Re: 82 linc towncar (no spark from coil)
"jimblob" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> car ran and stopped over night.im a fairly good mechanic but having
> troble with this.i ckd power at coil ok no spark .next changed
> ignition module,and coil. Still no spark. I have power on one side of
> coil with wire off other side. power is even on both sides,but when i
> install second wire its like a short there is sparks at coil connecter
> and a drop in power on power side of coil like a short.for as far as i
> know there is no pick up coil in distributor,no relay ,or ignition
> fuse.what is my problem.is it a short?help me. im a gm man.and this
> ford has got me beat. thanxs
Your voltage indications are proper, ... and the dist does have a pick-up
test lite at neg side of coil should have indication of blink as engine
It's not all that different from GM HEI.. just not as integrated.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!