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Electrical ProbProblem After changing spark plugs, wires, and distributor. Sparks aurked melting the insulation on the coil

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Coils burnt on these at times, also check for grond strap coil grond into cap (is itmissing strap?) check 2 wire harnesses inside dist.
was it running before and is it running now?

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Was the TPS adjusted to 1.5 volts or checked for that voltage reading beforehand?

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SOURCE: engine miss,replaced fuel

Do a compression test and make sure it is not a mechanical problem.Could be burnt valve,bad cam,or broken valve spring.If you know which cylinder is missing pull the valve cover and check the valves and see if they are all moving up and down evenly when you turn the motor over.Just disable the vehicle from starting or you can do it with it running.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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SOURCE: no spark on a 1991 cadillac seville coil, ignition

You need to check for power with a test light to the distributor components.Check for power at bat terminal on distributor while cranking.. I would replace the module and coil, plenty of them at the salvage yard. Testing them is not always correct off the car by the zone.

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The failure is a crack in the coil tower.

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To locate and change the (4) spark plugs on a 2004 Hyundai 2.4L 4 cylinder engine:
Remove the (4) 12mm bolts from the decorative plastic engine cover. Remove plastic cover from engine and place it off to the side out of your way.
Standing in front of the car, the (4) spark plugs are located laterally (left to right) in the recessed area underneath where the plastic engine cover was removed.
Note: This engine has (2) coils....They are located above spark plugs number (2) and (3) from left to right.
Starting with the fist spark plug on the left: Remove the spark plug cable by pulling straight up on the insulated connector. Using a spark plug socket, remove the old spark plug and install a new one in it's place.
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Repeat same procedures for spark plugs number (3) and (4).
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