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I have replaced the following things new ecm, coil, distributor, igniter, new timing belt with tensioner but no spark

how this come about drove the car to the races one afternoon then that night went to go home and car would not start. this is a 1989 Toyota camry le with a 2.5 v6 auto trany.

Hello, you need to do some voltage tests and then let me know what you find,
with the key on check:
voltage to the B+ terminal in the diagnostic check connector under the hood
voltage to the 100 alternator fuse in the fuse box under the hood
voltage to the plus side of the coil
voltage at the red white wire of the distributor and igniter
after that I'll have to get my wiring diagram and look into it a little deeper  

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