[–] Dishsoap 1 point 9 points (+10|-1) ago 

Did you yell at it?

[–] Redcobra [S] 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Not quite there yet, but I said some unflattering things under my breath.

[–] ThisIsMyRealName 1 point 2 points (+3|-1) ago 

She might have heard you. Present her with flowers and stroke softly, complimenting her looks. You'll get spark, if you know what I mean.

[–] HeavyDuty 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

If I’m not mistaken the cam sensor is inside the distributor. Check that also

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

Thanks will look into it

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

Edit For future: no cam sensor with a distributor system

[–] opa_was_SS 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

The pickup coil mounted under the rotor shaft. Pop the roll pin at the bottom of the gear, slide the gear off with the spacers, slide the rotor shaft out of the distributor and it's the round shape coil with two wires that plug into the module that mounted also on the distributor.

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

Hey I have a question about that.

(Why) Do you have to remove distributor in order to change pick up ?? It seems like you wouldn’t need to.

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

Pick up coil seems to be the issue at this point , I checked a/c on leads and got no fluctuations.this trst

Can’t get the bolt for the retaining clip off easily so I’m worried about snapping it of.

Looks like she’s getting towed.

Thanks for the input tho man!

[–] opa_was_SS 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

No problem. Logged on to late to answer you. But here's a vid to watch. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GGS_ErfNEx0

[–] RoBatten ago 

You can check for coil resistance to see if it's shorted or open before you change it. There's an ignition module in the distributor that goes bad too. It's cheap and easy to change.

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

Thanks I did that now and looks like p/up coil is bad.

[–] watitdew 1 point 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Have you tried turning it off and back on again?

[–] RoBatten 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Do you have a bad ignition coil? Try removing the ground wire and see if you get a spark. Check resistance on that pickup coil too. Should read a few ohms, not shorted (zero) or open.

[–] MaFishTacosDaBombBro 1 point 2 points (+3|-1) ago 

Sounds like the headlight fluid needs to be replenished.

[–] observation1 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

Does it get juice/ try to start?

Eg, act like a dead battery, even though battery is good?

[–] Redcobra [S] ago 

It cranks but won’t turn over.

I’ve narrowed it down and it’s getting towed.

[–] observation1 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I had this problem with my car and it was the ignition module but you've replaced that.

In another vehicle I owned it was the distributor cap.

Get a needle nose out and check fuses.

You can wait until night fall and pop your hood. If while you are cranking the starter if it looks like a damned light-show then need new plugs, boots/wires, or crack in distributor cap.

Though, my bet is on starter switch.

[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Is this the distributor with the coil built into the top? IE GM HEI system?
If so, inspect the cap very carefully for cracks and look for a carbon track inside the cap.

[–] Redcobra [S] ago  (edited ago)

No it’s the year prior with a separate coil

[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

Still check the cap inside carefully.

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