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No spark at coil wire - 1998 Jeep Cherokee

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89 jeep cherokee limited 4.0 motor locked up put a 93 4.0 in the truck but used the original distributor and everything else from the 89 now i have no spark i have put a new pickup coil and ignition module in the jeep tried another coil replaced coil wire i tested every fusable link traced and checked every wire for continuity and made sure all grounds are clean and secure but still no spark?


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I have a 93 Jeep Cherokee with a 4.0. I installed a new coil and it refuses to spark. cleaned cap, rotor and plugs. Tested plug wires all good. 12v going to coil. Still no spark. Can the magnet in the distributor go bad or look some where ekse? I left the ignition on for about an hour before I caught it. No spark since.


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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 6L Auto Trans. Turns over but wont start No spark on plugs, good compression. Just put new ignition coil, rotor cap plugs plug wires. but, checked power supply to coil and found that I'm not getting a full 12volts. traced wires back to PCM with no burns, tears, breaks, or other problems with wires.. What could it be? bad PCM?


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I have a 1991 Jeep Cherokee 4.0. It ran fine yesterday then this morning, it would crank but would not fire. I have replaced the spark plugs, plug wires, rotor button, distributor cap, coil, and the air filter. The spark is not coming from the coil. Any suggestions?


Spark is triggered by the crank sensor and the cam sensor inside the distributor. but the actual signal to the coil comes from the computer. If I remember correctly the hot side of the coil runs to the back of the alternator. I am sending along a com ... 1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited

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Ignition control module? Perhaps. Perhaps not. \015\012Do this for me: Go out, and open the hood. Look to see if the computer for this vehicle is mounted on the firewall, on the passenger side, about 1/2 way down the firewall.... Let me know. P ... 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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YOU NEED TO CHECK FUEL PRESSURE ... 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Coil may be producing low voltage (KVs) to where it makes enough energy to snap out of the coil tower but then supressed as it travels down the high tension leads finally to the plug. Incidentally spark plug leads should have about 10k ohms of resist ... 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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