No spark from distributor

Asked by Mar 16, 2017 at 07:17 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am getting spark to the distributor but not to the spark
plugs. Coil and igm test good. Tried new distributor and
new crank sensor.

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Could be a bad cap & rotor. If the ignition control module, coil, and crankshaft sensor are good, and you get spark out of the coil, then it indicates the cap & rotor. But there is the camshaft sensor, and the pick-up coil in the distributor that also could be the problem, usually not tho.

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