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1992 Dodge Dakota Question: cranks but won't start

 

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Jsilva, French Camp, CA, May 18, 2011, 14:31
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we changed the cam sensor and crank sensor new distributor cap, ignition switch is good. getting low voltage reading from coil. gets no spark and sometimes it does get spark.HELP

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    Superbob May 18, 2011, 14:54
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    If there is no power at the coil, then I'd suspect the automatic shutdown (ASD) relay is faulty. The ASD relay controls power on the ignition, injection and charging systems.
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    Jsilva, May 18, 2011, 17:00
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    power is getting to the ASD relay, it's a 5.2 mpi auto transmission with overdrive. getting 9.5 mv at the green/orange wire throughout the asd circuit with the ignition switch in the on position.asd and fuel pump relays kicks on, intermitten crank and cam sensors pick up. getting 9.5 mv at ignition feed wire as well as the asd bpositive terminals at coil. yet no spark at the high tension lead wire.

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