The specs are pretty easy to find (I don't happen to have them handy, but they are on several websites). You can test them in place with a volt/ohm meter, but you need to have the ignition on for at least one of these tests.
Mine fails when the engine gets hot- both the igniter and the coil seem very heat-sensitive, and one of my cylinders has a leaky exhaust valve that causes some heat problems.
Be careful when testing, that any removed wires don't touch anything. I had to replace part of a wiring harness for that reason.
Also, consider pricing a complete distributor instead of the component parts.
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Ignition coil or Igniter (ignition module), likely one is failed. First check for battery voltage on the B+ primary wire on the coil. If voltage there, may be the coil (also check distrib. cap and rotor for wear or cracks). If no voltage to the coil, might be the igniter.
I searched under 'ignition module' on autozone.com and 'no parts for ignition module' turned up.
I looked under DIS or Distributorless Ignition System and found the coils are inserted in the top of the engine and this tells me that it's likely that the ECM or PCM controls the spark on these cars.
Civic 1.7L Engine
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the ignition coil cover (A), disconnect the ignition coil connectors (B), then remove the ignition coils (C).
Installation of the ignition coils is the reverse of the removal procedure.
Fig. Remove the ignition coil cover (A), disconnect the ignition coil connectors (B), then remove the ignition coils (C)
check for power to the coil, if there is no power...its a possible ignition switch failure. The ignition switches in these models have defective internal contacts, resulting in power loss to vital electrical components. You may check the ignition switch by removing the plastic cover around the steering column. Its a white round plastic unit with wires coming out, and located behind the key cylinder. Inspect for internal archs or black/burnt residue. Call you local Honda dealer for recall info, they will need your vin#...Hopefully this helps