93 V6 Toyota motor home. Hasn't run in 11/2 yrs. Drained old gas, put in new filter, air filter, plugs, distributor/rotor, new plug wires. Turns over nicely but no spark. Can smell fuel. Any sugg

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Asked by Oct 30, 2016 at 06:31 PM about the 1993 Toyota Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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verify there is voltage at the primary coil..as always get a NEW battery, get new cables or assure solid connections that can supply the needed 40 amps to the system...the engine block and the fender/chassis...make sure the juice can get through to the coil~ and power is assured...use a phillips screwdriver instead of the sparkplug to see if you got a spark in the first place~ can follow up with more PM and wait for me to research drawings to work from~

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Thanks. Will check the coil next week (motor home is on a remote island) when a friend can accompany me. It has a new battery on a trickle charger & battery cables are good. Turns over but no spark.

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power to the coil (primary) might be wire has fallen off or been chewed by creatures~

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Very likely wire got chewed by mice who were living in the air filter! Will let you know if that works ASAP. Saturna

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keep testing the power to the coil..where it quits is the trouble zone~

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