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Old 09-05-2007, 05:40 PM   #1  
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has anybody had a ignition coil go out just like that or "slowly" go out? what were your symptoms?
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Old 09-05-2007, 07:35 PM   #2  
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so what is your problem ...no spark??????
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Old 09-05-2007, 08:08 PM   #3  
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Over the many years (40+) I've had them do both.
Check that wire connections are clean/tight.......
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Old 09-05-2007, 08:26 PM   #4  
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Had my F-150 do some crazy sh8t on me one time. I thought it was the coil, but ended up being the little tiny roll pin that keys the reluctor ring onto the dizzy shaft! That one took me a few days of hair pulling to figure out! LOL
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Old 09-05-2007, 08:32 PM   #5  
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If you think its bad check the resistance of the primary side of the coil (12 volt side) and it should be between .5-3 ohms. Then check the secondary side (high voltage side), it should be between 30,000-60,000 ohms.
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