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420A Spark issues

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Probationary Member
May 31, 2023
Vinton, Virginia
hi everyone I just bought my first eclipse tbh i don’t know much about it,
I have no spark. When I turn the key it’s turns over normal just won’t start my fuel pump works and I’m 90 think it’s down to coil pack or distributor any thoughts?
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Proven Member
Sep 20, 2022
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Is it turbo or non turbo? If you can’t answer that then post a picture of the engine bay.

Not to be a dick but you are going to need to put more effort in trying here. We are here to help but you need to help us help you. Knowing what you are working on is something we need to know.

These cars aren’t Hondas they have no distributor.



Proven Member
Jan 22, 2019
Clinton, Iowa
Don't know too much about the dodge block but I can throw out some rules of thumb. The ECU wants 4 things to produce spark. A crank and cam position signal, an ignition control module if it has one, and good coils. If it doesn't have those 4 things or the ECU itself is no good then you have no spark. Judging by the condition of that engine bay and the fact that your O2 sensor wires are cut I'm guessing it might be missing either the crank or cam signal or there is a broken something be it a wire or the control module between the ECU and the coil.

Are you positive that its no spark. You could have a clogged fuel filter, leaky hose between the fuel pump and the tank bulkhead, a bad FPR that's not allowing pressure to build up in the rail, or a no power issue at the ECU. It kinda sounds like the car is a big unknown still. My advice grab some old school tools and techniques and start poking at everything that could be the culprit.


Proven Member
Feb 9, 2019
A bad or disconnected cam sensor will not cause a no spark issue, it will just heavily retard the timing to a "safe" degree. You're pretty much left with the crank sensor, coil, ecu or wiring. It looks like a lot of parts are missing before the car is even driveable.
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