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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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1996 Ford F150 XLT 4X4 V8 5.0L Engine turns over easily but

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1996 Ford F150 XLT 4X4 V8 5.0L
Engine turns over easily but does not start.
It was operational 3 days ago, it drove 200 miles.
How do i check if i am getting a spark from the ignition coil?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question,

You can check for spark by pulling the coil wire off of the coil and then crank the engine over, if you have spark you will see a nice blue spark coming out of the coil, check this and post back with the results and we can work from there.

Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

If you find you have no spark out of the coil then run the test steps I have enclosed in the link below. Copy and paste the link to your browser to open and view them.