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1997 neon: wont start..fuel line..ignition coil..3 pronged connector

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My 1997 neon won't start. The fuel pump is working (I disconnected the fuel line at the engine and it's pumping fuel to there anyway). I disconnect the ignition coil and checked the 3 pronged connector with a low voltage auto check light and only found life in the middle(I think) prong. I checked the spark plug wires and get no spark. The spark plugs look dry and fairly clean. I'll pay $20 for an answer that solves the problem. By the way, I bought another ignition coil at a junk yard and still no luck..This is a SOHC engine...
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  joe allen replied 11 years ago.
 this sounds like it is a camshaft or crankshaft position sensor both of these play a role in determining when the mixture needs to be ignited.
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
Yes XXXXX XXXXX it does sound like a crank or cam sensor issue as was stated by Tech501 inCustomers other post on this subject.He however at least provided testing details.Apparently however they went unheeded.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
I don't have all the technical tools to repair this if it's not an easy fix. Thanks.
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 How about accepting the correct answer given on your other question by me?
Expert:  joe allen replied 11 years ago.
 tech 105 sorry i never seen this other question and known of no such thing sorry if you are upset about this. But i do agree that you should get the accept.
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 XXXXX XXXXX, Use PM for this discussion.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
I want to give $5.00 to the first person who said the problem is a crankshaft control senser. I ended up taking it to the dealer repair shop and they charged me $135 to analize and new CCS.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: I want to give you $5. How?
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.

 Simply click on the accept button to this question.


Thank you.


XXXXX XXXXX is no longer using the site anyway.

 

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