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Old 06-08-2006, 09:05 AM
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Help, I lost spark

I just drove my ride home from Good Guys in Pleasanton, CA and went out the next day to start it and it doesn't have spark to the plugs. It's an 400ci Pontiac with HEI. What the heck happened? How do I figure out what needs fixin?

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happened to me before... check rotor for black burn mark on underside. Grounds out to distributor shaft... no spark. Replace rotor or in a pinch put electrical tape on the top of the shaft to insulate it to be able to hobble home. That's one possibility anyway.
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