1979 Pontiac firebird no spark to distributor

Asked by Guru9YPW25 Feb 08, 2021 at 06:36 PM about the 1979 Pontiac Firebird Yellowbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Getting gas to plugs no spark to distributor

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That far back GM ignitions made use of HEI, there will be no spark *to* the distributor, the distributor IS the source of ignition. Outside of a wiring issue the most likely cause is a failure of the ICM module. If the module is still functioning then suspect the main coil or the pickup coil.

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