no spark

25

Asked by Jul 31, 2008 at 07:58 PM about the 1983 Chevrolet Camaro

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i already changed the coil,control mod., cap and rotor, wires and plugs [0.035 gapping]new starter and solenoid. what else can i check?

9 Answers

25

make sure the distributor is turning, sounds like a distributor issue.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
7,515

Stupid question but.... Are you getting power to the coil?

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
9,395

check and make sure your coil is getting power, may be your ignition switch or relay. Make sure everything is grounded correctly if this was an engine swap.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
285

maybe your ignition control module has taken a crap. had that one happen to me on my s10 rebuild.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
445

i would check the rotor and see if its turning or not, if not the gear on the bottom that turns with the crankshaft is broken or loose, but theres a good possibility the distributor is failing, we had a 84 that had that problem and the distirbutor wasn't to expensive to replace.

545

I second the ICM - it is a flat 2" chip under the cap, you can't miss it. They're about $25. I always used to carry a spare after spending a whole weekend trying to figure out why my car wouldn't start!!

if im not mistaking there should be a most likely orange wire from the distributor that loops back into the harness and makes its way to the altenator. can be a botch to find but my brothers 84 gmc had that issue and it took a week of messin around with it to find.

25

looked around some more and found a pink wire, plugged it in, started the engine and the way to go, she's alive, finnaly, thanks to every one

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
15

i jus fixed my friends 87 camaro it had the same issue ummmmm theres a fuseible link behind the block his was melted into do to the the heaat of the motor its either tht or the wires on the coil arent pluged in all the way try takin em off nd puttin them bac on a few times then giglle em around a lil

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • no spark? 1 answer

    I had to replace the starter, it now wants to crank over but now there is no spark. I also checked the cam and crank sensors and they were fine

    1993 Chevrolet Camaro Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what can i do to get a spark even when i changed my distributer, cap, rotor, spark plugs, and wires 1 answer

    how can i get a spark

    1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Camaro won't get any spark 6 answers

    Hello, I have a 1989 Camaro v6 automatic trans. A few days ago I parked it in my driveway and turned it off, now I can't get it to turn back on. Tries to start, just won't. At first it wasn't gettin...

    1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • i have oil on no.2 and 5 spark plug it was dripping what could be the cause 2 answers

    while changing the spark plugs on my Camaro no.2 and 5 plug has oil dripping from them what could be the cause

    2010 Chevrolet Camaro LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2014 Chevrolet Spark 1 answer

    I just got a 2014 Chevrolet Spark and it was working completely fine when I got it front the dealership, but when I tried to use it later that day it would not start at all. The radio and aircondit...

    2014 Chevrolet Spark 1LT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Camaro

Looking for a Used Camaro in your area?

CarGurus has 39,300 nationwide Camaro listings starting at $2,995.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Camaro Questions

Chevrolet Camaro Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,590
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,120
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
728 Great Deals out of 38,316 listings starting at $1,750
Used Dodge Challenger
433 Great Deals out of 25,167 listings starting at $7,980
Used Chevrolet Corvette
348 Great Deals out of 20,235 listings starting at $3,688
Used Dodge Charger
549 Great Deals out of 28,742 listings starting at $2,275
Used BMW 3 Series
1,804 Great Deals out of 40,967 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Impala
917 Great Deals out of 36,379 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
3,377 Great Deals out of 203,974 listings starting at $1,273
Used Pontiac Firebird
14 Great Deals out of 814 listings starting at $3,800
Used Honda Accord
1,201 Great Deals out of 78,040 listings starting at $969

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
21,813 listings starting at $19,498
2016 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 3,320 listings starting at $19,199
2015 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
194 Great Deals out of 3,494 listings starting at $14,339
2014 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
144 Great Deals out of 2,341 listings starting at $11,995
2013 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
105 Great Deals out of 1,942 listings starting at $9,991