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Question
New battery, wires ,getting gas still won't start, is it maybe the ignition module or some other relay, or is the ignition module a common problem for that year of car

Answer
GOOD MORN MATT, YES TO YOUR QUESTION ABOUT THE ING MODULE. HAVE YOU CHECKED FOR SPARK ??? REMOVE A PLUG WIRE, PUT A SCREW DRIVER IN THE END OF THE WIRE AND LAY IT 1/4" AWAY FROM ANY METAL PART OF THE ENG,HAVE SOMEBODY CRANK THE ENG OVER AND YOU CK FOR A SPARK JUMP. NO SPARK, THE IGN SYSTEM HAS FAILED..IF THERE IS SPARK,THE FUEL INJS MAY NOT BE OPENING..TO CK THESE,PULL ANY PLUG OF ANY INJ AND GET YOURSELF A 194 LIGHT BULB SOLD AT ANY PART STORE.BEND THE TABS STRAIGHT OUT AND PUT THE WIRES OF THE BULB INTO THE PLUG HARNESS THAT YOU REMOVED FROM ONE OF THE INJS...NOW HAVE SOMEBODY CRANK THE ENG OVER AND YOU SHOULD SEE THE LIGHT BULB FLASH,ON OFF ON OFF CALLED PULSE..IF THIS HAS PULSE AND YOU HAVE SPARK THEN YOU MAY HAVE  INTERNAL PROBLEMS..SO LETS SAY YOU DO NOT HAVE SPARK TO THE SPARK PLUGS, THEN THIS MAYBE FROM A BAD MODULE AND OR CRANK SENSOR LOCATED INSIDE THE HARMONIC BALANCER. THIS CAN BE CHECKED WITH A SCAN TOOL FOR CRANK SIGNAL....SO LET ME KNOW HOW THIS GOES AND GET BACK TO ME..GOOD LUCK TO YOU,,,TOM..

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Can answer all questions pertaining to mechanics of GM cars from 1965 to present. I will answer questions from 6:00 am to 10 pm est.. I will not take diesel or paint questions. If this olds and buick section is maxed out you can get to me in the chevrolet section...

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I have 30 plus years experience in servicing these cars. I can answer questions on carburetor, fuel injection,ignition systems, suspension, brakes and abs, cooling systems,a/c and heater,manual transmissions, rear differential and electrical system,charing system and battery. I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories: - Brakes - Heating and Air Conditioning - Automatic transmission - Clutches and Transaxle - Engine performance - Engine repair - Electrical - Steering and suspension I am certified for NYS inspection and clean air insp.

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I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories (see above) I am an Air Conditioning/Freon recycling specialist with ASE. I have at least 4 years of technical training and many hours of continuing education.

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many customers in our busy shop for the past 30 plus years

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