Having problems with your 1997 GMC Sierra ?

I am not getting any spark to the spark plugs to get engine to turn over, start, or run. I already replaced the plugs and everything to do with them, the fuel filter, the air filter, and the relay switch. Fuses are all good. The starter is the last thing I replaced because it wouldn't even engage, now there is no spark......

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Ignition moduel inside the distrubitor. around a $40 part. Two screws on distrubitor, two more on the moduel, and one wire connector and you're done.
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