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Backside of engine

Im trying to replace my plugs and wires. i cant see the coils on back of engine and would like to see what im messing with. any diagrams would be apreciated!!! this is a : 97 pont sunfire w/ a 2.2 auto w/ a/c

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Fig. 1: Exploded view of the ignition coil assembly - 2.2L (VIN 4) engine shown
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