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98 pathfinder has an intermittent spark issue. will start,drive for an hour+-, then quit, always at slow speed, sits for 30 min., then restart and drive. i replaced the coil, but did not help. am waiting on icm to replace that. any thoughts???

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Its the distributor that needs to be replaced. Its probably the coil alone that bad but the coil is built into the distributor, so you will have to replace as one unit. Make sure when replacing the distributor you set the car in base timing thats the rotor head tointed to cylinder #1 and number on piston on TDC(topdead center)before you remove distributor shaft then repalce in the same position and your problem should be solved. Good Luck

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