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It cranking but won't fire. I have already replaced the

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It cranking but won't fire. I have already replaced the distributor,rotor,igntion coil, check for the slice, and it still won't fire.
JA: Have you checked the fuel supply? And are all the spark plugs working?
Customer: fuel is good, and plugs are good just no spark going to them
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 1993 Dakota
JA: Are you fixing your Dakota yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, I've changed the rotor button, distributor cap, ignition coil
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have also changed the fuel filter
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

The problem can be a loss of spark or fuel. You can check for spark at the plugs with a spark tester.
You can check fuel pressure with a gauge and both of these tools should be available to you at your
local parts store for rent or purchase.
You need to check for any stored codes in the computer with a code reader or a scan tool.
The code reader only gives the codes and definitions, where the scan tool gives you all
the needed data to diagnose the codes.

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