my 1966 mustang will crank but not start. their isn't a very good spark and i've tried everything.

Asked by Mar 17, 2007 at 10:57 PM about the 1966 Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i've follewed all the wires back and their all going to the right place. i had to cut the ignition wire because it corroded and cracked, i crimped another wire to it but its not getting much spark. also, when my car is in the ON position, it starts and trys to crank over as if it was in the Start position. i checked the ignition switch and everything is in order.

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Hi lsf1! Here's a no-start troubleshooting guide to give you and organized way to eliminate some of the simpler possibilities. Hopefully this will lead you to your problem. Hope it helps, good luck!

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Engine timing or points and condenser are the problem. Most likely points are bad or not properly installed. Could be bad coil but that is rare.

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