no spark on a 1997 firebird v6 base

Asked by Josiah Jun 25, 2017 at 10:25 AM about the 1997 Pontiac Firebird Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 1997 Pontiac firebird has no spark it will be running just fine but all the sudden its just stalls when I stalls it has no spark everything else is good just doesn't have any spark any idea as to what's causing this is not the vats as far as I can tell and the security system checks out

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I have the same problem so I changed the cap and it started up ,it keep doing the same thing .I replace the cap three time and every time it starts what causes this ,Ian trying to find out


I had a broken distributor cap on my 1994 TA with the LT1, once it was replaced it never gave me any trouble again. But before replacing it and while diagnosing it, I'd cleaned under the hood and gotten the engine wet, not knowing the distributor was getting ready to fail and …. car would hiccup, not wanna start, stall out, off to the mechanic it went, and on went the new distributor cap. Voila! the Phoenix rose again!

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