As far as I can tell I'm not getting spark from part of my coil to two cylinders. Is it just the coil pack that's bad or possibly something else going on that's causing the coil not to have spark to

Asked by Aug 14, 2015 at 04:42 PM about the 1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr VR-4 Turbo AWD Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car doesn't go over 2000rpm, it still starts. I took the wires off the coil to check for
spark and long behold they all were firing. So I took the car for a rip n it started running
down on power about a mile from the house. So I checked the coil again and the coil was
definitely not sparking on the end closest to the front end of the car. Please help !

7 Answers

68,305

If coil is good,may need to check the crank sensor.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

If it is the crank case senser it should throw a code, correct??

68,305

Should,but not always.

68,305

It will just show up as random misfire.

Thanks for ur imputt im gonna work on it today

114,235

One fouled plug or bad plug wire on that coil will also cause them to do this also. Have you swapped your coils around to see if it's just that coil or any coil plugged in that position. If mine I would swap it around. Also check tighten and clean your motor and frame ground cable. These cars due weird stuff when there is not a perfect ground. Could also be the Ecu.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Thankyou guys!!! You both made me feel better about the direction I was headed in and it was one of my coils that was bad. But she's fixed n I'm off n running again!!!!!! THANKYOU!!

Your Answer

3000GT

Looking for a Used 3000GT in your area?

CarGurus has 92 nationwide 3000GT listings starting at $2,999.

ZIP:

Mitsubishi 3000GT Experts

  • #1
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    2,550
  • #2
    Daniel Foster
    Reputation
    970
  • #3
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    260
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
21 Great Deals out of 1,192 listings starting at $1,795
Used Ford Mustang
712 Great Deals out of 38,333 listings starting at $895
Used Nissan 300ZX
139 listings starting at $3,995
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
20 Great Deals out of 577 listings starting at $14,000
Used Toyota Supra
66 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro
426 Great Deals out of 30,915 listings starting at $3,550
Used Dodge Stealth
40 listings starting at $4,900
Used Chevrolet Corvette
297 Great Deals out of 20,714 listings starting at $2,990
Used Mazda RX-7
69 listings
Used BMW M3
48 Great Deals out of 1,799 listings starting at $5,995
Used Nissan 240SX
10 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.