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You might check the primary coil inside the distributor. There are actually two coils inside. the secondary is below the distributor plate. It's best to replace both, as if you replace only the primary, and the secondary is also dead, it's much easier to do it once. The parts do not cost much. I made the mistake of replacing just the primary, only to find after re-istalling the distributor that the secondary was also out. (very uncommon) Good luck.

AnswerHey Randell== It is probably the anti theft thing. It needs to be checked out by someone that knows about these things.. Good luck Joe

if your getting spark it may be your fuel pump relay switch i had the same problem check the wires going to it if there old they may be frayed and dried out this will make them ark then all your car does is turn over not getting fuel

most times it is the vats (vehicle anti tampering system) that is the electronic chip built into the key this failure will not let the starter crank. sometime cleaning the key and chip with rubbing alcohol will degrease the key and start but most times it is a bad vats module located behind passenger side dash pad. if you can get the car up on a lift check for a12 volt signal to starter when key is turned,if no power try jumpimg the start and the battery wire on starter this should make starter crank.and you know starter is good and not receiving a start signal from vats or neutral safety

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Q: Why might a 1990 Corvette not start if the battery is charged and the cables have been replaced?
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