No spark anywhere

Asked by Mar 04, 2016 at 11:34 AM about the 1993 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got a 93 f150 with a5.0 and I am not
getting spark from coil to distributer and I
put ecm ,computer pick up coil  and a coil
and still no sparks

16 Answers


It is probably the Ignition Control Module. This took the place of the point system.

I replaced that and coil ,pickup coil computer,the icm


Ok, take the distributor cap off, grab a hold of the rotor and see if you can turn it like 30 to 45 degrees. If you can then the distributor gear pin is sheared.

I did that to


Ok, so why did you replace the computer? I suspect there is not 12V to the coil. So the coil, ignition control module, and the pick-up coil is all new? And you are checking for spark at the coil wire? Put a spark plug in the end, makes it easier.

I just thought it was computer and yes I have put a spark plug in the coil wire


Need to verify that the coil has 12V going to it. Turn the key on and use a test light or volt meter.

It does have power to it I used a test light


Your killing me here...should have spark. All I can think of at this point is to put back in your old computer, if that doesn't work, then maybe a faulty ICM. Would have to take it out and get tested.

Ok than u


Let me know what happens...



Before u remove it check the ground wire or add a ground wire from battery to distributor body just to test it

I got it fixed the new coil was bad


Go figure hey, glad you got er going.

I got it fixed the new coil was bad

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