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Q: Tried 2 start car w/ only 1 plug wire plugged in on 1996 Acura Integra

I pulled 3 of the 4 plug wires & my boyfriend tried 2 start my car not knowing I had pulled the wires. Now my car wont turn over & there is no spark at all. Please some1 tell me what is wrong w/ my car?
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It could be several things. Pulling the wires of the plugs causes the ignition coil to put out a big spark looking for a path to ground. It could cause the coil to fail under the load, the rotor may have failed, or possibly the igniter, they are all located within the distributer. It is not a complex problem to figure out for any repair shop to figure out.
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Cranking with the spark plugs out May have damaged the Igniter module would need further testing to locate the cause of no spark.
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