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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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1990 5.0 Mustang, spark outgoing from the coil, but no

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1990 5.0 Mustang, spark outgoing from the coil, but no sparks to he plugs. Car turns over but will not start. Brand new motor, compression good, fuel good.
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: that is about it. vehicle has fuel compression but no sparks to the spark plugs
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: checked the grounds, checked voltage to selenoid and coil. verified spark from coil. verified no spark to spark plugs. verified ignition works
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Ford Mechanic should know about your Ford?
Customer: 347 stroker
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Randall C replied 1 year ago.

Hello, Only a few things can cause this, can I ask what you have done and tried and what parts have been changed

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
new tfi module, new plugs and wires, new distributor cap and rotor, new coil and starter selenoid. New megasquirt computer
Expert:  Randall C replied 1 year ago.

Ok, this is new added information, and I am unsure, I will opt out,

Expert:  Ironmike replied 1 year ago.


let me know if you checked to see if the distributor turns when the engine is cranking. I have seen the pin on the gear snap.