thursday, November 16th, 2006 AT 3:22 PM

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Tiny
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The spark should be blue and one key is that the timing belt can be fine but there might be a camshaft position sensor that has failed. This item if failing is an important part of the spark timing process. The coil could be failing and there are tests for that.

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Thursday, November 16th, 2006 AT 8:20 PM

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