Re: 91 taurus cranks--won't start when weather is damp
Bill <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Follow the wire from the center of the distributor cap... that's the
Mind, it may not be causing the problem... but if oyu look at it while
engine runs, in dark...
Also if plugs wires and cap dont fix the problem
> Ok, Thanks Guys,
> Now I know where the plugs, wires and distributor cap are, but where
> is the coil located? Sorry, but I really don't know much about all
> this stuff. I have changed plugs and wires before And I think I once
> changed a distributor cap years ago, but never a coil. I think I have
> a Chiltons here for it though.
>>Note he said GOOD set, plug wires are no place to save money... like
>>brake parts, never buy the cheapest
>>And I hate to tell you this, but the coil is also supect under those
>>symptoms. Run the warmed up engine in the dark and look at the coil..
>>you may see bluish light or sparks between the metal frame and the
>>In daylight, look for dusty deposits there.
>>A coil is a DIY project, even if you dont want to mess with cap, plugs
>>and wires.. fairly simple to change and they cost about $20. go for
>>Echlin brand rather than Wells.
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!